Left handed pitcher Bruce Chen has announced his retirement from professional baseball.
Today, I would like to announce my retirement. For the last 22yrs I have been doing what I love for a living. I feel blessed and fortunate
— Bruce Chen (@ChenMusic) May 19, 2015
Chen, 37, was designated for assignment by the Cleveland Indians on Saturday, after struggling through 6 1/3 innings this season. He gave up nine runs on 17 hits and struck out just four batters during that span.
Chen finishes his career with a record of 82-81 and an ERA of 4.62.