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Right-hander Jake Westbrook is retiring after 13 years in the Major Leagues. The Cardinals confirmed his decision on Friday.
Westbrook retires with a 105-103 record, a 4.32 ERA and a 1.41 WHIP. He stated he wanted to spend more time with his family. He should be able to do that quite well given that he made nearly $71 million during his career. Jake Westbrook made nearly $71 million. The moral of this story is to teach your kids to play baseball.ANALYST: Ray Flowers
George Springer went 2-for-4 with a double and one RBI in the Astros 6-2 loss to the Tigers on Friday.
Springer has now collected two hits in three straight games which has helped raise his average from .195 to .214 on the season. A concussion sidelined Springer in early May but he has played well since his return, hitting .282 with six runs, two home runs and four RBI. Fantasy owners will have to deal with the low batting average as Springer is once again on pace to rank among the league leaders in strikeouts but he’s already reached double-digit stole bases and could flirt with a 30/30 season given his potential. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba