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Reliever Wade Davis retires after 13 major league seasons – The Denver Post

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Three-time All-Star free agent Wade Davis is retiring after 13 major league seasons at 36.

His retirement was announced by his agency, Jet Sports, the Kansas City Royals announced on Wednesday. Davis played for the Royals in 2021 and helped Kansas City win the 2015 World Series title.

“Wade will be forever remembered by our fans, his teammates and our organization as an elite competitor and a very classy person,” Royals president of baseball operations Dayton Moore said in a statement.

Davis was 63-55 with a 3.94 ERA and 141 saves in 161 chances on 88 starts and 469 relief appearances for Tampa Bay (2009-12), Kansas City (2013-16, 2021), Chicago Cubs ( 2017) and Colorado (2018-20). He was a 2015-17 All-Star.

The right-hander was 4-0 with a 1.80 ERA and eight playoff saves, including 3-0 with a 0.36 ERA and four saves for the Royals in 2014 and 2015.

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