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Ex-Indian John McDonald Retires

John McDonald retires after 16-year career. Plus an interview with LGFT Jaret Wright.

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Popular infielder McDonald calls it a career | - ANAHEIM -- John McDonald, who willed his way through a 16-year career with eight different teams as a backup infielder, has decided to retire from the game at age 40. News of his decision spread Wednesday, when four teams -- the Indians, Blue Jays, D-backs and Angels -- offered up congratulations through their individual Twitter accounts. McDonald was that popular.

Catching Up With Jaret Wright | Did The Tribe Win Last Night? - "I don’t think that you could ever completely understand the magnitude of that situation," Wright said, "but I think that being young definitely helped me to not understand the magnitude of it. I think it’s an advantage. When you’re young, you don’t get your butt kicked too much, your arm feels good, you’re kind of invincible and everything feels good. I really think it helped being so young to not totally understand how big that game was."

The Indians are Cheap! (and Other Complaints): WoF vs. That Guy - Wahoo's on First - A Cleveland Indians Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More - "That Guy" has some complaints about the Indians not spending any money this offseason, but Wahoo's on First has a few arguments to calm him down.

It's Pronounced "Lajaway" " How Tribe Fared vs 2015 Hall of Fame Class - The Tribe's success or lack thereof against the 2015 Hall of Fame class.

Samsung Lions sign ex-MLB right-hander Tyler Cloyd | GlobalPost - The reigning South Korean baseball champs Samsung Lions said Thursday they've signed LGFT right-hander Tyler Cloyd.

Around the Horn

Braves sign Pierzynski, Outman to 1-year deals | - The Atlanta Braves signed veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski and LGFT pitcher Josh Outman to one-year contracts on Wednesday.

5 bold predictions for the rest of the MLB offseason. | : Anthony Castrovince Article - Five predictions for what could still be in store between now and the opening of Spring Training camps.

Diamondbacks sign Nick Punto | HardballTalkNick Punto now will lay down scrappy bunts for a new franchise.