Carlos Guillen To Retire

Tuesday March 6th, 2012

Former All-Star Carlos Guillen will retire, according to MLB’s official Twitter account.

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Guillen, 36, played in just 28 games last season, hitting .232/.265/.368 for the Detroit Tigers. It marked the third straight season that the three-time All-Star had failed to play in at least 100 games for the Tigers.

Guillen’s best season came in 2006 when he hit .320/.400/.519 with 19 home runs and 85 RBI for the Tigers. That season, he finished 10th in the American League Most Valuable Player voting.

Over the course of his 14-year-career he hit .285/.355/.443 with 124 home runs and 1331 hits.

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