Magglio Ordonez Admits He's Nearing Retirement

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Tuesday March 27th, 2012

Magglio Ordonez is 38 years old and still out of work -- and if you know your Spanish, you know that this tweet means he's about ready to give up.

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"Close to retiring," Ordonez says.

Ordonez re-upped with the Detroit Tigers last winter for his seventh season with the team, signing a one-year deal worth $10 million. But he was tremendously disappointing in 2011, hitting just .255 with five homers, and as such, he's yet to get an offer for 2012 from Detroit or anyone else.

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