Brandon Webb retires from baseball

Tuesday February 5th, 2013

Brandon Webb Brandon Webb has retired from baseball. (Norm Hall, Getty Images)

Former Cy Young award winner Brandon Webb is retiring from baseball at age 33, according to a statement from his agents to ESPN.com.

Webb had a seven year career in the majors, all with the Arizona Diamondbacks, but hasn't appeared in a game since 2009 due to ongoing shoulder problems. Webb attempted a comeback with the Texas Rangers in 2011 and was believed to be getting back into the game again until Monday's announcement.

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