Another member of the KC Royals 2015 World Series team is saying goodbye to baseball. Across sports, every team and fanbase has certain players that are remembered better than others. Whether it is for good reasons or bad, these players hold special memories among a large percentage of fans and will go down in team history. For the KC Royals, there are a lot of players that may come to mind, and many of them are still playing.
After 10 years in Major League Baseball, relief pitcher Kelvin Herrera of Tenares, Dominican Republic has decided to retire at the age of 31 according to his Twitter account. Herrera pitched with the Kansas City Royals, Washington Nationals, and Chicago White Sox from 2011 to 2020. In 2020, Herrera pitched...
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Former Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera brought his ten-year MLB career to an end on Friday, announcing his retirement in a post on Twitter. Herrera was originally signed by the Royals, and spent the first eight seasons of his career in Kansas City. He was an All-Star in 2015 and 2016, and was part of the vaunted “HDH” trio of relievers that was the envy of baseball and helped lead the Royals to back-to-back pennants and a championship in 2015.
Two-time All-Star and 2015 World Series champion Kelvin Herrera announced today, via Twitter, that he is retiring after spending parts of 10 seasons in the major leagues. “I want to thank everyone who has been a part of my career, starting with the Kansas City Royals organization who believed in this kid from Tenares, Dominican Republic and gave him a chance to do something meaningful with his life,” Herrera wrote in his announcement. “From ownership, to the Front Office, the staff, my teammates and last but not least, the fans, I owe you guys everything.”
Two-time All-Star Kelvin Herrera is retiring from baseball, he announced Friday. "It's a bittersweet moment for me, but after 10 MLB seasons, 2 World Series, 2 All-Star Games, and 1 World Baseball Classic, I am happy to call it a career and focus on my family and the next chapter of my life," Herrera wrote in a statement.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Former Kansas City Royals pitcher Kelvin Herrera has officially retired from the baseball. Herrera took to social media with a letter thanking the Royals for giving him a chance in the big leagues. “It’s a bittersweet moment for me, but after 10 MLB seasons, 2 World...
Herrera announced his retirement on his personal Twitter page Friday. The 31-year-old calls it quits after spending a decade in the big leagues. He'll finish with 61 saves and a 3.21 ERA in 513.2 innings of work for the Royals, Nationals and White Sox. He'll be remembered most for his time as part of the dominant trio of late-inning arms alongside Wade Davis and Greg Holland that carried the Royals to back-to-back pennants and a World Series title in the middle of the last decade. He posted a 1.26 ERA in 28.2 postseason innings during those two years.
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For most Royals fans, the memories that stand out most from Game 5 of the 2015 World Series were Eric Hosmer’s mad dash home, Christian Colon’s go-ahead single and Wade Davis’ strikeout that clinched the series. But don’t forget about Kelvin Herrera, who pitched scoreless innings in the seventh, eighth...