Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/29/14
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Veteran third baseman Scott Rolen still hasn’t decided if he’ll return for the 2013 season or call it a career, but if he does elect to play his first choice is to re-sign with the Cincinnati Reds, according to Jayson Stark of ESPN. Scott Rolen still hasn't made a final decision but has told people that if he plays, his 1st choice is to return to #Reds — Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) January 22, 2013 Rolen remains on the free agent market as he continues to mull retirement. The 37-year-old has spent 17 years at the major league level, garnering the 1997 National League Rookie of the Year Award along with seven All-Star appearances. However, his production has tailed off over recent seasons, and the veteran is debating hanging his cleats up. He’s spent the past four seasons with the Reds after they acquired him from the Toronto Blue Jays for Edwin Encarnacion, Josh Roenicke and Zach Stewart. Last season with the Reds, Rolen hit .245/.318/.398 with 17 doubles, two triples and eight home runs over 294 at-bats. He owns a career average of .281/.364/.490. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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