Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Eric Chavez has decided to retire after another injury-plagued season. Nick Piecoro of AZCentral Sports tweeted the news on Thursday afternoon:Dbacks veteran Eric Chavez, who has battled knee problems all season, is retiring.— Nick Piecoro (@nickpiecoro) July 30, 2014Chavez had not played since June 8th, and last started a game on June 1st....
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Arizona Diamonbacks utility infielder Eric Chavez officially announced his retirement today after suffering a sprained left knee. The injury was a reoccurring injury from last season and became degenerative this year forcing him to call it a career.
Chavez started his career with the Oakland Athletics...
Veteran infielder Eric Chavez announced his retirement Wednesday, ending a 17-year career.
Chavez, 36, was on the disabled list with a knee injury that troubled him during his two seasons with the Diamondbacks and is forfeiting more than $1 million in salary by retiring now rather than the end of the season.
Chavez spent the first 13 seasons with the Oakland Athletics, for whom he...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Thirty-four-year-old Steve Finley was the last of the Diamondbacks' great free-agent wave in the winter of 1998, and he signed with a clear vision of the future.
"I want to win now," said Finley, who followed Randy Johnson, Todd Stottlemyre, Greg Swindell, Greg Colbrunn and Armando Reynoso into the desert.
"I'm not a 22-year-old who'...
Eric Chavez has reached an agreement to re-sign with the Arizona Diamondbacks, a person with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday.
The 36-year-old third baseman reportedly had been courted by several other teams but decided to return to Arizona on a one-year deal. Chavez has had his home in nearby Scottsdale for several years.
The person who confirmed the agreement asked not...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013
A person with knowledge of the situation says Eric Chavez has reached an agreement to re-sign with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The 36-year-old third baseman reportedly had been courted by several other teams but decided to return to Arizona on a one-year deal.
The person who confirmed the agreement asked not to be identified because Chavez has not signed the contract. The agreement...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013
PHOENIX -- Veteran free agent Eric Chavez has agreed to return to the Diamondbacks for the 2014 season, two sources with knowledge of the negotiations said Wednesday afternoon.Chavez will be the top reserve at third base and first base in 2014 following a year in which he averaged an RBI every 5.2 at-bats, second on the D-backs to Paul Goldschmidt among regular contributors.Chavez...
Eric Chavez will remain with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Chavez, 36, had another solid bouceback season in 2013 hitting .281/.332/.478 with nine home runs and 44 RBI in 80 games with the Diamondbacks.
Chavez preferred to stay home and play in phoenix, so he did. #dbacks
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 18, 2013
There were other teams interested in Chavez but he...