Former Ranger Brandon Webb retires
Webb retired on Monday at age 33 as his agents issued a statement on his behalf:
"With retirement, Brandon looks forward to focusing on more time with his family. He would like to thank all the countless coaches, players and friends for their support during his career."
Webb was an example of the club's risk-reward approach. Sometimes those types of deals -- pitchers coming off injuries with a track record of some success -- work out, and sometimes they don't. Webb didn't, and after thinking about yet another comeback attempt, he's calling it a career. Webb never pitched in the big leagues after April 6, 2009.
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