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Friars on Base May 4, 2015

Padres Editorial: We Traded Carlos Quentin For This Guy?

Look, this article isn’t saying that Craig Kimbrel is not worth every penny that the San Diego Padres are paying him this season and the title is entirely in jest. He is absolutely a dominant closer and a piece that the Padres needed if not now, then down the road as already we see that […] Padres Editorial: We Traded Carlos Quentin For This Guy? - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base May 2, 2015

Padres News: Former Padre Carlos Quentin to Retire

Former San Diego Padre Carlos Quentin has opted for retirement after playing for Seattle AAA affiliate, the Tacoma Rainers.  Fox Sports Ken Rosenthal reported that Quentin will indeed be paid the remainder of his $8 million salary. Quentin was immediately dropped by the Atlanta Braves after being included in a trade package for Craig Kimbrel. […] Padres News: Former Padre Carlos Quentin to Retire - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Tacoma News-Tribune May 1, 2015

Quentin leaves M's Triple A team, intends to retire

Outfielder Carlos Quentin has left the Seattle Mariners' Triple-A farm club in Tacoma with the intention of retiring.
Lookout Landing May 1, 2015

Carlos Quentin retires

A Tacoma Rainier for just over a week, Carlos Quentin has decided not to continue his comeback attempt. That was fast. After just five forgettable games with the Tacoma Rainiers in which Carlos Quentin compiled a .498 OPS, he's decided to quit baseball entirely and file for retirement. This news comes just nine days after he signed a minor league deal with the Mariners, and we provided our spin on the transaction then -- low risk, nice depth, good upside. Instead, at just 32, Quentin ends a productive career that was derailed by injuries over the last three to four years. He'll now...

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