After 16 seasons, the shortstop officially announced his retirement yesterday.
"After 16 great MLB seasons, I'm officially announcing my retirement from baseball," Reyes said in a statement. "As a young boy growing up in the Dominican Republic, I could have never dreamed of achieving all that I have through this incredible game. I want to thank God for all my blessings."
Reyes left New York in 2012, then spent the next few years playing for a variety of teams before he returned to the Mets in 2016. One year after they went to the World Series.
He hadn’t played in the MLB in almost two years.
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