Phil Dumatrait Retires

Phil Dumatrait has voluntarily retired and been released by a Twins, reports Tyler Mason of FOXSportsNorth.com (on Twitter). The team has confirmed the move.

Dumatrait, 30, had a 1.15 ERA in 15 2/3 innings for Minnesota's Triple-A affiliate this season. He owns a 6.20 ERA in 151 career big league innings spread across 17 starts and 70 relief appearances for the Reds, Pirates, and Twins.


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12 Comments on "Phil Dumatrait Retires"


ColonelBoston
3 years 3 months ago

Retired w/o ever really playing — impressive!

LayerCake
3 years 3 months ago

Better than what you or I have done with our illustrious baseball careers

ColonelBoston
3 years 3 months ago

Eh, not impressed by a “15 mins of fame” guy that’ll be a used car salesman next week…

Inactivebill
3 years 3 months ago

I’m sure that’s OK with Phil, because he’s not likely impressed with you.

Devern Hansack
3 years 3 months ago

Tomorrow: Padres and Yankees both interested in Dumatrait.

Joe Goodin
3 years 3 months ago

Those were actually his AAA stats from 2011 according to Baseball-Reference

Tacho Bill
3 years 3 months ago

I was at a Pirates game when they were taking BP and Phil threw a ball for me in the stands. Thanks, Phil. 

Gumby65
3 years 3 months ago

Wait…wasn’t he my tax consultant?

FieldofDreams
3 years 3 months ago

He was a good bucco for a while there…all the best to him!

3 years 3 months ago

At one time he was a hot prospect with the Reds, but of course that was back when the Reds had NO farm system.

jiminnc
3 years 3 months ago

Red Sox #1 draft pick in the first round in 2000.  Why isn’t that in the story?

Oldgoat_MN
3 years 3 months ago

 Excellent point.