Ironman starter Jamie Moyer has to date seemingly left open the possibility of a return to professional pitching, but the 51-year-old has now decided to take a different role in the game. As MLB.com's Todd Zolecki reports, Moyer is set to join fellow MLB veteran Matt Stairs in the Phillies broadcast booth for the coming season.
Moyer and Stairs were both part of the Phils' 2008 World Series-winning club. Moyer, of course, last saw big league action in 2012, when he threw 53 2/3 innings of 5.70 ERA ball for the Rockies, becoming the oldest hurler to notch a win in the bigs.
Over his remarkable career, which began in 1986 with the Cubs, Moyer threw over 4,000 MLB innings, most of them as a starter. The ageless wonder, who maintains a lifetime 4.25 ERA, put up full seasons of work through his mid-40's. The best stretch of Moyer's career came between 2001 and 2003 with the Mariners, over which he logged 100 starts, 655 1/3 innings, and posted a 3.34 ERA on the back of 5.4 K/9 and 2.2 BB/9