Robert Murray reported about Liriano’s retirement and shared his statement. Liriano, a 38-year-old left-handed pitcher, shared his decision with FanSided and mentioned that he had spent much time considering his future career plans, and had had much of a discussion with his closest ones. It ended with his decision to finish his professional baseball career.
In Liriano’s statement, he expressed thanks to all coaches and fans he came across within his career. His baseball path did not only include MLB: he was also a part of the Dominican Summer League and spent three years with Dominican Giants before his first performance in the MLB with the Minnesota Twins.
Liriano ended his career with a 4.15 ERA in 419 games, 1,815 strikeouts in 1,813 2/3 innings. He played in six teams within 20 years of being a professional baseball pitcher.