Carlos Quentin is making a comeback
Carlos Quentin retired back in May, calling it quits while playing at Triple-A for the Mariners, but now Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports that the 33-year-old former All-Star outfielder is making a comeback.
Injuries played a big part in Quentin’s decline and subsequent semi-retirement, so after sitting out the past six months perhaps he’s feeling healthier.
As recently as 2013 he hit .275 with 13 homers, 21 doubles, and an .855 OPS in 82 games for the Padres and Quentin topped an .800 OPS every season from 2010-2013 before collapsing to a .177 batting average in 2014.
However, his lack of defensive ability limits his potential landing spots and given his durability issues it seems likely that any team targeting Quentin would be doing so with a part-time role in mind.