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Report: Will Middlebrooks to retire

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CLEARWATER, FL - FEBRUARY 20: Will Middlebrooks #12 of the Philadelphia Phillies poses for a portrait on February 20, 2018 at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

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Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports that corner infielder Will Middlebrooks is retiring from baseball. Middlebrooks, 30, suffered a fractured left fibula when he collided with then-teammate Andrew Pullin during a spring training game for the Phillies last February.

Injuries limited Middlebrooks throughout his six-year major league career, which spanned 2012-17 with the Red Sox, Rangers, Padres, and Brewers. Overall, he hit .228/.272/.391 in 347 games. He earned a World Series ring in 2013 with the Red Sox.

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