Saturday, March 22, 2008
Javy Lopez Retires
Trying one last time to make the Braves Javy Lopez decides its time to hang it up after returning to Spring Training with his original team. Javy played during 10 of the 14 Braves Division titles. He was well known for his power hitting and actually set a record for homeruns for a Catcher in 1 season, when he his 42 homeruns in the 2003 season. Javy now 37, will retire to be at home with his family after struggling the make a Major league roster the last 3 seasons.