Jeremy Hellickson announces his retirement on Friday

Jeremy Hellickson will retire from Major League Baseball after suffering several shoulder injuries.

What It Means:

Hellickson will end his Major League career after playing ten seasons with five different teams. The veteran right-hander will most notably be known for winning the 2011 Rookie of the Year award after registering a 2.95 ERA and 117 strikeouts in 29 starts.

In 1269.1 career innings pitched, Hellickson produced a 4.13 ERA and 929 strikeouts.