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Mark Hendrickson announces retirement from baseball
Mark Hendrickson announces retirement from baseball

Veteran left-hander Mark Hendrickson, who was in big league camp with the Orioles this spring, announced his retirement on Tuesday. Hendrickson, 40, was making one final attempt to get back to the major leagues, where he hadn’t pitched in a regular season game since 2011 with the Orioles, continuing his progression as a left-handed side-arm reliever. He was released on March 16. Hendrickson said he would like to explore his options in the Orioles organization in another role, possibly in a coaching, advisor or front office role. After playing in Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association, Hendrickson said he is also considering a career in pro golf. ...