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Omar Vizquel will retire at the end of the year

Omar Vizquel will retire at the end of the year Omar Vizquel will retire at the end of the year

Cleveland (WOIO) - Former Indians shortstop Omar Vizquel told NESN.com on Wednesday he is retiring at the end of the season.

"This will be my last year. I've enjoyed this game a lot, but I think it's time to pursue a new career as a coach or manager, and hopefully I'll get that opportunity in the future," Vizquel told the Boston website.

Vizquel started with the Mariners in 1989 and was traded to the Indians in 1993.

He won 11 Gold Gloves in during his 24-tear career, 8 of those came with the Tribe.  He is a career .272 hitter with 3 All-Star appearances.

He is currently with the Toronto Blue Jays.

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