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Brewers Pitcher Hoffman Retires


SAN DIEGO (AP) -- All-time saves leader Trevor Hoffman is retiring at age 43 and will take a job in the San Diego Padres' front office.

The Beverly Hills Sports Council, which represents Hoffman, confirmed that he is done after recording 601 saves in 18 seasons.

Hoffman played the bulk of his career with San Diego after being acquired as a rookie from the Florida Marlins in 1993. He left San Diego as a free agent after the 2008 season and pitched with the Milwaukee Brewers for two seasons. first reported Hoffman's retirement.

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