Veteran Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Jamey Wright is hanging up his glove after a 19-year career, according to a Monday report by Ken Gurnick of

Wright hasn’t pitched since in the majors since 2014 and spent all of last year in the Dodgers’ farm system, signing with the team after the Texas Rangers released him during spring training.

Wright will retire with 2,036.2 innings of service and a collective 4.81 ERA and 1.545 WHIP over 19 years with nine teams—nearly a third of the league.

As Barry Petchesky of Deadspin noted, Wright was a regular trailblazer across the MLB transaction wire:

Craig Calcaterra of NBC Sports shared a fact that added context on the longevity of Wright’s professional career, which began when the Colorado Rockies took him with the 28th overall pick in the 1993 draft:

Wright, 41, was a late invite to the Dodgers’ camp this year, per Doug Padilla of He allowed nine earned runs on 14 hits with six strikeouts and six walks in 6.2 innings over eight appearances in spring training. 

He was never destined to make the big league roster, but at least he went out trying.

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