Feeble Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta retires after 12 seasons

Former Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta retires after 12 seasons

Feeble Chicago Cubs beginning pitcher Jake Arrieta captured the National League Cy Young Award in 2015 when he went 22-6 with a 1.77 ERA for the Cubs. File Photograph by Brian Kersey/UPI | License Photograph

April 18 (UPI) — Feeble National League Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta announced his retirement from baseball on Monday after 12 seasons.

“Smartly, I have not signed the papers, man, but I’m accomplished. It be time for me to step some distance from the game,” Arrieta talked about on Barstool Sports’ Pardon My Elevate podcast. “In the end, the uniform goes to any individual else and or no longer it is truthful my time, undoubtedly.”

The 36-twelve months-previous Arrieta posted a 5-14 epic and 7.39 ERA last season between the Chicago Cubs and San Diego Padres. He wasn’t on a roster for the 2022 season.

The truthful-hander captured the NL Cy Young Award in 2015 when he went 22-6 with a 1.77 ERA for the Cubs. He earned his lone All-Principal person different the following season when he had an 18-8 epic and 3.10 ERA.

Arrieta also helped the Cubs pause their 108-twelve months championship drought within the 2016 campaign, going 2-0 with a 2.38 ERA against Cleveland within the World Sequence. Chicago defeated Cleveland in seven games that sequence.

Besides, Arrieta tossed two no-hitters within the 2015 and 2016 seasons.

“Chicago’s my metropolis,” Arrieta talked about on the podcast. “It repeatedly might be.”

Arrieta started his Predominant League occupation with the Baltimore Orioles, pitching in formulation of four seasons for the club (2010-13) forward of he used to be traded to the Cubs in July 2013. He used to be a dominant pitcher for the Cubs across 5 seasons, a hit 68 games with the franchise.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Arrieta to a three-twelve months contract after the historical pitcher elected to enter free company for the first time in his occupation. Accidents, on the different hand, marred his time in Philadelphia.

Arrieta ends his MLB occupation with a 115-93 epic and 3.98 ERA over 285 appearances (279 starts).