Domingo Germán retracts and rules out a possible retirement


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Domingo Germán retracts and rules out a possible retirement

The New York Yankees Dominican pitcher said he will not retire from baseball after suggesting it in some Instagram posts hours earlier.

Domingo Germán, Dominican pitcher of the New York Yankees, assured on Saturday on social networks that he will not retire from baseball and apologized for the publications he had made last Friday in which he had suggested that he had put an end to his career.

The 27-year-old player, who will miss the entire 2020 season due to an 81-game suspension due to an incident of domestic violence, had to go out to clarify the situation with a new post on his Instagram account.

There, the Dominican reiterated that he plans to return to the Yankees for the 2021 season. “Baseball is my life and I promise I will not leave,” he said.

“I am so sorry for last night’s disturbing post. Last year was a tough one for my family and me, so I take full responsibility. Not being with my teammates as they prepare for the season, knowing that I have disappointed them, It took its toll on me and last night I let my emotions take over me, “added Germán, who also thanked the Yankees organization for their support.

The right-handed pitcher had made two posts Friday in Spanish, implying that he was leaving the competition. “I quit baseball. Thank you, my people,” he wrote. In another post, he wrote, “If I choose not to return, I will be proud of my effort during an 11-year career. God bless all who have supported me.”

In 2019, Germán led the Yankees in wins with an 18-4 record in 24 starts and posting an ERA of 4.03.

Photo: Getty Images


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