For Pete's Sake

Former Royal Mark Teahen reportedly retires and there is sadness on Twitter

Mark Teahen
Mark Teahen AP

Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com reported Monday that former Royals third baseman/outfielder Mark Teahen had retired.

Teahen, who played with the Royals from 2005-’09, hit .269 with 67 home runs and 332 RBIs in 676 games in Kansas City.

While the news didn’t send shockwaves through baseball, there was a fair amount of sadness from Royals fans.

Here is a Tuesday update to the story from Teahen:

An Arizona minor-leaguer tweeted at Teahen:

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