On Thursday afternoon, the 34-year-old announced his retirement from Major League Baseball. Over his 13-year career, Tulowitzki was a five-time All-Star, and a two-time Silver Slugger and Gold Glove Award recipient. In 1291 career games, Tulowitzki posted a slash line of .290/.361/.495.
Early in his career, Tulowitzki was viewed as one of the game’s brightest stars. However, injuries forced him to miss a significant amount of playing time, and ultimately derailed his career.
Prior to the start of the season, the Yankees signed the veteran shortstop to a one-year deal. With Didi Gregorius set to miss the beginning of the 2019 campaign, the Yankees were hopeful that Tulowitzki could be their everyday shortstop for the time being. However, injuries once again got the best of Tulo, as he appeared in just five games for the Bronx Bombers.
Here is the statement that Tulowitzki released regarding his retirement: