Cubs P Dan Haren, a 13-year veteran, announces retirement

null Baseball null Cubs right-hander Dan Haren, 35, said Sunday he will retire when Chicago's postseason is over.A 13-year veteran, Haren got the regular-season-ending win Sunday against the Brewers in what very well may have been his final outing. MORE: Cubs postseason preview | Ranking NL postseason pitching staffs"If I don't pitch in the postseason, that's it," Haren said (via ESPN.com). "It's been fun. Hopefully there's a lot more games to go. ... If my name is called, I'll be ready." Haren is a long shot to make the Cubs' postseason roster, despit

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e finishing strong (two earned runs in his final 17 2/3 innings). He struggled early after being acquired at the trade deadline from the Marlins but cut his August ERA (6.31) by almost four full runs in September (2.36).After Sunday's win, Haren (11-9 in 2015) is 153-131 with a 3.75 ERA over 13 seasons that included stints with nine teams since breaking in with the Cardinals in 2003.The Cubs play the Pirates in a one game wild-card playoff Wednesday in Pittsburgh, and the winner moves on to play the Cardinals in the NL Division Series.

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