LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Four-time All-Star Carl Crawford has earned more than $170 million during his 15-year MLB career.
Crawford was cut by the Dodgers in June, after being demoted to the minor leagues. He signed a seven-year, $142 million contract with the team in 2013. Crawford hit .185 and had six RBI in 30 games in 2016. He has a .290 career batting average in 15 major league seasons. He has led the league in stolen bases and triples four times.
"Carl's entire career, he's worked really hard and played really hard, and ultimately that takes a toll on your body," Dodgers' president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman told the Los Angeles Times.
"We just felt we had gotten to a point where this made the most sense for all parties involved."
The Tampa Bay Times' Marc Topkin reported in June that the Rays "would at least talk about a reunion with Crawford.