Jim Edmonds retires from baseball

Jim Edmonds retires from baseball

JUPITER, Fla., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Jim Edmonds announced his retirement Friday, ending a 17-season Major League career that included eight Gold Gloves won as an outfielder.

MLB: Cincinnati 4, Milwaukee 3

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Edinson Volquez held Milwaukee to one run over eight innings Tuesday and the Cincinnati Reds moved closer to a division crown with a 4-3 win over the Brewers.

MLB: Cincinnati 11, Houston 1

HOUSTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Bronson Arroyo, buoyed by three Reds homers, collected his career-best 16th win Saturday in Cincinnati's 11-1 rout of Houston.

Reds acquire veteran slugger Edmonds

CINCINNATI, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- The Cincinnati Reds Monday acquired veteran outfielder Jim Edmonds from the Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Chris Dickerson.

MLB: Milwaukee 3, Cincinnati 2

MILWAUKEE, July 26 (UPI) -- Jim Edmonds cracked a pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning Monday and the Milwaukee Brewers edged Cincinnati 3-2.

MLB: Milwaukee 7, Washington 5

MILWAUKEE, July 23 (UPI) -- Jim Edmonds, forced into the game when Corey Hart was injured, hit a two-run homer in the seventh Friday that brought Milwaukee a 7-5 win over Washington.

MLB: Milwaukee 6, Pittsburgh 5

MILWAUKEE, July 11 (UPI) -- Corey Hart delivered a game-winning, two-run homer in the ninth inning Sunday to boost the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-5 decision over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Milwaukee 12, St. Louis 5

ST. LOUIS, July 3 (UPI) -- Jim Edmonds went 4-for-6, homered and drove in three runs Saturday to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 12-5 rout of the St. Louis Cardinals.

MLB: Milwaukee 7, Minnesota 5

MILWAUKEE, June 23 (UPI) -- Casey McGehee socked a three-run homer and Rickie Weeks added a solo shot Tuesday in the Milwaukee Brewers' 7-5 inter-league win over Minnesota.

MLB: Philadelphia 9, Milwaukee 5

MILWAUKEE, May 15 (UPI) -- A homer by Raul Ibanez put Philadelphia in front in the fourth Friday and Shane Victorino had three RBI in helping the Phillies overpower Milwaukee 9-5.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 5, St. Louis 1

CHICAGO, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Casey McGeehee's two hits and two RBI Sunday led the Chicago Cubs' 5-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 7, Milw. 6 (12 innings)

CHICAGO, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Derek Lee's 12th inning single Thursday led to a 7-6 Chicago Cubs' victory against the Milwaukee Brewers.

MLB: Cincinnati 4, Chicago Cubs 3

CINCINNATI, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Jolbert Cabrera's one-out RBI single in the ninth inning Sunday capped a three-run rally and boosted Cincinnati to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 12, Pittsburgh 3

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Aramis Ramirez had a three-run homer and Kosuke Fukudome four RBI Monday to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 12-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 10, Atlanta 2 (1st game)

ATLANTA, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Geovany Soto's three hits and four RBI led the Chicago Cubs to a 10-2 rout of Atlanta Wednesday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.
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Jim Edmonds
St. Louis Cardinals centerfielder Jim Edmonds poses for a photograph outside of his new resturant "Fifteen" during the grand opening in downtown St. Louis on November 1, 2007. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

James Patrick "Jim" Edmonds (born June 27, 1970) is an American Major League Baseball player, currently playing center field for the Cincinnati Reds. He played for the California/Anaheim Angels, the St. Louis Cardinals, the San Diego Padres, the Milwaukee Brewers, and the Chicago Cubs. He was affectionately known by Cardinal fans as "Jimmy Baseball," "Jimmy Ballgame," "Lassie," and "Hollywood."

Edmonds was born on June 27, 1970, in Fullerton, California. He attended Diamond Bar High School in Diamond Bar, in eastern Los Angeles County.

Edmonds is married to Allison Jayne Raski. They were married on July 16, 2008, at the St. Louis County, Missouri Courthouse in Clayton, MO. The couple have a son and a daughter together. Edmonds also has two teenaged daughters from his previous marriage to Lee Ann Horton.

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