Tue, 11 Jan 2011 14:37:53 -0800
Free-agent RP Trevor Hoffman (Brewers) announced his retirement from baseball Tuesday, Jan. 11, according to MLB.com's Barry M. Bloom. Hoffman finishes his career with an all-time record with 601 regular-season saves. He will return to the San Diego Padres in a front-office role. "It's time to retire. It's time to move on," Hoffman said. "This is more of a self-evaluation. I expect to pitch at a certain level and I had to be honest with myself that I wasn't certain I could maintain that anymore."
Fri, 07 Jan 2011 14:24:44 -0800
Free-agent RP Trevor Hoffman (Brewers) is leaning toward retiring this year, according to MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez.
Tue, 28 Dec 2010 12:12:05 -0800
The Tampa Bay Rays could look to add free-agent RPs Jon Rauch (Twins), Kevin Gregg (Blue Jays) or Trevor Hoffman (Brewers), according to SportingNews.com. The team could also choose to re-sign RPs Grant Balfour or Chad Qualls.
Thu, 25 Nov 2010 13:55:36 -0800
Updating previous reports, the San Diego Padres could sign free-agent RP Trevor Hoffman (Brewers) if at least to let him retire as a member of the team, AOL Fanhouse's Tom Krasovic reports. Former general manager Kevin Towers had aspirations to do such, and there's a better chance of it happening with Sandy Alderson and Paul DePodesta no longer in the organization.
Wed, 24 Nov 2010 12:47:23 -0800
Free-agent RP Trevor Hoffman (Brewers) could be a good fit for the San Diego Padres, according to ESPN.com's Buster Olney, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Tom Haudricourt.
Wed, 24 Nov 2010 07:25:22 -0800
The Milwaukee Brewers offered RP Trevor Hoffman arbitration, but the two sides worked out a gentleman's agreement where Hoffman will decline arbitration, according to a source, MLB.com's Adam McCalvy reports.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 10:42:14 -0800
Free-agent RP Trevor Hoffman (Brewers) said he would likely retire if he cannot join a team that will give him the chance to close next year, according to MLB.com. "I'm going to wait to see what happens, see what's out there," said Hoffman, when reached by phone in San Diego, where he and his family still make their home. "It's not a situation where I'm going to pursue it very hard. If it's something that makes sense, if it's an opportunity for me to close, I'll look at it. If it's something that doesn't make any sense, I'll probably retire."
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 00:06:48 -0800
Free-agent RP Trevor Hoffman (Brewers) is drawing some interest from the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to The Arizona Republic's Nick Piecoro.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010 06:22:53 -0800
Free-agent RP Trevor Hoffman (Brewers) wants to play one more year if a team will let him be their closer, SI.com's Jon Heyman reports.
Tue, 02 Nov 2010 19:09:05 -0700
The Milwaukee Brewers declined their $7.5 million option for the 2011 season on RP Trevor Hoffman Tuesday, Nov. 2, according to The Associated Press. He will receive a $750,000 buyout.