The following 10 veterans once enjoyed blossoming careers in MLB, but Father Time has finally caught up with them, and it's time for them to retire. The only problem is they were signed in free agency this year.
Age certainly factors into a player's declining years, but poor performances in recent seasons can also put a damper on a career. Leaving the game is difficult when you've played and enjoyed it for so long, but at some point, a player needs to know when to give it up.
These 10 veterans may have new deals in place, but simply making their respective teams' rosters will be easier said than done.