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Former Cardinals OF/1B Sweeney retires

Mark Sweeney,39, has put hung up his hitting shoes and will work for the Dodgers as an assistant coach.



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According to the LA Daily News:

Sweeney batted .254 with 42 homers and 250 RBI in 1,218 games with St. Louis (1995-97), San Diego (1997-98, 2002, 2005), Cincinnati (1999), Milwaukee (2000-01), Colorado (2003-04), San Francisco (2006-07), and the Dodgers (2007-08). The left-handed hitter also is baseball's all-time leader with 102 pinch-RBI. Sweeney hit .258 (175-for-679) as a pinch hitter.

He appeared in three postseasons, including one World Series with San Diego in 1998.

Sweeney played for the Cardinals from 1995-1997. 

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