By Evan Moore
Former Chicago White Sox pitcher Kip Wells retired Sunday morning, according to Baseball America writer Jerry Crasnick.
Former MLB pitcher Kip Wells has retired and is pursuing a front office/scouting job, said his agent, Burton Rocks.— Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) November 10, 2013
Wells, a former 1998 first-round pick of the White Sox, has a career record of 69-103 with 963 strikeouts and a 4.71 ERA.
Wells, 36, played in 12 Major League seasons, three of which were with the White Sox.
The former Baylor University standout gave up 28 earned runs in 24 1/3 innings, 10.36 ERA, this season with the Salt Lake Bees, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim’s Triple-A affiliate.
Wells won 12 games for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2002, his most wins in a season.