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Jason LaRue | Catcher

Team: St Louis Cardinals
Age / DOB:  (40) / 3/19/1974
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Dallas Baptist (TX)
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Jason LaRue told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Saturday that he will retire due to concerns over his season-ending concussion.
LaRue was kicked in the face multiple times by Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto during a scuffle in Cincinnati back in August. He's still experiencing headaches and nausea, something he likened to seasickness. "It's one of the hardest things in the world to explain," said the catcher. "You don't feel right. ... I'm done. It's a simple decision." The 36-year-old is likely to officially file retirement papers this offseason. He had a .231/.315/.396 career batting line over 11-plus seasons of professional baseball. Sat, Sep 18, 2010 10:28:00 PM

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Career Stats
YearTMGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1999CIN3690197031012113241.211.297.389.686
2000CIN319823305121251900.235.272.418.690
2001CIN121364862121243392710633.236.289.404.693
2002CIN113353881711252422711712.249.324.405.729
2003CIN118379872311650523311133.230.321.422.743
2004CIN114390982421455462610802.251.334.431.765
2005CIN110361942701460384110100.260.355.452.806
2006CIN72191375082122275110.194.317.346.663
2007KC66169259041314176610.148.240.272.512
2008STL61164358142117152000.213.296.348.643
2009STL511042530261032210.240.288.327.615
2010STL295611102535700.196.274.321.596
Career Totals:92227196281487963483072377601411.231.312.396.709

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yadier Molina
2Tony Cruz
3Ed Easley
4Cody Stanley
1B1Matt Adams
2Mark Reynolds
3Xavier Scruggs
4Scott Moore
2B1Kolten Wong
2Dean Anna
SS1Jhonny Peralta
2Pete Kozma
3Greg Garcia
3B1Matt Carpenter
2Ty Kelly
LF1Matt Holliday
CF1Jon Jay
2Peter Bourjos
3Thomas Pham
RF1Jason Heyward
2Randal Grichuk
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Adam Wainwright
2Michael Wacha
3Lance Lynn
4John Lackey
5Carlos Martinez
6Jaime Garcia
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Trevor Rosenthal
2Jordan Walden
3Seth Maness
4Matt Belisle
5Randy Choate
6Sam Freeman
7Kevin Siegrist
8Marco Gonzales
9Tyler Lyons
10Nick Greenwood
11Samuel Tuivailala
12Miguel Socolovich
13Marcus Hatley