Former Pirates OF Travis Snider announce retirement

'Lunchbox' was a member of two Pittsburgh Wild Card teams
Travis Snider
Travis Snider Photo credit (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Former Pirates outfielder Travis Snider has announced his retirement from baseball.

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Snider was a member of the Pirates during their 2013 and 2014 Wild Card years.

In 319 games with the Pirates, Snider batted .242 with 178 hits, 35 doubles, four triples, 20 home runs and 80 RBI.

The bulk of Snider’s starts came after Jose Tabata went on the then disabled list.

Snider was traded to the Baltimore Orioles before the 2015 season, his last in the major leagues.

Snider then bounced around on team’s minor league rosters with stints on the Royals, Rangers, Mets, Diamondbacks, Marlins and Braves.

He also played one season for the Long Island Ducks in the Independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball League.

Good luck in your post-baseball career “Lunchbox”.