LSU pitcher Alden Cartwright, who sustained a complete tear of his ulnar collateral ligament last spring and needed Tommy John surgery, has ended his playing career, he announced on Twitter Monday afternoon.
I have decided to end my baseball career and start a new chapter in life. I have more to say than twitter allows, so I attached a note… pic.twitter.com/HraQyMKAgM
— Alden Cartwright (@ACartwright32) March 13, 2017
Cartwright, a senior from Baton Rouge, suffered the elbow injury during a relief outing against Auburn last April. As he was rehabilitating from the Tommy John surgery, the right-hander began experiencing shoulder problems.