May 18 6:45 PM PT7:45 PM MT8:45 PM CT9:45 PM ET21:45 ET1:45 GMT9:45 6:45 PM MST8:45 PM EST9:15 PM VEN5:45 UAE (+1)8:45 PM CT-Chen, who pitched for 11 teams in 17 seasons, announced his retirement Monday night on Twitter. It was confirmed by the Cleveland Indians, who designated him for assignment Saturday. Analysis: Indians manager Terry Francona had said Chen wanted to speak with his family about whether he should try to continue pitching. Chen broke into the majors in 1998 with Atlanta and also pitched for Philadelphia, the New York Mets, Montreal, Cincinnati, Houston, Boston, Baltimore, Texas and Kansas City. He was 82-81 with a 4.62 ERA.
May 16 3:54 PM PT4:54 PM MT5:54 PM CT6:54 PM ET18:54 ET22:54 GMT6:54 3:54 PM MST5:54 PM EST6:24 PM VEN2:54 UAE (+1)5:54 PM CT-Chen has been cut by the Cleveland Indians after going 0-1 with a 12.79 ERA in two starts. Analysis: Cleveland designated the 37-year-old left-hander for assignment on Saturday and recalled right-hander Austin Adams. Chen allowed first-inning home runs to Prince Fielder and Adrian Beltre, wasting a two-run lead in an 8-3 loss to Texas. Chen gave up three runs and seven hits in 2 1-3 innings. Indians manager Terry Francona said Chen wanted to talk with his family about whether he should try to continue his pitching career.
May 9 11:23 AM PT12:23 PM MT1:23 PM CT2:23 PM ET14:23 ET18:23 GMT2:23 11:23 AM MST1:23 PM EST1:53 PM VEN22:23 UAE1:23 PM CT-The Cleveland Indians have brought up Chen from Triple-A Columbus to start against Minnesota. Analysis: The 37-year-old will be pitching Saturday for his 11th major league team. He has an 82-80 career record in 16 seasons. Chen signed a minor league contract on Feb. 18, but didn't make the team in spring training and agreed to take an assignment to Columbus. He was 2-1 with a 1.74 ERA in five starts with the Clippers.
Feb. 17 8:01 AM PT9:01 AM MT10:01 AM CT11:01 AM ET11:01 ET16:01 GMT0:01 9:01 AM MST11:01 AM EST11:31 AM VEN20:01 UAE10:01 AM CT-The Indians have agreed to a minor league contract with Chen. Analysis: Chen will get a chance to win a roster spot at spring training, and if he does, he would get a $1 million, one-year contract plus a chance to earn performance bonuses. The 37-year-old has gone 82-80 in 16 major league seasons, the past six with Kansas City. He battled a back injury last season, when he went 2-4 with a 7.45 ERA.