That was fast. Five days after signing with the Double-A Northwest Arkansas Naturals — a Royals affiliate — the following tweet just came rolling out:
Jason Kendall just announced his retirement to the media at Arvest Ballpark.
— NW Arkansas Naturals (@NW_Ark_Naturals) July 24, 2012
So sad. I mean, I was just getting done being upset about the Royals signing Kendall. All of that wasted effort!