Jose Bautista isn’t ready to retire.
The 37-year-old outfielder recently told FOX Sports he “definitely” wants to play in 2019. Bautista will be a free agent in the offseason and is looking to sign with a contender, according to FOX Sports’ report.
What does the future hold for Jose Bautista?@Ken_Rosenthal breaks it down. pic.twitter.com/AZP64YaLYg
— FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) September 23, 2018
Bautista was traded from the Mets to the Phillies in late August. He began the season with the Braves but was released in May.
Bautista has registered a .199/.340/.370 slash line in 115 games. He has also hit 12 home runs and tallied 47 RBIs.
The 15-year-veteran broke out with the Blue Jays in 2010, hitting 54 home runs and driving in 124 runs that year. He made the AL All-Star team for six straight seasons from 2010-15.
Bautista started 140 games for Toronto in 2017, hitting 23 home runs while batting just .203.