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Former Cubs reliever Kyle Farnsworth says he isn't retired

In case anyone is wondering, former Chicago Cubs reliever Kyle Farnsworth is not retired. He wants everyone to know.

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Farnsworth is playing minor-league football in Florida during the 2015 MLB season, but he says playing football is just a way to keep him in shape for baseball.

The 16-year veteran pitched for nine different teams, carrying a 4.26 career ERA with 963 strikeouts.