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“Something like that would be interesting because you don’t have a lot of baggage there,” he said. “It would be right-now stimulation. I could see at some point if there was somebody that thought I could be a benefit. That’s the key for me, whatever I do I have to feel like I’m going to help and not just be around because I’ve been around a long time.”

Torre’s agent has fielded inquiries about broadcasting opportunities, and Torre plans to talk with Dodgers GM Ned Colletti later this month about a possible role with the team.

“I don’t think I ever want to shut down,” he said.

Torre shared his farewell with 40-year-old backup catcher Brad Ausmus, who retired Sunday after 18 years in the big leagues.

The three-time Gold Glove winner, who played two seasons with the Dodgers, was honored before the game by the team and his alma mater Dartmouth. He caught his 1,938th game, doubling in his first at-bat and singling in his last before being replaced by a pinch-runner and receiving a standing ovation.


AP Sports Writers Dave Campbell in Minneapolis and Charles Odum in Atlanta contributed to this report.