MLB pitchcer CC Sabathia formally announced Saturday that he’ll be calling it quits at the end of 2019.

“I just wanted to make this announcement that 2019 is my final season,” Sabathia said at the start of his news conference at the New York Yankees’ spring training complex.

The 38-year-old made his retirement plans official in a room filled with family, friends and teammates. Numerous Yankees who have already reported to spring training were present.

Just 14 strikeouts away from joining the 3,000-strikeout club. Sabathia is also four wins away from becoming the 14th player with 3,000 career strikeouts and 250 career wins.

Sabathia’s retirement comes after he spent recent seasons adjusting his pitching style in order to continue being effective.

The Yankee’s paid tribute to Sabathia, following his announcement:

As well as other Yankee legends: