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Renteria? Cubs fans are not impressed

After 105 years of black cats and goats, Leon Durham and Steve Bartman. the Cubs are just a little overdue for some good luck. But forgive the North Side fans if Wednesday's news didn't send them dancing into the streets, tossing their good-luck charms into the trash and ordering their 2014 World Series champions gear. After a managerial search that included talk of World...
Via Fox Sports
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Who will be Tribe's Cody Ross or Edgar Renteria?

As the excitement of the MLB playoffs arrives with the crisp air of fall, heroes of the season begin to come to mind. So often, it’s not the stars who step up and make a huge impact for the team that eventually wins the World Series, it’s the role players. Teams that make it that far always have good players, but it’s the team with the role guys who step up at crucial times...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jair Jurrjens Signed by Detroit Tigers, Edgar Renteria Trade Comes Full Circle

The Detroit Tigers announced late Wednesday afternoon the signing of former pitching prospect Jair Jurrjens to a AAA contract, he will join the Toledo Mudhens on Friday. Jurrjens was widely considered John Smoltz 2.0 when he was traded by the Tigers to the Atlanta Braves in October 2007 for Edgar Renteria. The move filled a void at shortstop for Detroit, but was widely considered...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Edgar Renteria’s Underrated Career

Although he didn’t play a single game in 2012, it wasn’t until yesterday that Edgar Renteria officially announced his retirement from baseball. The long-time big leaguer told RCN Television in his native Colombia that “I’m definitely retired from baseball and it will soon be announced in the majors … I decided to retire from baseball and try to spend all my time with my...
Via Fangraphs
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Edgar Renteria Retires for Real

Faster than you can say "Edgar Renteria wasn't already retired?"...the 2010 World Series MVP officially called it quits Thursday. Unable to find a time to play for for the second straight year, Renteria told a television station in his native Colombia that he wants to spend more time with his family.  Yup...that old ruse. "I always wanted Colombia to know...
Via Hall of Very Good
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Brewers made run at veteran Renteria

Veteran infielder Edgar Renteria is considering retirement after spurning a pair of Minor League offers, his agent told on Wednesday. Brewers GM Doug Melvin said one of those offers came from Milwaukee.
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Edgar Renteria Considering Retirement

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, 36-year-old shortstop Edgar Renteria is leaning towards retiring this season. After hitting just .251/.306/.348 in 96 games with Cincinnati and receiving nothing but minor league offers this offseason, perhaps it isn’t surprising. If he indeed chooses to retire, it will be the end of a 16-year career spanning seven teams, two World Series...
Via Fangraphs
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Edgar Renteria reportedly leaning toward retirement

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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Renteria may be leaning toward retirement

Edgar Renteria, who drove in the game-winning run in the 1997 World Series as a 20-year-old, and 13 years later was named World Series Most Valuable Player, is leaning toward retirement, his agent told's Ken Rosenthal.
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

On this date in Giants history — Nov. 1

(All entries courtesy 2010: Edgar Renteria, who drove in the winning run for the Marlins against Cleveland in the 11th inning during Game 7 of the 1997 Fall Classic, joins Yankees legends Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio and Yogi Berra as only the fourth player in baseball history to collect two World Series-winning hits. The Series MVP’s three-run homer off Cliff...
Via 22gigantes
November 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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