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Renteria unsure about future

Posted on: November 2, 2010 9:33 am
 
Edgar Renteria If Edgar Renteria wants to go out on top, he's got the perfect shot.

Renteria said he's considering retirement after his MVP performance in the World Series.

"I don't know. I'm going to think about it and see what happens," he told the Associated Press .

The Giants have a $10.5 million option on Renteria for 2011, but it's an almost certainty that the team will instead choose the $500,000 buyout on the 35-year old shortstop.

Renteria was limited to 72 regular-season games in 2010, but with a weak shortstop market, he's sure to draw some attention in the free agent market if he wants to continue playing.

Edgar Renteria While his future is unsure, is legacy is secured.

Thirteen years after giving the Marlins their first World Series with a walk-off single, he delivered San Francisco its first title with a three-run homer in the seventh inning of Game 5 on Monday.

With his homer and the Giants' 3-1 victory, he became the fourth player in baseball history to collect a game-winning RBI in the seventh inning or later in two different World Series clinching games. He's the first non-Yankee to do so, joining the list of Yogi Berra, Joe DiMaggio and Lou Gehrig.

"Maybe I am more in focus," Renteria told the San Francisco Chronicle . "I know it's a different game, because if you make a mistake, you're going to pay. That's why my focus is different, my level is different, I just want to be the guy to do something. … I can't explain that. I was ready to play."

-- C. Trent Rosecrans

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Comments

Since: Oct 7, 2011
Posted on: October 13, 2011 10:55 am
 

Renteria unsure about future

most definitely truly ought to say you make numerous exceptional aspects and most surely will post a handful of decisions to include in quickly on day-to-day or two.



Since: Oct 20, 2010
Posted on: November 2, 2010 9:20 pm
 

Renteria unsure about future

nice post season , but to me edgar renteria will always be the last  feeble out in the 2004 world series to end Boston's 86 year old draught



Since: Feb 22, 2007
Posted on: November 2, 2010 4:58 pm
 

Renteria unsure about future

No not at all.  Simply put, he is a class act...always has been.



Since: Oct 30, 2010
Posted on: November 2, 2010 3:37 pm
 

Renteria unsure about future

It would be a perfect retirement time yet at the same time it would be a true loos to the MLB to see a player of that caliber go.




Since: Jun 3, 2010
Posted on: November 2, 2010 10:46 am
 

Renteria unsure about future

apparently he's one of the nicest guys in the game, so it's rare that anyone ever says much bad to say about him. but yeah, i'm sure he's having a good day



Since: Jan 29, 2009
Posted on: November 2, 2010 10:30 am
 

the man

I'm pretty sure that noone has anything bad to say about this guy today


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