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1/7/2011 7:24:00 PM
Description: Edgar Renteria will split time with Paul Janish at SS to start the season. SOURCE: CINCINNATI.COM
Insight: Both players are not mixed league options but both can be picked up late in NL-Only leagues.
1/6/2011 4:40:00 PM
Description: Edgar Renteria has signed a one-year deal with Cincinnati. SOURCE: ESPN
Insight: He will serve as Paul Janish's backup, meaning that as long as Janish is healthy he won't have any fantasy value.
1/6/2011 3:05:00 PM
Description: Bruce Levine of ESPN reports the Reds have signed Renteria to a one-year deal worth as much as $3 million.
Insight: Renteria hit .276 over 243 at-bats for the Giants in 2010, and should be a solid fit as a middle infield backup for the Reds. (
1/4/2011 4:13:00 PM
Description: It is believed that the Reds have offered SS Edgar Renteria a contract. SOURCE: Cincinnati Enquirer
Insight: If Renteria moved to Cincy he could see a slight uptick in his home runs, which could make him a late-round flier in NL-only leagues.
12/31/2010 10:03:00 AM
Description: The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Reds' GM Walt Jocketty confirmed he has spoken with Renteria's agent.
Insight: Jocketty knows Renteria from their days together in St. Louis. He could be a fit as a backup to Paul Janish with the Reds. (
12/30/2010 7:48:00 PM
Description: Edgar Renteria's agent has talked with Cincinnati. SOURCE: CINCINNATI.COM
Insight: He could back up Paul Janish with the Reds and that might give him more playing time than some backup roles. He still wouldn't have NL-Only league value.
12/2/2010 9:31:00 PM
Description: Edgar Renteria might return to the Giants. SOURCE: MYCHAEL URBAN
Insight: If he returns to the Giants he will have a role as a backup SS and won't have any fantasy value.
11/14/2010 10:23:00 AM
Description: World Series MVP Edgar Renteria appears stung that the Giants cut him. He has told reporters in his native Colombia he would like to finish his career with the Marlins, where he started, or the Cardinals. SOURCE: Chicago Tribune
Insight: Despite his World Series showing, Renteria is not an offensive force and has minimal fantasy value.
11/8/2010 6:10:00 AM
Description: Edgar Renteria will come back next season but is a free agent since the Giants declined his 2011 option. SOURCE: ESPN
Insight: He flirted with retirement but he's really not too old and can still be a useful player. That being said, his options will likely be a backup job on a good team or a starting job on a bad one. There's not a lot of fantasy value here.
11/5/2010 4:56:00 AM
Description: The Giants didn't pick up the option on Edgar Renteria. SOURCE: HENRY SCHULMAN
Insight: He is now a free agent but is apparently considering going out "John Elway Style" and making his World Series homer part of the last game of his career.
11/2/2010 4:20:00 AM
Description: Edgar Renteria launched the biggest home run of the 2010 season last night when his 3-run shot broke a 0-0 tie in the seventh inning.
Insight: He hit well in the playoffs and especially in the World Series. He could still fill a role as a major league regular next season but an overall lack of power and speed means he's not a mixed league option.
10/29/2010 4:53:00 AM
Description: Edgar Renteria hit a fifth inning solo homer that broke a scoreless tie last night.
Insight: He will try to find a regular job for 2011 but it will be tough. He is better suited for a platoon role at this point in his career.
9/17/2010 8:02:00 AM
Description: Renteria went 4-for-5 with a triple and two runs scored on Thursday against the Dodgers.
Insight: Renteria is now batting .284 with two triples and 26 runs scored in 70 games this year. (
9/17/2010 5:22:00 AM
Description: Edgar Renteria went 4-5 out of the leadoff spot last night.
Insight: Renteria can still hit for average but his inability to hit for power or steal bases makes him a pretty poor option at this point in his career.
9/1/2010 7:57:00 PM
Description: The Giants activated SS Edgar Renteria from the DL today. SOURCE: Yahoo Sports
Insight: This was his third DL stint of the year and Juan Uribe will play SS most of the time for San Francisco; leave Renteria on waivers.
7/28/2010 8:32:00 AM
Description: Renteria went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI on Tuesday against the Marlins.
Insight: Renteria hit his second home run of the season as he now has six RBI over his last six games. (
7/8/2010 12:46:00 AM
Description: Renteria went 3-for-5 with a RBI and two runs scored on Wednesday against the Brewers.
Insight: Renteria is now batting .304 in limited action this season for the Giants. (
6/25/2010 8:02:00 AM
Description: Renteria went 2-for-5 with a RBI on Thursday against the Astros.
Insight: Renteria has five hits over his past two games and is now batting .346 with 12 RBI in 28 games this season. (
6/24/2010 7:55:00 AM
Description: Renteria went 3-for-4 with a double on Wednesday against the Astros.
Insight: Renteria now has hits in six of his last seven games with ten hits over that span. (
4/28/2010 8:40:00 AM
Description: Renteria went 3-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored on Tuesday against the Phillies.
Insight: Renteria has five hits in his last eight at-bats to bring his average back over .300 at .314. (

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