48. Edgar Renteria
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: August 7, 1976 in Barranquilla, At Colombia
  • Weight: 200 lbs.
  • Height: 6'1"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: May 10, 1996
  • Final Game: September 28, 2011
  • Silver Slugger - 2000
  • TSN All-Star - 2000
  • Gold Glove - 2002
  • Silver Slugger - 2002
  • TSN All-Star - 2002
  • Gold Glove - 2003
  • Silver Slugger - 2003
  • TSN All-Star - 2003
  • TSN All-Star - 2004
  • World Series MVP - 2010
  • MVP - 2002
  • MVP - 2003
  • Rookie of the Year - 1996
 
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Winning the starting Shortstop job as a rookie in 1996, Edgar Renteria was second in Rookie of the Year voting, losing to Los Angeles’s Todd Hollandsworth.

Renteria, who batted .309 as a rookie, followed it with years of .277 and .282, and though he had no power, he was quick and stole a combined 73 Bases in 1997 1998.  An All-Star in 1998, Renteria was part of the 1997 World Series Championship team, scoring eight runs in the playoffs. 

Renteria was traded to St. Louis after his third season, where he made three more All-Star Teams.  With Florida, Renteria batted .290 with 450 Hits.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Short Stop
  • Acquired: Selected in the 17th Round of the Amateur Draft 6/5/00.
  • Departed:

    Traded to the Washington Nationals with Scott Olsen for P.J. Dean, Emilio Bonifacio, and Jake Smolinski 11/10/08.

  • Games Played: 393
  • Notable Statistics:

    237 Runs Scored
    450 Hits
    57 Doubles
    8 Triples
    12 Home Runs
    114 RBI
    89 Stolen Bases
    .288/.342/.357 Slash Line
    5.0 bWAR

    16 Playoff Games
    8 Runs Scored
    16 Hits
    3 Doubles
    0 Triples
    0 Home Runs
    4 RBI
    0 Stolen Bases
    .242/.333/.288 Slash Line

  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    World Series Champion (1997)
    All-Star (1998)
    Most Sacrifice Hits (1997)
    Most Putouts by a Shortstop (1997)

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