Fourteen players have started at shortstop since the beginning of the 2004 season: Nomar Garciaparra, Pokey Reese, Cesar Crespo, Ricky Gutierrez, Mark Bellhorn, Orlando Cabrera, Edgar Renteria, Royce Clayton, Alex Cora, Alex Gonzalez, Julio Lugo, Dustin Pedroia, Jed Lowrie and Nick Green. Only Gonzalez, Cora, Lugo and Renteria made more than 100 starts at the […]
The Tigers got their first win of the season, beating the Red Sox 7-2 in front of a sold out crowd. Marcus Thames and Carlos Guillen homered for Detroit, while new acquisition Edgar Renteria had three hits against his former ball club. Mike Lowell left the game with a sprained thumb after diving for a […]
Is it Myth or fact? Is the pressure so intense in Boston that major league baseball players can’t take it. Examples: Edgar Renteria signed a 40 million dollar contract in the winter of ’04 and played so poorly he was moved the next offseason.