The W
Views: 97654869
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
24.7.07 2253
The 7 - Baseball - Boston deals Renteria Register and log in to post!
(196 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (6 total)
StaggerLee
Scrapple
Level: 139

Posts: 2847/6217
EXP: 32190173
For next: 277354

Since: 3.10.02
From: Right side of the tracks

Since last post: 4 hours
Last activity: 4 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#1 Posted on 8.12.05 2117.15
Reposted on: 8.12.12 2118.00
http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2252297


    The Boston Red Sox gave up on Edgar Renteria just one year after lavishing a four-year, $40 million contract on him, trading the shortstop to the Atlanta Braves on Thursday for third base prospect Andy Marte.

    The move left Boston without a shortstop, but Red Sox senior adviser Bill Lajoie denied a much-rumored deal that would wheel Marte to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Julio Lugo. Lajoie said he expected to see Marte play for the Red Sox this year, putting him in the outfield or first base if it's necessary to get his bat in the lineup.
Promote this thread!
edoug
Summer sausage
Level: 44

Posts: 130/439
EXP: 568109
For next: 43180

Since: 13.2.04
From: Maine

Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 3 hours
#2 Posted on 8.12.05 2201.15
Reposted on: 8.12.12 2201.16
    Originally posted by StaggerLee
    http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2252297


      The Boston Red Sox gave up on Edgar Renteria just one year after lavishing a four-year, $40 million contract on him, trading the shortstop to the Atlanta Braves on Thursday for third base prospect Andy Marte.

      The move left Boston without a shortstop, but Red Sox senior adviser Bill Lajoie denied a much-rumored deal that would wheel Marte to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Julio Lugo. Lajoie said he expected to see Marte play for the Red Sox this year, putting him in the outfield or first base if it's necessary to get his bat in the lineup.



Someone wants to fill the hole left by Renteria

http://msn.foxsports.com/mlb/story/5151318
Deputy Marshall
Liverwurst
Level: 65

Posts: 453/1138
EXP: 2328482
For next: 7158

Since: 28.6.04
From: Troy, NY

Since last post: 350 days
Last activity: 191 days
#3 Posted on 9.12.05 0119.29
Reposted on: 9.12.12 0119.30
Is Palmeiro still with the team? Answer: No. I could see that as a good reason for wanting to get traded, since he tried to throw Tejada under the bus after failing his drug test. Might've left a bad taste in his mouth...that, or Baltimore just wanted that whole episode behind them.

Anyways, the dealing of Renteria I fully expected, and it's something Boston desperately needed to do. Renteria was pretty awful this season, especially on the defensive end. Pretty much anyone else in the position will do, since nobody else in Major League Baseball had 30(!) errors this season.

Edit - thanks Cubs. Don't know how I missed that.

(edited by Deputy Marshall on 9.12.05 1052)
thecubsfan
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 129

Posts: 1524/5102
EXP: 24741589
For next: 308132

Since: 10.12.01
From: Aurora, IL

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 32 min.
#4 Posted on 9.12.05 0923.45
Reposted on: 9.12.12 0923.58
Palmerio's long gone.
The Red Sox Fan
Cotechino
Level: 21

Posts: 76/84
EXP: 49495
For next: 449

Since: 31.3.03
From: Philly Burbs

Since last post: 1824 days
Last activity: 19 days
#5 Posted on 10.12.05 1431.44
Reposted on: 10.12.12 1433.11
We could bring Nomar back. I'm just saying....

Simmons had it right the other day. Does it make anyone else a bit nervous that's mid-December and we don't have a legit shortstop OR a GM?
Crimedog
Boerewors
Level: 42

Posts: 280/374
EXP: 485244
For next: 36122

Since: 28.3.02
From: Ohio

Since last post: 2619 days
Last activity: 2610 days
#6 Posted on 11.12.05 1603.42
Reposted on: 11.12.12 1604.34
    Originally posted by The Red Sox Fan
    We could bring Nomar back. I'm just saying....

    Simmons had it right the other day. Does it make anyone else a bit nervous that's mid-December and we don't have a legit shortstop OR a GM?


Eh, so what? There's still almost two months until pitchers and catchers report. There's plenty of guys out there that the Sox can snag to put in at short that will be just fine.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Vazquez traded to White Sox
Next thread: Braves for sale?
Previous thread: Soriano traded to Nationals
(196 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Hudson to Braves - Braves 21? - The record - More...
The 7 - Baseball - Boston deals RenteriaRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.176 seconds.