MLB: New York Mets 3, Cincinnati 0

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Miguel Batista pitched a two-hitter Wednesday giving the New York Mets a 3-0 season-ending victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

MLB: Cincinnati 7, Chicago Cubs 2

CINCINNATI, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- A three-run homer by Ramon Hernandez touched off an early Cincinnati surge Wednesday that led the Reds to a 7-2 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Cincinnati 2, Chicago Cubs 1

CINCINNATI, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Mike Leake held the Cubs to one run over eight innings and Brandon Phillips homered Tuesday in the Cincinnati Reds' 2-1 victory over Chicago.

MLB: Cincinnati 3, Colorado 2

CINCINNATI, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Joey Votto hit the last of three homers given up by Kevin Millwood Wednesday to put Cincinnati in front in the sixth and the Reds fought off Colorado 3-2.

MLB: Cincinnati 8, Chicago Cubs 7

CHICAGO, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Ryan Hanigan's run-scoring single in the eighth inning proved decisive Sunday in the Cincinnati Reds' seesaw 8-7 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Cincinnati 5, Houston 1

HOUSTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Edgar Renteria connected for a grand slam and Homer Bailey tossed eight strong innings Tuesday in the Cincinnati Reds' 5-1 win over Houston.

MLB: Cincinnati 4, San Fran. 3 (13 inn.)

CINCINNATI, July 30 (UPI) -- Edgar Renteria singled in Jay Bruce from second with one out in the 13th inning Friday, giving the Cincinnati Reds a 4-3 win over San Francisco.

MLB: Cincinnati 11, Atlanta 2

CINCINNATI, July 23 (UPI) -- Edgar Renteria entered the game as a replacement and drove in three runs Saturday, propelling the Cincinnati Reds to an 11-2 win over Atlanta.

MLB: Cincinnati 6, St. Louis 5 (10 inn.)

CINCINNATI, May 13 (UPI) -- Joey Votto completed a Cincinnati comeback with a two-out RBI single in the 10th inning Friday that gave the Reds a 6-5 victory over St. Louis.

MLB: Cincinnati 5, Chicago Cubs 4

CHICAGO, May 6 (UPI) -- Jay Bruce hit a three-run home run Friday that powered the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Cincinnati 4, Florida 3 (10 innings)

CINCINNATI, April 30 (UPI) -- Edgar Renteria grounded an RBI single in the 10th inning Saturday, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 victory over Florida.

MLS: Columbus 2, Vancouver 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 30 (UPI) -- Edgar Renteria netted a pair of second-half goals Saturday, leading the streaking Columbus Crew to a 2-1 win over Vancouver.
Giants' Renteria is World Series MVP

Giants' Renteria is World Series MVP

ARLINGTON, Texas, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- San Francisco shortstop Edgar Renteria won the Most Valuable Player Award for the 2010 World Series Monday after leading the Giants to a 3-1 win in Game 5.
MLB: San Francisco 3, Texas 1

MLB: San Francisco 3, Texas 1

ARLINGTON, Texas, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Tim Lincecum allowed one run over eight innings and Edgar Renteria homered Monday, leading San Francisco to a 3-1 win over Texas and a World Series title.
MLB: San Francisco 9, Texas 0

MLB: San Francisco 9, Texas 0

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Matt Cain threw 7 2/3 shutout innings Thursday and San Francisco put on a late surge to seize control of the World Series with a 9-0 victory over Texas.
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Edgar Renteria
San Francisco Giants shortstop Edgar Renteria grounds into a double play inn the fourth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field in Denver on July 26, 2009. Colorado beat San Francisco 4-2. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Edgar Enrique Rentería Herazo (Spanish pronunciation: ; born August 7, 1975), nicknamed "The Barranquilla Baby," is a Colombian professional baseball shortstop for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball. He throws and bats right-handed. Previously, he has played for the Florida Marlins, the St. Louis Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox, the Atlanta Braves, the Detroit Tigers, and the San Francisco Giants.

Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, Rentería was signed by the Florida Marlins in 1992. He debuted with them in 1996, and he finished second to Todd Hollandsworth in Rookie of the Year Award balloting. In 1997, his RBI single off of Charles Nagy in the eleventh inning of Game 7 of the 1997 World Series won the first World Series in Marlins' history. He was selected to his first All-Star Game in 1998, and he was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals following the season. He was the starting shortstop for the Cardinals for six years, and he was selected to the All-Star Game in 2000, 2003, and 2004. In 2002 and 2003 he won the Silver Slugger and Gold Glove Awards. Following the 2004 season, he signed with the Boston Red Sox. After a year with them, he was traded to the Atlanta Braves. He was selected to another All-Star Game in 2006, but following the 2007 season he was traded to the Detroit Tigers. After 2008, he became a free agent, and he signed with the San Francisco Giants. In the 2010 World Series, Rentería won the World Series Most Valuable Player Award after he hit game-winning home runs in Game 2 and Game 5, the final game. He became a free agent again after the season, and he signed with the Cincinnati Reds.

Rentería was born on August 7, 1975, in Barranquilla, Colombia. As a youth, he attended Instituto Los Alpes High School in Barranquilla. After high school, he was signed for the Florida Marlins at the age of sixteen by scout Levy Ochoa.

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