Édgar Rentería

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Édgar Enrique Rentería Herazo (born August 7, 1975), nicknamed "The Barranquilla Baby," is a Colombian former professional baseball shortstop.wikipedia
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1997 World Series

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In 1997, his RBI single off Charles Nagy in the eleventh inning of Game 7 of the 1997 World Series won the first World Series in Marlins' history.
Game 7 was decided in extra innings on a walk-off single hit by Édgar Rentería.

Miami Marlins

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He played for the Florida Marlins, the St. Louis Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox, the Atlanta Braves, the Detroit Tigers, San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds. Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, Rentería was signed by the Florida Marlins in 1992.
They defeated the American League (AL) champion Cleveland Indians in the 1997 World Series, with shortstop Édgar Rentería driving in second baseman Craig Counsell for the series-clinching run in the 11th inning of the seventh and deciding game.

Atlanta Braves

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He played for the Florida Marlins, the St. Louis Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox, the Atlanta Braves, the Detroit Tigers, San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds. The Marlins swept the Giants in the series and defeated the Atlanta Braves in the 1997 National League Championship Series (NLCS) to face the Cleveland Indians in the World Series. The Cardinals made the playoffs and swept the Atlanta Braves in the NLDS, but they were defeated in five games by the New York Mets in the NLCS. The Red Sox were also disappointed with his performance, and on December 8 he was traded to the Atlanta Braves for prospect Andy Marte.
Unable to re-sign shortstop Rafael Furcal, the Braves acquired shortstop Édgar Rentería from the Boston Red Sox.

Detroit Tigers

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He played for the Florida Marlins, the St. Louis Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox, the Atlanta Braves, the Detroit Tigers, San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds.
Going into the 2008 season, the franchise traded for prominent talent in Édgar Rentería (from the Atlanta Braves) and Miguel Cabrera and Dontrelle Willis (from the Florida Marlins).

2010 World Series

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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.
In the bottom of the third inning, Édgar Rentería reached on an error and advanced to second when Lee hit Andrés Torres.

St. Louis Cardinals

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He played for the Florida Marlins, the St. Louis Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox, the Atlanta Braves, the Detroit Tigers, San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds. On December 14, he was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for Armando Almanza, Braden Looper, and Pablo Ozuna.

1997 National League Division Series

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In Game 1 of the 1997 National League Division Series (NLDS), Rentería's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth off Roberto Hernández gave the Marlins a 2–1 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
With the bases loaded, Édgar Rentería singled to right to give the Marlins their first ever postseason win with a walk-off.

San Francisco Giants

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He played for the Florida Marlins, the St. Louis Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox, the Atlanta Braves, the Detroit Tigers, San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds. In Game 1 of the 1997 National League Division Series (NLDS), Rentería's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth off Roberto Hernández gave the Marlins a 2–1 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
They also signed infielders Édgar Rentería and Juan Uribe.

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Édgar Enrique Rentería Herazo (born August 7, 1975), nicknamed "The Barranquilla Baby," is a Colombian former professional baseball shortstop.
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Charles Nagy

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In 1997, his RBI single off Charles Nagy in the eleventh inning of Game 7 of the 1997 World Series won the first World Series in Marlins' history. In Game 7, with the score tied at two and two out in the eleventh inning, Rentería hit an RBI single off Charles Nagy to score Craig Counsell.
In game 7, after a blown save by closer José Mesa, manager Mike Hargrove was forced to bring in Nagy, the starter with the team's most wins during the regular season (15), in the 10th inning to try to mop up. In the bottom of the 11th inning, Nagy gave up a bases-loaded single to Édgar Rentería that appeared to graze off his outstretched glove to end the game and the series, pinning Nagy with the loss.

Barranquilla

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Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, Rentería was signed by the Florida Marlins in 1992.
It is now called the Édgar Rentería stadium to honor the emblematic big leaguer from Barranquilla.

Craig Counsell

In Game 7, with the score tied at two and two out in the eleventh inning, Rentería hit an RBI single off Charles Nagy to score Craig Counsell.
He scored the winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning of Game 7 of the 1997 World Series for the Marlins, on an Édgar Rentería single over pitcher Charles Nagy's head, after tying that game in the bottom of the ninth with a sacrifice fly.

Colombia

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Édgar Enrique Rentería Herazo (born August 7, 1975), nicknamed "The Barranquilla Baby," is a Colombian former professional baseball shortstop. Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, Rentería was signed by the Florida Marlins in 1992.
Of those cities have come good players like: Orlando Cabrera, Édgar Rentería who was champion of the World Series in 1997 and 2010, and others who have played in Major League Baseball.

Kane County Cougars

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In 1993, he played for the Kane County Cougars of the Midwest League.
Édgar Rentería (1993) 2x Gold Glove; 3x Silver Slugger; 5x MLB All-Star; 2010 World Series MVP

Brevard County Manatees

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In 1994, Rentería was promoted to the Brevard County Manatees of the Florida State League.
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Pablo Ozuna

On December 14, he was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for Armando Almanza, Braden Looper, and Pablo Ozuna.
Originally signed by the St. Louis Cardinals in, Ozuna spent two years in the Cardinal farm system before being traded with Braden Looper and Armando Almanza to the Florida Marlins for Édgar Rentería on December 14,.

Charlotte Knights

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He started the season with the Charlotte Knights of the International League, and he batted .278 with two home runs and fifteen runs batted in in 28 games with them.
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List of Silver Slugger Award winners at shortstop

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He also won the National League's Silver Slugger Award for a shortstop.
Derek Jeter won five Silver Sluggers as a shortstop (2006–2009; 2012), while Ian Desmond (2012–2014), Alan Trammell (1987–1988, 1990), and Édgar Rentería (2000; 2002–2003) won three.

1997 National League Championship Series

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The Marlins swept the Giants in the series and defeated the Atlanta Braves in the 1997 National League Championship Series (NLCS) to face the Cleveland Indians in the World Series.
With two on, two out, and a 1-2 count, Darren Daulton hit a clutch, game-tying double, scoring Édgar Rentería.

Cleveland Indians

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The Marlins swept the Giants in the series and defeated the Atlanta Braves in the 1997 National League Championship Series (NLCS) to face the Cleveland Indians in the World Series.
In the eleventh inning, Édgar Rentería drove in the winning run giving the Marlins their first championship.

Braden Looper

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On December 14, he was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for Armando Almanza, Braden Looper, and Pablo Ozuna.
After the 1998 season, he was traded to the Florida Marlins for shortstop Édgar Rentería.

2000 National League Championship Series

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The Cardinals made the playoffs and swept the Atlanta Braves in the NLDS, but they were defeated in five games by the New York Mets in the NLCS.
Two outs later, shortstop Kurt Abbott's error to first on Edgar Renteria's ground ball allowed Lankford to score and Renteria to reach first.

2001 National League Division Series

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In Game 3 of the 2001 NLDS, Rentería hit his first playoff home run, off Brian Anderson of Arizona, in a 5–3 loss.
But Édgar Rentería walked and the soon-to-be-named NL Rookie of the Year Albert Pujols hit his first playoff home run to make it 2–0.

2000 National League Division Series

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The Cardinals made the playoffs and swept the Atlanta Braves in the NLDS, but they were defeated in five games by the New York Mets in the NLCS.
Next inning, Édgar Rentería walked, stole second and scored on Jim Edmonds's double off Andy Ashby.

Andy Marte

The Red Sox were also disappointed with his performance, and on December 8 he was traded to the Atlanta Braves for prospect Andy Marte.
Marte was traded by the Atlanta Braves on December 8, 2005, to the Boston Red Sox for shortstop Édgar Rentería and cash considerations.