Edgar Renteria

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    January 29, 2014
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    April 19, 2012

    San Francisco Giants' Instant Classic Stirs Foul Memories

    Last night's epic duel between San Francisco's Matt Cain and Philadelphia's Cliff Lee was that rarest of things: It felt like a throwback to another time and a videogame. The Giants' right-hander tossed nine innings of two-hit, shutout ball. He threw a minuscule 91 pitches and was removed only becau ... More >>

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    December 15, 2010

    Giants To Be Honored -- By Congress?

    Sadly, the Congressional bill congratulating the Giants does not make mention of 'The Machine'​Congressional Bill: "Whereas the rest of the country learned to 'fear the beard'" Rep. Nancy Pelosi -- you've heard of her -- yesterday introduced a Congressional bill "Congratulating the San Francisco G ... More >>

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    December 3, 2010

    Giants World Series DVDs -- Guess Who Wins?

    A happy ending all right...​With a hot dog and Coors-festooned launch party at AT&T Park last night, the World Champion San Francisco Giants officially screened their two 2010 season DVDs. And, like Titanic, you knew how they were gonna end. Regarding Titanic, incidentally, all of the men frog ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    Giants Parade: an Orange Revolution

    Gil Riego, Jr.A panoramic view of Giants fans filling Civic Center. Click to enlarge.​In a surprise perhaps only to the the national media, a cloud of white smoke wafted out over the sea of orange-clad Giants fans at Civic Center Plaza. It smelled like ... victory. Today was a day many a Giant ... More >>

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    July 14, 2010
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    July 9, 2010

    It's Your Friday Morning News Quiz!

    Cops intercept JaMarcus Russell...​You know the drill, friends. Send me all the correct answers here, win a prize. Here you go: 1. Which of these was the statement Bay to Breakers spokesman Sam Singer gave SF Weekly regarding the race's latest announcement that it would no longer tolerate any booz ... More >>

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    July 8, 2010

    Giants Can't Quit Bengie Molina

    ​Bengie Molina, the best Giants catcher fans ever bitched incessantly about, is gone. Really he is. Last month, he was bundled off to Texas for a relief pitcher and a minor-leaguer, bringing about the dawn of the Buster Posey era. But, fittingly for a man who is arguably the slowest in the game, M ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    Giants' Pablo Sandoval, Edgar Renteria Spooked; Check Out of 'Haunted' Hotel

    Pablo! I have hitting tips for you! ​Giants confirm star players leave team hotel due to fear of ghosts after having "some experience" there last year. Juxtapose the words "baseball" and "ghosts" and most people will probably think of Kevin Costner building a diamond in his corn field and the spec ... More >>

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    April 9, 2010

    Scenes from Giants' Opening Day

    As we write, the hometown boys are being throttled by Atlanta Braves starter Tim Hudson to the tune of no runs on one hit. But you can't beat the spectacle of opening day...All photos | Tom WalshIn a bit of role-reversal, former San Francisco 49ers receiver Jerry Rice throws to quarterback Steve ... More >>

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