Edgar Renteria has decided it’s time to hang up the spikes, announcing his retirment Thursday.
Renteria, a two-time World Series MVP, had one of the biggest hits in San Francisco Giants’ history during Game 5 of the 2010 World Series—a go-ahead three-run homer in the seventh inning off Cliff Lee, the Texas Rangers’ ace at the time.
In the 1997 World Series, Renteria hit a walk-off single with the Florida Marlins in 11th inning of Game 7.
Perhaps the best Colombian-born player of all-time, Renteria will be remembered for his clutch habits. For his career, he finishes with a stat line of .286/.343/.398 with 140 home runs and a 28.9 WAR.