”Well, look, I tried a year and I didn’t do as well as I have always done in baseball, and right there, [God] pulled me out. I have to thank Boston and Atlanta for asking about me. Now I go to a good city to play baseball and to be spiritually calm.
Someone better tell Ed Mangan that there’s a new shortstop in town and he’s not going to stand for a shaggy infield. In an interview yesterday Edgar Renteria chalked up his 30 errors to the Sox’ poor groundskeepers (and, implicitly, to the godless heathens of the Fens). Perhaps Edgar can use some of the $30M left coming to him to get his own equipment, lest he think the Braves’ old-school choppers aren’t doing the job.