Originally Posted by alett12
First of all Renteria was not on a minor league deal nor near the league minimum. Second we did not sign Valdez we traded a weak minor league reliever for him. I still feel like he would be an upgrade over Drew Stubbs even with the issues that he has with his personality.
Nobody is saying he would not be an upgrade over Stubbs from a pure talent standpoint. But the guy has some serious issues that can really hurt the chemistry of a team. You never know when he is going to do something that is going to get himself suspended and leave the team without a CF.