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Renteria a Member of the Braves

According to, early Thursday morning, John Schuerholz completed a trade with the Red Sox, who will send Edgar Renteria and undisclosed cash considerations to Atlanta in exchange for top prospect Andy Marte.

Am I surprised? Not really. Disappointed? Yes. I was really hoping that Wilson Betemit would get a serious chance to play. Now it looks like he is destined to remain the utility player he already is.

I know I said I'd provide some commentary, but so much is happening, I figured I'd wait until after the day is over.

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