Reds sign Edgar Renteria

Fourteen years ago, this man made me cry over a baseball game in my parents living room in late October. I was in love with the 1997 Cleveland Indians and he wrecked that for me. Today, a source has said that the Cincinnati Reds will be signing this same man to a 1-year, $3 million dollar contract to split time with Paul Janish at shortstop in the Queen City. In an off-season that has featured highlights such as Walt Jocketty catching a world record catfish and touching up on his NY Times crossword puzzle skills; I’ll take it. [ESPN]