Just doing what they can to help

Edgar Renteria, Aaron Rowand find ways to contribute to Giants' success

Updated: October 20, 2010, 10:23 AM ET
By Jorge Arangure Jr. | ESPN The Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO -- Baseball has never been kind to those with the audacity to age. It's a cruel sport, in that time and injuries take their toll on players and eventually, from the greatest names to the most forgettable, there comes a point when a player simply can't be relied upon consistently. A place exists for these types of players: the bench. It's a cruel fate, and not one easily accepted.

Edgar Renteria, 35, and Aaron Rowand, 33, aren't old by layman standards, but they are over-the-hill ...

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