Rick Renteria was hired to take over as the Cubs’ manager on Thursday. Here’s a look at some of the key dates throughout Renteria’s 33-year professional career.
— Selected 20th overall in the first round of the amateur draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
— Made his major league debut with the Pirates on Sept. 14. Played one game.
— Traded by Pittsburgh to the Seattle Mariners on Dec. 5. Appeared in 43 games for the Mariners between 1987-88.
— Named the Mexican League player of the year after he hit .442 for Charros de Jalisco.
— Signed with the expansion Florida Marlins. He appeared in 131 games over two seasons. Appeared in his final game on Aug. 11, 1994.
— Took over at Single-A Brevard County and became first former player to be hired by the Marlins to manage.
— Managed at Single-A Kane County (Marlins) and earned Midwest League manager of year honors.
— Managed two seasons at Double-A Portland (Marlins).
— Hired by Padres as a coach at Single-A Lake Elsinore.
— Promoted to manager at Lake Elsinore and held that title through 2006 season.
— Became manager of the Padres’ Triple-A Portland club.
— Joined Padres’ big league club as first-base coach, a role he held for three seasons.
— Took over as the Padres’ bench coach.
— Managed Team Mexico in the World Baseball Classic.
— Hired by the Cubs on Nov. 7 to become the club’s 53rd manager.