He has encouraged players to talk to him, saying his office door is always open.
"If there's somthing you need to get off your chest, bring it," he said.
Has that happened?
"Not yet," Renteria said. "I don't know if it's because we talk. Even during [batting practice], you might call somebody in to have a conversation. I haven't had an issue."
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