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Anthony Rendon | Third Baseman | #6

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (27) / 6/6/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 195
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Rice
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (6) / WAS
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Anthony Rendon went 3-for-4 with a run scored in Tuesday's win over the Angels.
Rendon's average dropped below .300 recently with his cold streak of late, but he's got the mark back to .303 with Tuesday's three-hit effort. He entered the night with just five hits in August. Aug 15 - 10:00 PM

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Anthony Rendon hit his 22nd home run of the season Sunday in the Nationals' loss to the Giants.

It was a two-run shot in the bottom of the eighth inning, but that was all the offense the Nats could muster in this one. Rendon is slashing .302/.405/.557 through 107 games played in 2017.
Aug 13 - 4:32 PM

Anthony Rendon (illness) went 1-for-4 with a run scored in his return to action Saturday against the Giants.

Rendon missed a couple of games with a minor illness. The 27-year-old third baseman boasts a .299/.405/.549 slash line with 21 home runs, 74 RBI, and 60 runs scored in 106 games this season.
Aug 13 - 9:10 AM

Anthony Rendon (illness) is out of the Nationals' starting lineup Thursday versus the Marlins.

Rendon is working through a minor illness. Adrian Sanchez will start at third base and bat eighth on Thursday night against Miami right-hander Dan Straily.
Aug 10 - 3:42 PM

Nationals manager Dusty Baker said that Anthony Rendon will have the day off for Thursday's showdown with the Marlins.

Rendon has been feeling a little under the weather of late and Baker would like to give him a breather. Howie Kendrick will probably start at third base in his place.
Aug 9 - 11:08 PM

Anthony Rendon is not in Monday's lineup against the Marlins.

Rendon is getting a breather after playing both games of Sunday's doubleheader. Adrian Sanchez will fill in at the hot corner for the Nats.

RotoGrinders.com Daily Slant: The Blue Jays and Royals are getting considerably more attention - as are the A's and Indians to an extent - but the Nationals still deserve some respect in GPPs as a contrarian stack. Jose Urena has held lefties to a .310 wOBA this year, but he's doing so on the back of a .225 BABIP, which doesn't mesh all that well with his 14.9 soft%. His hard% has also risen about 6.5% since the start of the second half. Harper, Murphy, Goodwin, Lind and Difo are all strong targets.
Jul 31 - 4:41 PM

Anthony Rendon went 3-for-3 with two home runs -- including a grand slam -- and six RBI as the Nationals held on for a 10-7 win over the Reds on Saturday.

Rendon has been the architect of some of the biggest offensive performances of the season, including Saturday. The 27-year-old hit a two-run homer off Reds starter Luis Castillo in the fourth inning before redirecting a hanging breaking pitch from reliever Blake Wood for the salami in the seventh. He also walked twice in the game, reaching base in all five of his plate appearances. His outbursts make the most noise, but Rendon has quietly had a very good offensive season overall, batting .315/.420/.582 with 18 homers, 61 RBI, 48 runs scored and five steals to date.
Jul 16 - 12:39 AM

Anthony Rendon went 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI single in Friday’s win over the Reds.

Rendon is now sporting an eight-game hitting streak to begin July. He’s 12-for-28 (.429) during that time, which has pulled his batting average up from .295 to .308 on the year.
Jul 14 - 11:05 PM

Anthony Rendon had a busy afternoon on Sunday, reaching base four times in Washington’s 10-5 win over the Braves.

Rendon walked twice, doubled, singled and scored two runs while driving in a pair of runs himself. He also tallied his fifth stolen base of the season. The 27-year-old enjoyed a monster first half for Washington, hitting a robust .304 with 16 round-trippers and 54 RBI. Rendon deserved to play in the All-Star Game, though it’s hard to argue with the three third basemen who were chosen ahead of him (Nolan Arenado, Jake Lamb and Justin Turner).
Jul 9 - 7:38 PM

Anthony Rendon is out of Tuesday's lineup against the Mets.

Rendon will get the day off with the early start time. Stephen Drew is starting at the hot corner.
Jul 4 - 9:02 AM

Anthony Rendon went 1-for-4 with an RBI double as the Nationals dispatched of the Cardinals on Sunday Night Baseball.

Rendon delivered an RBI double in the third inning, running the Nationals' early advantage to 5-0. He also drew a walk in the contest. He's in the midst of a terrific season offensively, hitting .297/.399/.554 with 16 homers and 51 RBI.
Jul 2 - 11:11 PM

Anthony Rendon drilled a two-run homer Thursday in the Nationals’ 5-4 loss to the Cubs.

Rendon’s two-run blast off Carl Edwards put the Nats ahead 3-2 in the seventh inning, though that lead would prove to be short-lived thanks to another one of the team’s patented bullpen implosions. The home run was Rendon’s 15th round-tripper of the year and his fourth in nine games. Now slashing an elite .298/.402/.558 for the season, it would be a major snub if Rendon was left off the NL All-Star team.
Jun 29 - 8:00 PM

Anthony Rendon went 3-for-3 with a solo home run and two runs scored in Wednesday's defeat of the Cubs.

He was one of three Nationals to hit solo homers off starter John Lackey. Rendon had a brutal start to the season but has been one of the better hitters in the league since then. He has his line up to .299/.404/.551 with 15 homers and 48 RBI.
Jun 28 - 11:44 PM

Anthony Rendon went 1-for-3 with a walk and a pair of runs scored as the Nationals topped the Cubs on Tuesday.

He also swiped one of seven total bases for the Nationals off of the battery of Jake Arrieta and Miguel Montero in this one. Rendon is enjoying a terrific season at the dish, slashing .291/.396/.530 with 14 homers, 47 RBI and four stolen bases.
Jun 27 - 10:57 PM

Anthony Rendon launched his 14th homer as the Nationals outlasted the Reds in extra innings on Friday.

Rendon tagged Reds' starter Luis Castillo for a solo homer in the second inning that pulled the Nationals to within three runs at 5-2. He also drew three walks in the ballgame, finishing the night 1-for-2 officially. Rendon has been a steady contributor in the middle of the lineup this year, hitting .291/.397/.540 with 14 homers and 46 RBI.
Jun 23 - 11:14 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Jose Lobaton
3Pedro Severino
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Adam Lind
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Wilmer Difo
SS1Trea Turner
2Stephen Drew
3Adrian Sanchez
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
2Howie Kendrick
3Ryan Raburn
CF1Michael Taylor
2Brian Goodwin
3Andrew Stevenson
4Adam Eaton
RF1Bryce Harper
2Alejandro De Aza
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Max Scherzer
2Stephen Strasburg
3Tanner Roark
4Gio Gonzalez
5Edwin Jackson
6Joe Ross
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Sean Doolittle
2Brandon Kintzler
3Ryan Madson
4Koda Glover
5Shawn Kelley
6Matt Albers
7Oliver Perez
8Enny Romero
9Matt Grace
10Joe Blanton
11Sammy Solis