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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 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

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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

Anthony Rendon (neck) is back in the Nationals' starting lineup Wednesday versus the Marlins.

Rendon sat out Tuesday after suffering a neck stinger on a dive at third base Monday. He'll bat cleanup Wednesday afternoon against Marlins right-hander Dan Straily.
Jun 21 - 9:58 AM

Anthony Rendon (neck) is not in the Nationals' lineup Tuesday.

Rendon suffered a neck stinger while making a dive at third base Monday. He's day-to-day. Stephen Drew is at the hot corner.
Jun 20 - 3:34 PM

Anthony Rendon was lifted from Monday's game against the Marlins with a stinger in his neck area.

Rendon tweaked his neck was making a dive at third base. The Nationals don't seem to be too worried about the malady, but it's possible Rendon could miss a game or two. He homered and walked in two plate appearances Monday before departing.
Jun 19 - 11:03 PM

Anthony Rendon went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer, three RBI and a walk Friday versus the Mets.

Rendon now has four homers and 14 RBI in eight games against the Mets this year. Of course, three of those homers and 10 of the RBI did come in one contest on April 30. Overall, he has 12 homers and 43 RBI. He's also sporting a nice 39/36 K/BB ratio in 62 games after coming in at 117/65 in 156 games last year.
Jun 17 - 12:02 AM

Anthony Rendon is getting the day off Wednesday.

Stephen Drew will take a turn at third base and bat sixth versus Braves right-hander Julio Teheran. Rendon should be back in there for Thursday's series opener against the Mets.
Jun 14 - 1:42 PM

Anthony Rendon will get the night off Thursday against the Orioles.

Stephen Drew is starting at third base and batting sixth versus O's right-hander Alec Asher. Rendon has a stellar .925 OPS with 11 home runs, 36 RBI, three stolen bases, and 29 runs scored in 55 games this season.
Jun 8 - 3:38 PM

Anthony Rendon homered, doubled and walked to lead the Nationals to a 4-2 win over the Dodgers on Monday.

Rendon has 11 homers, 11 doubles, 31 RBI and a 13/19 K/BB ratio in his last 31 games. He hasn't even been BABIP fortunate during the stretch; he's simply killing the ball. This might be the year that he hits .300 for the first time.
Jun 6 - 1:58 AM

Anthony Rendon finished 2-for-5 with a double, a three-run home run and two runs scored in Friday's 13-3 rout in Oakland.

Rendon has been on fire since May 23, piling up 16 hits over his past 39 at-bats (.410), including five doubles, five home runs and 12 RBI to raise his average from .265 to .296 just since May 21. He is showing no signs of slowing down and is now slashing .296/.391/.532 overall on the season.
Jun 3 - 3:08 AM

Anthony Rendon homered in a third straight game as part of a 2-for-4 day against the Mariners on Thursday.

Rendon had four homers and a double in the three games against Seattle, a team which seriously considered picking him second overall in the 2011 draft before ultimately choosing pitcher Danny Hultzen. Rendon is batting .347 with nine homers, 27 RBI and an 11/14 K/BB ratio in his last 75 at-bats.
May 25 - 3:49 PM

Anthony Rendon belted a three-run homer in a win over the Mariners on Wednesday.

He came to bat with two outs in the first inning with Jayson Werth on third base and Daniel Murphy on second. Rendon drove a Sam Gaviglio offering over the left center field wall for his eighth home run of the season. It was his only hit of the night. This comes after he hit two homers on Tuesday. Rendon struggled badly for the first few weeks of the season but then found his stroke. He now has a .277 batting average with 31 RBI. He has almost as many walks (25) as strikeouts (30) and that has resulted in a strong .378 on-base percentage.
May 24 - 10:15 PM

Anthony Rendon had two homers, a double and five RBI as the Nationals crushed the Mariners 10-1 on Tuesday.

That's not quite three homers and 10 RBI, like he had last month against the Mets, but it does make him the third player this year with multiple two-homer, five-RBI games, joining Jay Bruce and teammate Bryce Harper. Rendon has seven homers and 29 RBI in 42 games.
May 23 - 9:56 PM

Anthony Rendon is not in the Nationals' lineup Sunday.

He's just getting a day off. Wilmer Difo is filling in at third base. Matt Wieters is also receiving some rest, as Jose Lobaton is at catcher.
May 21 - 11:45 AM

Anthony Rendon smashed a three-run bomb in Saturday's big win over the Phillies.

He whacked a Vince Velasquez offering over the left field wall in the sixth inning with two aboard. Rendon has really turned his season around in the last week. He is now batting .290/.372/.477 with five homers and 22 RBI in 121 plate appearances.
May 6 - 11:14 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Jose Lobaton
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Adam Lind
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Manny Delcarmen
SS1Trea Turner
2Stephen Drew
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
2Brian Goodwin
3Ryan Raburn
CF1Michael Taylor
2Adam Eaton
RF1Bryce Harper
2Chris Heisey
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Max Scherzer
2Stephen Strasburg
3Tanner Roark
4Gio Gonzalez
5Joe Ross
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Koda Glover
2Shawn Kelley
3Blake Treinen
4Matt Albers
5Oliver Perez
6Joe Blanton
7Jacob Turner
8Enny Romero
9Matt Grace
10Sammy Solis