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Anthony Rendon | Third Baseman | #6

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (26) / 6/6/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Rice
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (6) / WAS
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Anthony Rendon delivered a go-ahead three-run homer in the sixth inning of Tuesday's win over the Diamondbacks.
The Nationals fell into an early hole with the D'Backs plating single runs in the first and third, but they were able to bunch together two hits, two walks and four runs in the sixth, punctuated by Rendon's bomb. The third baseman now has 19 dingers on the season and has five games left to get No. 20. Sep 27 - 9:59 PM

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Anthony Rendon is not in the Nationals' lineup Sunday.

It appears Rendon is just getting some rest. Wilmer Difo will cover third base. Ryan Zimmerman is also sitting out, as Clint Robinson is at first base.

Anthony Rendon went 2-for-3 with a two-run single against the Braves on Friday.

Hey, remember when Rendon drove in just one in April? Well, he has knocked in at least 12 runs in every month since. After an injury-riddled 2015, the 26-year-old is batting .277/.355/.460 with 18 homers, 78 RBI, and 12 steals over 143 games this season.
Sep 16 - 11:05 PM

Anthony Rendon slugged a three-run homer in Monday’s 8-1 victory over the Mets.

It was the big blow in a four-run second inning against Rafael Montero. Rendon has been red-hot during the second half and now owns a solid .275/.354/.462 batting line to go along with 18 homers, 75 RBI, and 12 steals over 140 games.
Sep 12 - 10:29 PM

Anthony Rendon is getting the night off Wednesday.

Rendon slugged his first career grand slam on Tuesday night against the Braves, but Nationals manager Dusty Baker said he had planned Wednesday as a day of rest for the 26-year-old third baseman and will stick with that program. Wilmer Difo is starting at the hot corner and batting eighth on Wednesday versus Atlanta right-hander Mike Foltynewicz.
Sep 7 - 3:01 PM

Anthony Rendon connected for his first career grand slam in Tuesday's win over the Braves.

The Braves jumped out to a 4-1 lead, but Rendon turned that around quickly in the third inning with his salami. He also scored a run after a hit by pitch. It was Rendon's first home run in his last 14 games. Ryan Zimmerman also went deep for the Nats in a comeback victory.
Sep 6 - 11:07 PM

Anthony Rendon is not in the Nationals' lineup Sunday.

It a routine day off. Jayson Werth is also sitting out, as the Nats have Wilmer Difo at third base and Chris Heisey in left field.
Aug 21 - 10:45 AM

Anthony Rendon went 4-for-5 with an RBI and three runs scored on Saturday versus the Braves.

He had three singles and one double. He is now batting .273/.355/.454 for an .809 OPS that is trending upward. He is a steady contributor in the counting stats as well -- 15 homers, 57 RBI, 74 runs and 12 steals.
Aug 20 - 11:24 PM

Anthony Rendon finished 1-for-3 with four RBI in the Nationals' 9-1 win over the Braves on Sunday.

Rendon drove in Bryce Harper with a sacrifice fly in the Nats' three-run first inning and then slugged a three-run homer in the Nats' four-run fifth. His OPS is up to .800 for the first time this season. We'd expect the strong finish to continue for the 26-year-old third baseman.
Aug 14 - 4:32 PM

Anthony Rendon went 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored against the Indians on Tuesday.

Rendon hit a two-run blast off Indians starter Danny Salazar in the fourth inning, also singling and scoring in the game. The multi-hit game was his fourth in his last seven starts, and he's got three homers in that time. Rendon is batting .257/.340/.421 with 12 homers, 38 RBI, 59 runs scored and 10 steals on the year.
Jul 26 - 11:21 PM

Anthony Rendon went 2-for-4 with a solo homer in the Nationals' lopsided win on Wednesday.

He now has 11 home runs, 56 runs, 36 RBI and nine stolen bases to go with his .257 batting average. Rendon has yet to live up to the high expectations generated by his promising 2014 season.
Jul 20 - 11:11 PM

Anthony Rendon is back in the Nationals' starting lineup Wednesday night against the Dodgers.

Rendon missed two games with a nasty flu bug that has been traveling around multiple MLB clubhouses. He'll bat sixth for the Nats on Wednesday versus Bud Norris.
Jul 20 - 3:38 PM

Anthony Rendon remains out of the Nationals' lineup for Tuesday's game against the Dodgers.

Rendon was scratched Sunday due to flu-like symptoms and is apparently still having issues. Daniel Murphy will make his first start of the season at third base while Trea Turner will play second base.

RotoGrinders.com Daily Slant: Rendon will join Michael Taylor and Wilson Ramos on the bench this evening, giving the Nationals just two true right-handed hitters in the lineup. Given that Scott Kazmir fares much better against hitters from the left side (.274 wOBA allowed, -4.4 Hd-Sft%), he's now a viable deep-GPP target with the Nats rolling out a LH heavy lineup. Trea Turner and Jayson Werth are both suitable targets against Kazmir, who has allowed a 1.87 HR/9 rate on the road this year.
Jul 19 - 3:24 PM

Anthony Rendon was scratched from Sunday's lineup due to flu-like symptoms.

Stephen Drew slid over to third base and Trea Turner entered the lineup at second. Rendon should be fine after Monday's off day.
Jul 17 - 11:30 AM

Anthony Rendon went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in Saturday's win over the Pirates.

The home run was Rendon's 10th of the season, giving him 35 RBI and 55 runs scored. Fantasy owners were hoping for more from the 26-year-old after his tantalizing 2014 season, but Rendon should once again reach double digits in both steals and homers. He may never touch that MVP-level performance again, but Rendon is still a serviceable fantasy commodity.
Jul 17 - 12:10 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
3Pedro Severino
4Spencer Kieboom
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Clint Robinson
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Wilmer Difo
SS1Danny Espinosa
2Stephen Drew
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
CF1Trea Turner
2Ben Revere
3Michael Taylor
4Brian Goodwin
RF1Bryce Harper
2Chris Heisey
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Gio Gonzalez
4Joe Ross
5Tanner Roark
6A.J. Cole
7Reynaldo Lopez
8Lucas Giolito
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Mark Melancon
2Shawn Kelley
3Blake Treinen
4Oliver Perez
5Sammy Solis
6Marc Rzepczynski
7Yusmeiro Petit
8Matt Belisle
9Koda Glover
10Sean Burnett
11Trevor Gott
12Rafael Martin
13Matt Grace
14Mat Latos