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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
Contract: view contract details
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Anthony Rendon (toe) is out of the Nationals' lineup again on Wednesday against the Mets.
Rendon hasn't appeared in a game since fouling a ball off his left big toe last Friday, though he is apparently getting close. Wilmer Difo will start at third base and bat seventh for the Nats on Wednesday versus Mets lefty Steven Matz. Apr 18 - 3:40 PM

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Anthony Rendon (toe) remains out of the Nationals' lineup Tuesday against the Mets.

Rendon has now missed four straight games since fouling ball off his left big toe on Friday. He had the toenail drained of blood and still hopes to avoid a stint on the disabled list. Wilmer Difo will again cover third base duties.
Apr 17 - 3:47 PM

Anthony Rendon (toe) remained out of the Nationals' lineup Monday.

Rendon hasn't played since departing Friday's game after fouling a ball off his left big toe. His progress has been slower than expected but the Nats remain optimistic that he'll avoid a disabled list stint. Brian Goodwin (wrist) is also sitting out again, as Wilmer Difo is at third base and Matt Adams is in left field.
Apr 16 - 4:07 PM

Nationals manager Dave Martinez said Sunday that Anthony Rendon (toe) is "still pretty sore" but is feeling a little better.

The team remains optimistic that their third baseman can avoid the disabled list, but it seems possible that he could miss additional games. Rendon is sitting out his second straight contest Sunday after fouling a ball off his left big toe on Friday.
Apr 15 - 11:52 AM

Anthony Rendon (foot) remained out of the Nationals' lineup Sunday.

He's now sat out two straight after fouling a ball off his left foot Friday. Rendon could be back in there Monday. Wilmer Difo is at third base Sunday.
Apr 15 - 10:18 AM

Anthony Rendon is not in the Nationals' starting lineup for Saturday's contest against the Rockies.

Rendon left Friday's game after fouling a ball off of his foot. By all accounts, he's fine aside from some general soreness, but he'll get a day to rest as a precautionary measure. Matt Reynolds will start in his place at third base and bat eighth against Jon Gray.
Apr 14 - 10:04 AM

Anthony Rendon was forced to leave Friday's game against the Rockies after fouling a pitch off of his foot.

The good news, is that X-rays came back negative, though he did have his left big toe wrapped up after the game. Nationals' skipper Dave Martinez said that he'll see how Rendon is feeling on Saturday before deciding on his status.
Apr 13 - 11:21 PM

Anthony Rendon is batting cleanup for the Nationals on Tuesday night against the Braves.

Trea Turner is back in the No. 2 spot versus Atlanta right-hander Mike Foltynewicz. Rendon at cleanup should provide a little more protection for Bryce Harper, who leads all of Major League Baseball with 16 walks.
Apr 10 - 3:10 PM

Anthony Rendon was ejected from Saturday's game against the Mets by home plate umpire Marty Foster.

Rendon tossed his bat after a called third strike in the third inning, which was apparently enough for Foster to give the heave-ho. Nationals' manager Dave Martinez followed suit in an effort to defend his player.
Apr 7 - 2:00 PM

Anthony Rendon hit a two-run home run, his first of the year, in Sunday's win over the Reds.

Rendon ripped a Sal Romano offering down the left field line in the first inning, his only hit in five at-bats. He's now got a hit in each of his first three games but is just 3-for-13 in those three games.
Apr 1 - 10:13 PM

Anthony Rendon went 2-for-3 with a double and run scored in Monday's game against the Marlins.

Although he has only two extra-base hits, Rendon is now slashing .357/.441/.429 through 34 spring plate appearances. At least going by OPS, it's been one of his better Grapefruit League performances. Headed into his age-28 campaign, Rendon has averaged 152 games over the past two seasons following his injury-wrecked 2015.
Mar 19 - 5:15 PM

Nationals and 3B Anthony Rendon avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $12.3 million contract.

Rendon more than doubled his 2017 salary ($5.8 million) after putting up a blistering .301/.403/.533 batting line with 25 home runs and 100 RBI. The stud third baseman is slated to be arbitration-eligible once more next winter before hitting the free agent market.
Jan 12 - 3:04 PM

Nationals GM Mike Rizzo confirmed that he recently met with agent Scott Boras to discuss a variety of subjects, including a possible extension for Anthony Rendon.

The headline in this report is the reported meeting to discuss an extension for Bryce Harper, but Rendon is another young star that Washington will hope to lock down for the foreseeable future. The 27-year-old third baseman is coming off a breakout season where he registered a .937 OPS along with 25 homers and quality defense at the hot corner. He's entering his second year of arbitration eligibility, and if he does hit free agency in 2020, he likely is looking at being one of the highest paid players at his position.
Wed, Dec 13, 2017 04:10:00 PM

Anthony Rendon hit a solo home run and scored two runs in the Nationals' win over the Cubs in Saturday's NLDS Game 2.

Facing Cubs starter Jon Lester, Rendon hit what appeared to be a harmless line drive to right field that just kept carrying. He also walked and scored a run in the Nationals' five-run eighth inning. The homer was the second of Rendon's playoff career, after he hit one in last year's NLDS loss to the Dodgers.
Sat, Oct 7, 2017 10:05:00 PM

The Nationals will roll out the exact same lineup in Game 2 that they did in Friday's loss to the Cubs in Game 1 of the NLDS.

That means it'll be Trea Turner SS, Bryce Harper RF, Anthony Rendon 3B, Daniel Murphy 2B, Ryan Zimmerman 1B, Jayson Werth LF, Matt Wieters C and Michael Taylor CF with Gio Gonzalez taking the hill. The Nationals were shut out on a total of two hits by Kyle Hendricks and company on Friday.
Sat, Oct 7, 2017 01:26:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Pedro Severino
3Jhonatan Solano
4Raudy Read
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Matt Adams
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Howie Kendrick
3Wilmer Difo
SS1Trea Turner
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Adam Eaton
2Moises Sierra
CF1Michael Taylor
2Brian Goodwin
3Andrew Stevenson
RF1Bryce Harper
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Max Scherzer
2Stephen Strasburg
3Tanner Roark
4Gio Gonzalez
5Jeremy Hellickson
6Joe Ross
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Sean Doolittle
2Ryan Madson
3Brandon Kintzler
4Koda Glover
5Shawn Kelley
6Joaquin Benoit
7Matt Grace
8Sammy Solis
9A.J. Cole