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Anthony Rendon | Third Baseman

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (24) / 6/6/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 198
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Rice
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Anthony Rendon smacked a solo homer in Friday's win over the Marlins.
His longball in the bottom of the first inning got the scoring going and wound up being all the Nationals needed. Rendon's homer was his 21st of the season, and he now sports a .288/.350/.475 batting line with 83 RBI. It's been a tremendous first full major league season for the 24-year-old. Sep 26 - 4:01 PM

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Anthony Rendon was productive in Thursday's win against the Mets, going 2-for-3 with an RBI and a stolen base.

Rendon knocked in the run in the bottom of the fourth when he was hit by a Zack Wheeler pitch with the bases loaded. The stolen base was his 17th in 20 attempts this season. Rendon is arguably the biggest threat in the Nationals' lineup heading into the post-season. He's batting .288/.350/.472 with 20 home runs, 82 RBI, and 110 runs scored.
Sep 25 - 11:36 PM

Anthony Rendon is not in the Nationals' starting lineup on Tuesday night against the Mets.

It's just a routine day off. Kevin Frandsen will start at third base and Asdrubal Cabrera is at second.
Sep 23 - 3:35 PM

Anthony Rendon went 2-for-5 with a stolen base and a pair of runs scored in Thursday's victory over the Marlins.

Rendon brought his league-leading runs scored total up to 110 with the effort. He's also up to 16 stolen bases on the season, leaving him four shy of a 20 HR/20 SB season. The Nationals' MVP is slashing .286/.348/.473.
Sep 18 - 10:05 PM

Anthony Rendon went 3-for-5 with a solo homer and two runs scored Friday against the Mets.

Rendon also doubled and tripled. After amassing seven home runs, 35 RBI, and one stolen base over 98 games as a rookie last season, the 24-year-old is now up to 20 homers, 80 RBI, and 15 steals in his sophomore campaign. Throw in his .285/.346/.476 batting line and excellent defense and he deserves a lot more attention that he's getting.
Sep 12 - 11:29 PM

Anthony Rendon had a nice night at the dish, going 3-for-5 with a two-run home run in Thursday's win against the Mets.

Rendon's fourth-inning home run extended the Nationals' lead to 6-0, which was more than enough for Tanner Roark. Rendon is having a career year, slashing .282/.344/.468 with 19 home runs, 79 RBI, and 15 stolen bases.
Sep 11 - 10:57 PM

Anthony Rendon is not in Wednesday's lineup due to illness.

He should be fine in a day or two. Kevin Frandsen is at third base in Rendon's place.
Sep 10 - 1:23 PM

Anthony Rendon went 2-for-4 and scored three times on Friday.

In addition to the three runs scored, Rendon also doubled and knocked in two. He's fresh off of an August where he slashed .287/.344/.496. With the three runs scored, Rendon's now just two away from 100 overall. He's hit 18 home runs, six triples and 35 doubles in what's been a breakout campaign for the 24-year old third-baseman. On the season he's slashing .279/.339/.464.
Sep 6 - 12:38 AM

Anthony Rendon reached base in all five plate appearances in Friday's win against the Mariners.

Rendon finished a triple short of the cycle. He drove in his only run with a first inning solo home run to left-center off of Felix Hernandez. He has been just what the Nationals needed at third base after losing Ryan Zimmerman to an injury. Rendon has 18 home runs, 71 RBI, 13 stolen bases, and a .282/.341/.471 slash line.
Aug 30 - 1:16 AM

Anthony Rendon pinch-hit and lifted a walk-off RBI single to left field in the ninth inning of Wednesday's win over the D'Backs.

Rendon got the night off, with Kevin Frandsen starting at third base in his place. But as the Nats squandered a 2-0 lead in the eighth, Rendon picked up his team by playing the hero. The third baseman is having a great season, slashing .278/.333/.462 with 16 home runs, 68 RBI, and 12 stolen bases.
Aug 20 - 10:25 PM

Anthony Rendon is not in the Nationals' lineup Wednesday.

It's just a day of rest. Kevin Frandsen is filling in at third base for Rendon.
Aug 20 - 3:25 PM

Anthony Rendon hit a two-run home run, his only success in five trips to the plate, as the Nationals battered Mets pitching in a win on Tuesday.

Rendon's sixth-inning solo shot was the second of four hit against Mets pitching on the evening, extending his club's lead to 3-0 at the time. The 24-year-old has been among the most productive at his position, having hit 16 home runs, knocked in 66 runs, stolen 12 bases, and posted a .276/.331/.469 slash line.
Aug 12 - 10:57 PM

Anthony Rendon launched a three-run homer in Friday's loss to the Braves.

The Braves held a 7-0 lead at one point, but Rendon's sixth-inning blast made things interesting. The Nationals got within one run in the seventh, but ultimately fell short. Rendon is now up to 15 home runs and 65 RBI on the year to go along with a .278/.333/.469 batting line. His power is coming along much faster than anticipated. He's been the Nationals' best player this season.
Aug 9 - 12:20 AM

Anthony Rendon hit his 14th home run of the season on Saturday, a three-run shot.

The home run came off of the (soon-to-be-ejected) A.J. Burnett. In addition to the home run, Rendon also hit an RBI single. He finished with four RBI. On the year he's slashing .281/.338/.469.
Aug 2 - 10:54 PM

Anthony Rendon finished 3-for-5 with two runs scored in Tuesday's win over the Rockies.

Rendon's three-hit effort broke a 1-for-19 slump he'd endured to start the second half. His two runs scored gives him 71 runs on the season, second-most in the National League. The 24-year-old is batting .279/.333/.473 with 13 home runs and 53 RBI with just over two months to play.
Jul 23 - 12:53 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
3Sandy Leon
1B1Adam LaRoche
2Tyler Moore
2B1Asdrubal Cabrera
2Danny Espinosa
3Jeff Kobernus
SS1Ian Desmond
2Pedro Florimon
3B1Anthony Rendon
2Ryan Zimmerman
LF1Bryce Harper
2Kevin Frandsen
CF1Denard Span
2Michael Taylor
3Nate McLouth
RF1Jayson Werth
2Scott Hairston
3Nate Schierholtz
4Steven Souza
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Gio Gonzalez
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Doug Fister
5Tanner Roark
6Taylor Hill
7Taylor Jordan
8Matt Purke
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Drew Storen
2Tyler Clippard
3Rafael Soriano
4Craig Stammen
5Jerry Blevins
6Ross Detwiler
7Matt Thornton
8Ross Ohlendorf
9Erik Davis
10Xavier Cedeno
11Aaron Barrett
12Blake Treinen