MLB

Washington Nationals
2014 Avg.
.279
 
Career Avg.
.273
Name  Anthony Rendon
Born  6/6/1990
Height  6-0
Weight  195
Number  6
Position  3B
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot7/13/2014 5:07:00 PM
Description: Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon had three hits, one RBI and three runs Sunday at Philadelphia.
Insight: Rendon has scored 67 runs, tied for second in baseball, and he's also driven in 53 while racking up 42 extra-base hits and eight steals.
 
Hot7/7/2014 11:00:00 PM
Description: Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon went 2-for-5 with a homer and two RBI Monday against the Orioles.
Insight: Rendon was left off the NL All-Star team, but he's one of the players eligible for the Final Vote. He has batted .284 with 39 extra-base hits (13 HR), 52 RBI, 61 runs, eight steals and an .832 OPS this season.
 
Hot7/5/2014 7:40:00 PM
Description: Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon had three more hits, all doubles to lead the Nationals offense to 13 runs Saturday night.
Insight: Rendon has had a terrific season while carrying eligibility at both second and third. He's hitting .286 with 12 homers, 50 RBI, 60 runs and eight steals.
 
Hot6/28/2014 7:25:00 PM
Description: Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon had three hits, including a double and a triple, Saturday against the Cubs.
Insight: Rendon has had a terrific season while carrying eligibility at both second and third. He's hitting .281 with 12 homers, 45 RBI, 51 runs, six steals and an .824 OPS.
 
Hot6/25/2014 9:50:00 AM
Description: Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon went 3-for-7 with a solo homer Tuesday against the Brewers.
Insight: The former sixth-overall pick has hit for more power than expected this season, blasting 12 home runs in 290 at-bats. He also has 49 runs, 43 RBI, six steals, a .276 average and an .816 OPS. He has eligibility at second and third base and is a plus option at both positions.
 
6/21/2014 10:27:00 PM
Description: Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon connected on three hits Saturday against the Braves.
Insight: Rendon now has eight RBI in his last five games. That gives him 42 for the season, tying him with Todd Frazier for fourth among major league third basemen.
 
6/17/2014 10:50:00 PM
Description: Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon went 2-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI Tuesday against Houston.
Insight: Rendon had a subpar May, but he's gone 19-for-56 (.339) with two doubles, a triple, four home runs and 11 RBI over his last 14 games.
 
6/10/2014 7:04:00 PM
Description: Washington second baseman Anthony Rendon is back after missing three games with a sore hand. SOURCE: Dan Kolko, MASN
Insight: Rendon has done so well at the hot corner the Nationals have decided to move franchise cornerstone Ryan Zimmerman to left field. He's seventh among big league third basemen with 34 RBI this season.
 
6/9/2014 6:29:00 PM
Description: Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon (hand) is out again Monday, according to Mark Zuckerman of csnwashington.com.
Insight: Rendon hurt his right hand while trying to field a hot shot to third base Friday night and had to leave due to swelling. He hasn't played since then.
 
6/8/2014 2:20:00 PM
Description: Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon (hand) is not in the lineup Sunday.
Insight: Rendon hurt his right hand while trying to field a hot shot to third base Friday night and had to leave due to swelling. He didn't play Saturday either, though he did swing a bat Sunday.
 
6/7/2014 5:09:00 PM
Description: Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon's X-rays came back negative, according to Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post. Rendon left Friday's game with a swollen hand.
Insight: Carlos Quentin ripped a two-hopper down to third base in the first inning and hit Rendon in the right hand. Rendon is unlikely to play Saturday night at San Diego.
 
6/7/2014 12:23:00 PM
Description: Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon was forced from Friday night's game with a bruised right hand.
Insight: Rendon has been playing solid baseball both at the plate (.272, 9 HR, 34 RBI, 40 runs) and in the field.
 
Hot5/31/2014 3:36:00 PM
Description: Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon had his first multi-hit game since May 6 Friday night and added four more hits on Saturday.
Insight: Rendon slammed his sixth homer of the season and scored three times. The two-day stretch has raised his average from .251 to .267.
 
Cold5/30/2014 10:00:00 PM
Description: Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon had his first multi-hit game since May 6 Friday night.
Insight: Rendon was hitting .340 after going 3-for-5 on May 6; he's gone 12-for-73 (.164) since then and is hitting .255 with a .731 OPS this season.
 
Hot4/22/2014 6:51:00 PM
Description: Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon is hitting cleanup Tuesday against the Angels.
Insight: Rendon is hitting .304 with six doubles, two triples, three homers, 14 RBI and 12 runs in 79 at-bats this season and will hit behind Jayson Werth and in front of Ian Desmond. He's hit in every spot in the order this season other than third and the pitcher's spot.
 
Hot4/9/2014 11:08:00 PM
Description: Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon has hit safely in all eight games this season.
Insight: Rendon had a triple and a single Wednesday and is batting .419 with five extra-base hits, eight RBI and six runs.
 
4/4/2014 11:06:00 AM
Description: Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon is back in the lineup after a day off.
Insight: Rendon is 4-for-10 with a home run and five RBI in the first two games and appears to be solidly entrenched as a fantasy-worthy second baseman. He'll bat second against Braves starter David Hale.
 
4/3/2014 10:23:00 AM
Description: Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon is not in Thursday afternoon's lineup. No injury, just a rest day which will allow backup Danny Espinosa to get in a few swings.
Insight: Rendon is 4-for-10 with a home run and five RBI in the first two games and appears to be solidly entrenched as a fantasy-worthy second baseman.
 
3/31/2014 9:09:00 PM
Description: Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon went 2-for-5 with four RBI Monday at New York.
Insight: Rendon blasted a 10th-inning three-run homer off John Lannan to add to stretch Washington's lead to 9-5. The 23-year-old came into 2013 as the Nats' top prospect and hit .265 with seven homers, 35 RBI, 40 runs and a .725 OPS in 98 games.
 
3/31/2014 12:01:00 PM
Description: Nats second baseman Anthony Rendon is hitting just .071 (1-for-14) in his career against Mets right-hander Dillon Gee.
Insight: Rendon (.265, 7 HR, 35 RBI in 2013) played well as a rookie, just not against Gee. The Nationals have him batting eighth, though he spent most of last season hitting out of the No. 2 spot in the order.
 

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