Washington Nationals
2014 Avg.
.280
 
Career Avg.
.274
Name  Anthony Rendon
Born  6/6/1990
Height  6-0
Weight  195
Number  6
Position  3B
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot8/30/2014 9:30:00 AM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon reached base in all five of his plate appearances, going 4-for-4 with a walk, on Friday against the Mariners.
Insight: Rendon has been sensational for Washington this year, playing second and third (while Ryan Zimmerman has been out). He finished a triple short of the cycle on Friday. Rendon had one RBI on his solo home run in the first inning and scored twice. He is hitting .282 with 18 home runs, 33 doubles, 71 RBI, 97 runs and a .812 OPS this year.
 
Hot8/25/2014 10:28:00 PM
Description: Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon hit his 17th homer of the season Monday against the Phillies.
Insight: Rendon now has three career home runs against A.J. Burnett. The 24-year-old leads the majors with 93 runs and he's driven in 69 runs, stolen 13 bags and batted .276 with a .797 OPS on the year. With Ryan Zimmerman out for most of the season and Bryce Harper stuck in a season-long slump, Rendon has become a very important player for Washington.
 
Hot8/25/2014 9:53:00 AM
Description: Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon is a career 5-for-12 with a pair of homers against Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett.
Insight: Rendon has become an integral part of the Nationals offense. He's also been a solid fantasy option all season batting .277 with 16 HR, 68 RBI, 92 runs and 13 steals. Start him Monday.
 
8/21/2014 10:25:00 AM
Description: Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon is a career 5-for-6 against Diamondbacks starter Wade Miley.
Insight: Rendon was originally given Wednesday off, but came in to pinch hit and won the game in the bottom of the ninth with a single. He's been a solid fantasy option all season batting .276 with 16 HR, 67 RBI, 88 runs and 12 steals.
 
8/20/2014 4:03:00 PM
Description: Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon is getting the night off Wednesday.
Insight: Rendon has started every game since he sat out three in a row with a hand injury from June 7-9.
 
8/14/2014 11:05:00 AM
Description: Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon is just 2-for-17 (.118) against Mets pitcher Dillon Gee.
Insight: Rendon leads the league with 82 runs scored and he's added 16 homers, 66 RBI and 12 steals to become a valuable fantasy infielder with power and multi-position eligibility. Thursday, however, looks like an unfavorable matchup.
 
8/12/2014 10:39:00 PM
Description: Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon hit his 16th home run of the season Tuesday against the Mets.
Insight: Rendon is one of four players in baseball with at least 80 runs and he's added 16 homers, 66 RBI and 12 steals. He's been a top-25 overall player in fantasy this season.
 
8/10/2014 12:20:00 PM
Description: Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon has gone 7-for-9 with a homer against Braves starter Alex Wood.
Insight: That's a ridiculous .778 batting average. Rendon has had a terrific season from a fantasy standpoint, hitting .278 with 15 homers, 65 RBI, 81 runs, 11 steals and an .800 OPS, and he has a good chance to add to his numbers Sunday against Atlanta.
 
Hot8/2/2014 10:37:00 PM
Description: Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon had three hits, including a double and a home run and a steal Saturday night.
Insight: Rendon has scored a league-leading 77 runs runs to go along with 14 homers and 61 RBI. He's a full-fledged fantasy star in the making.
 
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.