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2014 Avg.
.287
 
Career Avg.
.279
Name  Anthony Rendon
Born  6/6/1990
Height  6-0
Weight  195
Number  6
Position  3B
Bats  R
Throws  R
4/1/2015 2:36:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon (knee) received some good news on Tuesday.
Insight: He is expected to miss three weeks of action, and will not require surgery on his sprained MCL. Owners who let Rendon slip in drafts may have made a big mistake.
 
3/25/2015 3:46:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon had another MRI on Tuesday which showned the MCL in his left knee is still sprained.
Insight: Rendon suffered this injury on March 9 and he still isn't 100 percent. Washington hasn't ruled Rendon out for Opening Day, but there seems to be an increasing liklihood that he could miss the start of the season. This might drop his draft stock slightly, but owners shouldn't let him fall too far.
 
3/22/2015 3:10:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon (knee) has been cleared to resume baseball activities according to manager Matt Williams.
Insight: This is great news, as Rendon has a couple weeks to get ready for Opening Day. He should have enough time to be ready for the start of the season.
 
3/13/2015 9:48:00 AM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon has a sprained MCL and will miss a few days to rest it, according to Chelksea Janes of the Washington Post.
Insight: Everything went right for Rendon last season. He got his opportunity and ran with it, hitting .287 with 21 HR, 83 RBI, 17 steals and 111 runs scored. We will see if he can carry it forward to 2015.
 
10/5/2014 12:08:00 AM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon was the offensive standout player for Washington in Game 2 of the NLDS against San Francisco.
Insight: Rendon started the game 4-for-4 with four singles and had the game's only RBI before the Giants scored a run in the bottom of the ninth to tie it. There wasn't another run in the game until Brandon Belt hit a solo home run for the Giants in the 18th. Rendon batted in the bottom of the inning and walked. Rendon finished 4-for-7 with a walk, RBI and stolen base.
 
9/23/2014 4:47:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon is not in Tuesday's starting lineup..
Insight: No injury, just a routine day off. The 24-year-old is have a breakout season batting .286 with 20 homers and 81 RBI and a league-leading 110 runs scored. while playing both second and third base.
 
Hot9/12/2014 10:57:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon went 3-for-5 on Friday despite his career .100 average against Mets starter Dillon Gee, but it wasn't enough as Washington lost to New York, 4-3.
Insight: Rendon hit a home run in the fifth to tie the game, 3-3, but New York answered to take the lead for good in the bottom of the inning. Rendon is 6-for-10 so far in New York with two home runs, a double, three RBI, and four runs as he continues his breakout season. The 24-year-old is batting .285 with 20 homers and 80 RBI while playing both second and third base.
 
9/12/2014 1:26:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon may be having a breakout season, but he's just a .100 hitter (2-for-20) against Mets starter Dillon Gee.
Insight: Rendon has been very good for Washington this year, playing second and third (while Ryan Zimmerman has been out) and hitting .282 with 19 home runs, 79 RBI, a league-leading 105 runs and a .812 OPS this year.
 
9/10/2014 1:40:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon is a career .000 hitter against Braves starter Aaron Harang and is not in the starting lineup.
Insight: OK, he's faced him just seven times. He's also dealing with an illness that could keep in sidelined for a couple of days. Rendon has been very good for Washington this year, playing second and third (while Ryan Zimmerman has been out). He is hitting .279 with 18 home runs, 77 RBI, a league-leading 103 runs and a .803 OPS this year.
 
9/10/2014 9:39:00 AM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon is a career .000 hitter against Braves starter Aaron Harang,
Insight: OK, he's faced him just seven times. Rendon has been very good for Washington this year, playing second and third (while Ryan Zimmerman has been out). He is hitting .279 with 18 home runs, 77 RBI, a league-leading 103 runs and a .803 OPS this year. This matchup, however, isn't a good one.
 
Hot9/6/2014 11:02:00 AM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon is a career .400 hitter with three home runs and a 1.438 OPS against Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett.
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 e is hitting .279 with 18 home runs, 36 doubles, 75 RBI, a league-leading 101 runs and a .803 OPS this year. Must start him Saturday.
 
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.