Anthony Rendon has settled in at second base for the Nationals. But his job isn’t safe yet.
Yesterday Bryce Harper broke the internet with a photo of his ‘thick’ physical appearance. Today, teammate Anthony Rendon weighed in on Harper’s new-found musclebound physique.
Davey Johnson will make another minor shakeup to the Nats lineup, moving Rendon to third, and Ryan Zimmerman to DH Wednesday night against the Tigers. He also divulged details of an uncomfortable convo he had with Drew Storen before sending him to Triple-A last week.
While Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper have performed in the spotlight since before they reached the majors, Anthony Rendon has been able to go about his business with very little attention.
#RendonNickname Anthony Rendon has reached a point in which he’s playing so well it’d be impossible for the Nats to send him down, which means he needs a nickname. One problem: that’s a tough name to work with, so we need your help.
Adam LaRoche and his notoriously slow offensive starts are something of baseball lure, and as he told the Junkies on Thursday, he’s tried everything to shake having a mediocre April. Everything, including varying his offseason hunting regimen.
It’s a lot of information to digest, but with the Nationals sending Espinosa to the DL, designating Henry Rodriquez and Zach Duke for assignment, and recalling Anthony Rendon, and calling up Ian Krol, a shakeup is evident in Washington.
The Washington Nationals activated third baseman Ryan Zimmerman from the 15-day disabled list on Friday and he was in the starting lineup in the weekend series opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Nobody understands the Nats current struggles better than Ryan Zimmerman, who’s battled being labeled ‘injury prone’ while his team has slipped into a downward spiral. But there’s something that transcends his persistent battle through injuries, and event baseball itself, and that’s his ongoing fight against multiple sclerosis.
Many prognosticators thought the Nationals could get four of their top five signed, but never Matt Purke.