Anthony Rendon went 4 for 5 and hit one of four Washington home runs, and Doug Fister allowed four hits in six innings as the Washington Nationals routed the Texas Rangers 10-2 on Saturday.
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Nationals infield Anthony Rendon has emerged as one of the best young hitters in Major League Baseball, early season, and teammate Kevin Frandsen calls him “the best young we have” — even better than Bryce Harper.
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.