Anthony Rendon Bio

(Baseball player)

Relationship Statistics of Anthony Rendon

What is Anthony Rendon marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Anthony Rendon get married ? (married date):November 25, 2017
How many children does Anthony Rendon have ? (name):One (Emma)
Is Anthony Rendon having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Anthony Rendon gay ?: No
Who is Anthony Rendon wife ? (name): Amanda Rodriguez

More about the relationship

Anthony Rendon is happily married to his spouse Amanda Rodriguez. They got married on November 25, 2017. The love birds dated for several years before tying the knot. They often seen together.

On July 26, 2018, Rendon and wife Amanda had their first child, Emma.

Who is Anthony Rendon?

Anthony Rendon is an American baseball player. He currently plays as third baseman for Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB).

He won 2010 Dick Howser Trophy while playing baseball at Rice University. He made his MLB debut in 2013.

Early life and Education of Anthony Rendon

Anthony Rendon was born on as Anthony Michael Rendon on  June 6, 1990, in Richmond, Texas. He was born to father, Rene, and mother, Bridget Rendon. He grew up on the Southwest side of Houston.

At an early age, he showed his interest in baseball. He was a star basketball player, track athlete, and baseball player at Hodges Bend Middle School. Then he attended George Bush High School for two and a half years but transferred to Lamar High School later.

After the completion of Anthony Rendon’s high school,  the Major League Baseball team Atlanta Braves offered him for a draft. He turned down the offer and decided to join Rice University to play for the head coach Wayne Graham.

College Career

Anthony Rendon was also nominated for both the Dick Howser Trophy and the Golden Spikes Award in his first season at the college level.

As a true freshman, he hit .388 with 20 home runs and 72 runs batted in, starting in all 61 of the Owls’ games. He led the conference in numerous offensive categories, including batting average, slugging percentage, and home runs, setting a new Rice freshmen record at 20.

In Rice’s last game, in the Baton Rouge Super Regional, Rendon suffered from an ankle injury and got surgery.

Titles won in 2009 as a fresher

Even as a freshman he won many titles in 2009.

  • Baseball America’s Freshman of the Year,
  • All-America, Freshman All-American,
  • NCBWA’s District VII Player of the Year
  • NCAA All-Regional
  •  Conference USA Player of the Year
  • All-Conference USA (first team)
  • Conference USA All-Tournament Team
  • MVP of the Silver Glove Series with the cross-town rival, University of Houston.

Anthony Rendon in 2010 season

He was the winner of the Dick Howser Trophy and was Baseball America’s College Player of the Year, becoming the first underclassman in a decade to win the award.  He was named:

  • Rawlings Sporting Goods National Player of the Year,
  • Conference USA, Male Athlete of the Year,
  • District VII Player of the Year,
  • First Team All-American,
  • All-south Region,
  • Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Austin Regional,
  • All-Conference USA,
  • All-Conference USA tournament,
  • Conference USA Academic Honor Roll

At the end of the season, he hit with .394 hitting, 26 home runs and 85 runs batted in.

After his Rice season ended, Rendon went to represent his country playing on the international circuit for Team USA. Unfortunately, he suffered from another right ankle injury in the first game against South Korea.

Houston mayor Annise Parker declared June 29, 2010,  to be “Anthony Rendon Day in Houston.”

Anthony Rendon’s Professional Career

The Washington Nationals selected him in the 2011 Major League Baseball draft.

In the 2013 season, Rendon mostly played as second base. He finished the season with the Nationals, putting up a .265/.329/.396 triple slash with seven home runs across 98 games with the major league club.

In the 2014 season, he moved back to his original position as the third baseman. He led the National League in runs scored with 111 runs putting up a .287/.351/.473 slash line, hitting 21 home runs and stealing 17 bases over the course of the season. He was even placed fifth in National League Most Valuable Player voting and won Silver Slugger Awards for his performance.

Come back in 2016 season

Rendon had a rough start in 2015 as he sprained the medial collateral ligament in his left knee.

In the 2016 season, he returned to form in the batting line and hit .270/.348/.450 with 20 home runs. He played exclusively as the third baseman and appeared in most of the regular-season games, missing only six games. He got the title of the National League Comeback Player of the Year.

In 2017 season Rendon led all National League position players in wins during the first half of the season. But he didn’t get to participate in the All-Star Game. He became the Player of the week in the National League on July 17, 2017. In this season he batted .301/.403/.533 with 25 home runs.

He batted .308 (4th in the NL)/.374/.535 (7th in the NL) with 24 home runs and led the National League with 44 doubles in the 2018 season.

In 2019, he batted .319/.412/.598 with 34 home runs again led the NL with 44 doubles, and led the majors in RBIs (126).

Net Worth of Anthony Rendon

According to some internet sources, his net worth around $17.6 million.

He has signed a $12.3 million contract in 2018 to extend his stay with the Nationals.

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