Latest Anthony Rendon News

Los Angeles Angels' Anthony Rendon hits during spring training baseball practice, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

After losing Bryce Harper, Nats move on from Anthony Rendon

Mar. 11, 2020 5:00 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A year after moving on from Bryce Harper, the Washington Nationals must move on from Anthony Rendon. No one accumulated more homers or RBIs for the Nationals in 2019 than Rendon. Just like no one accumulated more homers or RBIs for the Nationals in 2018 than Harper. Might not...

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge speaks at a news conferece after a spring training baseball workout Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Yanks star Judge has broken rib, return to lineup uncertain

Mar. 6, 2020 7:28 PM EST

Now the New York Yankees know what's wrong with Aaron Judge. As to when he'll be OK to play, no telling. Judge has a broken rib and it's uncertain whether he will need surgery, leaving doubt when he can return to the lineup. Manager Aaron Boone said he thought the star right fielder hurt himself making a diving...

Cleveland Indians' Franmil Reyes points skyward after hitting a home run during the second inning of a spring training baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Cleveland's Reyes still smashing baseballs in Cactus League

Mar. 5, 2020 2:12 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland's Franmil Reyes strikes out quite a bit and isn't a particularly good defensive outfielder. But the Indians slugger is showing once again that he can smash baseballs a long, long way. The 6-foot-5, 275-pound Reyes has flashed prodigious power during his short big-league...

Los Angeles Angels' Anthony Rendon singles during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Rendon, Betts, Cole among baseball's big offseason movers

Mar. 5, 2020 10:47 AM EST

Anthony Rendon won a World Series in Washington and then left the Nationals to join Mike Trout and Albert Pujols with the Los Angeles Angels. Gerrit Cole went to the New York Yankees to try to put them over the top. Mookie Betts, the 2018 AL MVP, and two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber were shipped out by...

Texas Rangers' Todd Frazier, left, and Greg Bird watch batting practice from the dugout during spring training baseball practice Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

New Rangers corners with 3B Frazier, Bird competing at 1B

Mar. 2, 2020 3:48 PM EST

Todd Frazier and Greg Bird are at opposite corners for the Texas Rangers, and at different stages in their careers. Frazier clearly wasn't the top choice at third base for the Rangers, considering their well-publicized pursuit of top free agent Anthony Rendon this offseason. But the former two-time All-Star can...

Chicago White Sox center fielder Luis Robert looks on from the dugout before a spring training baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

OF Luis Robert, INF Carter Kieboom among rookies to watch

Mar. 2, 2020 11:59 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso was the breakout star in an impressive group of major league rookies last summer. Now another wave of young talent is looking to leave its mark on the sport. Here is a closer look at a handful of rookies who could play a starring role this year: —OF...

Los Angeles Angels' Jo Adell runs towards second base before getting out on a force out by Brian Goodwin during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Not yet 21, Angels prospect Jo Adell keeps ascending

Mar. 2, 2020 12:07 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A sprint down the line and a laser throw home hinted at the promise of Jo Adell. Two strikeouts against veteran Colorado Rockies pitchers on Sunday underscored the learning curve the Los Angeles Angels’ top prospect embraces. "I’m just working hard every day to try...

New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom throws during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Washington Nationals Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

McCullers, Kluber back on mound after injuries, deGrom sharp

Mar. 1, 2020 8:27 PM EST

Lance McCullers struck out Paul Goldschmidt on curveball, then looked toward the Houston dugout. That was enough on this day. After being out of the game for more than a year, 16 pitches were plenty Sunday. Sidelined since having Tommy John surgery in November 2018, McCullers started in a spring training game...

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Drew Smyly throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Giants' Smyly breezes through Angels' regulars in 2nd outing

Feb. 29, 2020 7:28 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Drew Smyly was excited to pitch against several Los Angeles Angels stars on Saturday. "It's a really good lineup. You want to face those guys, so that you can get better, regardless of the outcome. Seeing them in the lineup, that's good quality work," the San Francisco Giants lefty...

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw runs during spring training baseball Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw Ks four in spring debut

Feb. 28, 2020 7:03 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Clayton Kershaw struck out four batters without allowing a hit in his spring training debut Friday, the first step toward a possible opening day start for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kershaw, the Dodgers’ longtime ace, faced a Milwaukee Brewers lineup with five expected regulars,...