Anthony Rendon

CBS Sports

Angels' Anthony Rendon: Resting in afternoon game

Rendon will sit for the afternoon portion of Saturday's doubleheader against the Athletics, Rhett Bollinger of reports. The Angels won't ask all their veterans to play 18 innings in one day. Tyler Wade starts at third base in the afternoon contest, but Rendon will likely return for the nightcap.

Anthony Rendon mashed a home run in his first lefty at-bat ever

Anthony Rendon is not a switch-hitter, but the home run he hit during Tuesday’s 12-0 drubbing of the Tampa Bay Rays would lead some to believe he should give it a try. With a runner on second base and a 10-0 lead in the bottom of the eighth inning, the Los Angeles Angels third baseman hit a towering home run into the right field seats. He did so while batting left-handed for the first time in his career.
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Sporting News

Angels' Anthony Rendon joins select group of MLB hitters with home run from opposite side of plate

All of Anthony Rendon's previous 3,406 plate appearances since reaching the MLB level have come as a right-handed hitter. That was, until Tuesday. In a blowout, eventual no-hit victory against the Rays, Rendon stepped up to the plate to bat left-handed in the bottom of the eighth inning. Ordinarily, this would be a certain automatic out, but the pitcher he was facing was no pitcher at all. Rather, it was Tampa Bay outfielder Brett Phillips. Phillips was making his second pitching appearance of the season, and threw only sliders that averaged 53.2 miles per hour, according to Baseball Savant.
Fox News

Angels' Reid Detmers throws no-hitter, Anthony Rendon smashes lefty homer

Los Angeles Angels rookie Reid Detmers tossed a no-hitter against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night – the second instance in the majors this season. Detmers threw 108 pitches, struck out two and walked one batter in the Angels’ 12-0 blowout over the Rays. He got Yandy Diaz to ground out to shortstop Andrew Velazquez to end the game.

Anthony Rendon Did The Impossible Tuesday Night

The story of last night’s game between the Los Angeles Angels and Tampa Bay Rays was the no-hitter thrown by rookie left-hander Reid Detmers. But something else happened that was quite amazing. Unfortunately, it gets lost as a result of other events taking place, but that’s to be expected...
NBC Washington

Anthony Rendon Hits Home Run in First-Ever Left-Handed At-Bat

Rendon hits home run in first-ever left-handed at-bat originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington. Anthony Rendon is in his 10th Big League season, but the Los Angeles Angels third baseman did something on Tuesday night that he'd never done before. With the Angels winning by eight runs over the Tampa...

Anthony Rendon, Angels rally in ninth to edge Nationals

Anthony Rendon’s two-out RBI single drove in Shohei Ohtani from second base to cap a three-run, ninth-inning rally and lift the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday in Anaheim, Calif. Rendon was 0-for-8 in the first two games against his former team...

Anthony Rendon proved he's secret switch-hitter with lefty bomb for LA Angels

Anthony Rendon has been having a slow start to this season for the LA Angels, but he may have showcased a certain talent that he's been working on behind-the-scenes. In Tuesday night's game, Rendon chose to hit lefty in the eighth inning of a 10-0 ballgame with Rays' position player Brett Phillips on the mound. It was the first plate appearance he had ever hit lefty. The rest was history:

Washington Nationals blow lead in 9th, lose 5-4 to Los Angeles Angels on walk-off single by Anthony Rendon...

“I feel like a lot of soft contacts were hits today, and then I gave up a million hard-hit balls that were outs, so I’ll take what I can get,” Erick Fedde told reporters after giving up just a run on six hits over seven innings on the mound in Coors Field last time out before facing the Los Angeles Angels this afternoon in Anaheim Stadium.