Found July 02, 2013 on Football Extra Points:
When the Washington Nationals first called up Anthony Rendon from AA Harrisburg in late April, I wrote how he could likely replace Ryan Zimmerman at third base if the Nationals decide to eventually move Zimmerman to firstbase due to his erratic throwing. Now, after being called up for a second time, it looks as though Rendon could replace Danny Espinosa at second. When Rendon was promoted from AA to AAA, it was done with the idea that he would begin to play second base. Shortly after the minor league promotion, the Nationals placed Espinosa on the disabled for a wrist and shoulder injury that was supposedly ailing him and hurting his ability to hit. Espinosa had only been hitting a measly .158 in the big leagues this year. This average is unacceptablefor a major league player, especially one on a team trying to contend. After being on the disabled list, Espinosa was assigned to AAA Syracuse to try to correct his hitting problems. In 15 games with Syracuse, he only has five ...
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