Rendon was intentionally walked five times this weekend.
Here is a recap of how each of the top 2011 draft prospects did this past week. Click on their names to go to their tracker pages.
I was at the ECU/Rice series this past weekend, watching Anthony Rendon in action. Or more like watching Rendon in in-action, as he was walked for most of the first two games. For my coverage from those events, and an interview with Rendon, check out the links below.
Anthony Rendon Interview
Just a quick stats update, Rendon is hitting for a .359/.561/.556 line this season. He has a .621 OBP since Jeremy Rathjen went down for the season.
Gerrit Cole pitched another complete game, his third of the season, this time throwing 113 pitches. He allowed no earned runs on five hits, with one walk and seven strikeouts. On the season, Cole now has a 1.74 ERA and a 0.75 WHIP in 57 innings, with a 64:11 K/BB ratio. He has...
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