Anthony Rendon went 6 for 12 with four home runs over the three-games against the Seattle Mariners this week in Nationals Park, so we decided to write about him... Anthony Rendon has been swinging a hot bat for a while now, starting with his 6 for 6, 3 HR, 10 RBI game against the New York Mets back on April 30th. Over the last 22 games, including that silly good offensive night, Rendon is 26 for 75 (.347/.449/.813) with six doubles, a triple, nine home runs, 14 walks and 11 Ks in 89 plate appearances, leaving him at .283/.380/.516, eight doubles, a triple, nine homers, 25 walks and 30 Ks in 184 PAs on the season.
CHICAGO -- Kris Bryant, Jason Heyward and Ben Zobrist hit solo homers, spot starter Eddie Butler pitched five effective innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 5-1 on Thursday for their third straight win.Mike Montgomery followed with
ESPN.com The Pittsburgh Pirates haven't won the World Series since 1979. The New York Mets haven't won since 1986. And the Cleveland Indians have been waiting since 1946. Add them to the list of teams that have never won the championship -- Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers and Colorado Rockies -- and you have a lot of fan bases waiting for a big parade. So which one of these teams is most likely to win the World Series next? Get your vote in now! Then, ESPN's Jessica Mendoza, Aaron Boone and Buster Olney will make their picks during Sunday's game between the Pirates and Mets (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET).