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Nationals' Rendon activated, tries to regain momentum from 2014

Nationals' Rendon activated, tries to regain momentum from 2014

For the first time in 2015, Anthony Rendon is back on the Washington Nationals' active roster after he was reinstated from the disabled list Thursday. Rendon was battling a sprained MCL in his left knee and a strained oblique. The Nationals optioned Wilmer Difo to Double-A Harrisburg to make room for Rendon, who is expected to play second base. Rendon was the National League Silver Slugger at third base last season. Rendon's reinstatement ends what amounted to a months-long purgatory for one of baseball's most promising young talents, one that began when Rendon dived for a ball in a spring training game March 9. He slammed his left knee against the unforgiving Space...

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