Just a couple of days after being selected to the All-Star Game for the first time, Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon said Tuesday that injuries might prevent from playing in next week’s Midsummer Classic.
“It’s still not set in stone if I’m going yet,” Rendon told reporters. “I’ve got a lot of injuries, or little ailments that I’m dealing with right now. So it’s the kind of decision where I’m thinking about, I may want to get my body back to 100 percent over those four days instead of actually dealing with all this, and actually not getting time to rest. So I’m still thinking about it.”
Rendon wouldn’t offer details on his undisclosed injury, but said it has bothered him for a while.
“Definitely a few weeks now,” he said. “And I’m pretty sure you can go back and watch the games: I haven’t been running out balls as much as I usually do in the past. So you guys can go back and try to figure that out. I’m not going to release…
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