Just over a month ago Washington Nationals prospect Anthony Rendon injured his ankle running the bases for Class A Potomac. Originally thought to be a strain, it was ultimately determined Rendon suffered a small fracture of the ankle. The team had hoped Rendon could return before the end of the season, and that now appears to be the case.
Take II: Anthony Rendon's ankle injury was a small fracture. He's getting better, and the Nats expect he will play later this season.— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) May 12, 2012
Rendon was the sixth overall pick in the 2011 draft and is widely considered to be Washington's top prospect behind Bryce Harper.
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