Rendon out of lineup at Padres

SAN DIEGO - Anthony Rendon is out of the Nationals lineup Saturday night, one day after taking a Carlos Quentin grounder off his right hand.

Rendon left the game after the fifth inning. Initial X-rays were negative and manager Matt Williams will surely provide an update before tonight’s game against right-hander Andrew Cashner and the Padres.

Kevin Frandsen is playing third in Rendon’s place with Ryan Zimmerman remaining in left field.

Also, Danny Espinosa is in the lineup after being hit by a pitch on the left knee last night.

On the mound, right-hander Blake Treinen makes his third major league start and first since May 22. Treinen hasn’t pitched at all since throwing two scoreless innings against the Rangers on May 30.

Treinen has posted a 1.40 ERA in five big league appearances this season and is 0-2 with a 1.69 ERA in his two starts (two earned runs in 10 2/3 innings).

For the Nationals
CF Denard Span
3B Kevin Frandsen
RF Jayson Werth
1B Adam LaRoche
LF Ryan Zimmerman
C Wilson Ramos
SS Ian Desmond
2B Danny Espinosa
RHP Blake Treinen

For the Padres
SS Everth Cabrera
RF Will Venable
LF Seth Smith
3B Chase Headley
1B Yonder Alonso
CF Cameron Maybin
2B Jace Peterson
C Rene Rivera
RHP Andrew Cashner

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