Anthony Rendon’s stellar 2014 campaign got noticed across the baseball landscape.
The Nationals third baseman finished fifth in the National League Most Valuable Player voting tonight, this in just his first full big league season.
This is the highest a Nationals player has ever landed on the NL MVP ballot.
Rendon got a total of 155 points in the balloting, and received one third-place vote. He was listed on 29 of the 30 ballots.
The 24-year-old finished behind Clayton Kershaw (who won the MVP), Giancarlo Stanton, Andrew McCutchen and Jonathan Lucroy.
Span received one fourth-place vote.