First off, who remembers that anecdote during the postseason when Anthony Rendon spoke about playing with aging veteran Howie Kendrick? In detail, Rendon was asked what he will be doing when he is Kendrick’s age. Then with a laugh, Rendon simply said something along the lines of ‘not playing baseball, just sitting on my couch with my kids’.
Indeed, at that time some talk made it’s way out that Rendon (who will be 30 in June 2020) was interested in playing just four or five more seasons.
However – if you’re going by Scott Boras’ remarks – the market has Rendon playing a lot longer then that. In fact, Boras tells Jorge Castillo of the LA Times that all offers have been in the same range consistently. For instance, look at this tweet from Castillo on Tuesday:
Scott Boras on Anthony Rendon’s market: “Every club has him in an appropriate level, in the seven-year range. It’s pretty consistent.”
— Jorge Castillo (@jorgecastillo) December 10, 2019
Here is what super agent Boras says regarding his client Rendon:
“Every club has him in an appropriate level, in the seven-year range. It’s pretty consistent.”
Now, does that mean the appropriate level for…