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Wire Taps: Holy Anthony Rendon; Nationals can win without Eaton; Who will play center?

Catch up on the last 24 hours (and all 23 runs) in Nationals news...

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Was that good? I think that was good.

Here’s the beat from South Capitol Street.

The Nats can win without Eaton
Michael A. Taylor won't be as bad as he was in 2017, that's for sure. If the 3-5 hitters keep raking, it may not even matter.

Who can play center field?
Taylor? Rafael Bautista? Brian Goodwin? Andrew Stevenson? ROBLES? SOTO? CAIN? DAVIS? GOMEZ?

A few reactions from Rendon's day
Turner, Drew, Wieters, and Baker all had things to say after Tony Two-Bags' historic day.

Rendon's historic day and the Nats' historic month, by the numbers
Factoids, get your factoids here!

Anthony Rendon quite literally just had one of the best days in MLB history
Rendon's performance on Sunday was only the second time a MLB player put up six hits, three home runs, and 10 RBI in the history of the RBI stat.

Anthony Rendon said a whole lot of nothing in his on-field interview after the game
Rendon praised his team's pitching during the interview. ANTHONY YOU'RE ALLOWED TO BE A LITTLE PROUD

Anthony Rendon's incredible day erased his bad start
Entering today, Rendon was looking at a pretty mediocre month of April. After just one day, Anthony Rendon made it look like he's had a great month.

Nats have hole to fill due to loss of Eaton
Eaton's ACL tear isn't exactly convenient for the Nats, who will now have to start Michael A. Taylor and suddenly won't get value out of the three pitching prospects they traded away for Eaton.

Nationals organizational all-stars
Davidson, Soto, Read and Crownover are all names to keep an eye on.