Houston-born MLB third baseman signs $245M deal with L.A. Angels

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Lamar High School and Rice alum Anthony Rendon is heading to L.A. after helping the Nationals beat the Astros in the 2019 World Series.

LOS ANGELES, California (KTRK) -- Lamar High School alum and former Rice University student Anthony Rendon just agreed to a deal to join the L.A. Angels.

He was trending on Twitter overnight.

His deal with the Angels is $245 million for a seven-year contract.

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You may remember the last time we saw Rendon, he was playing for the Nationals and helped beat the Astros in the World Series.

The 29-year-old third baseman will be introduced at Angel Stadium on Saturday.

Rendon is the latest to be offered big money this offseason.

Here's a look at the top three so far:

  • Rendon is headed to the Angels for $245M.
  • Pitcher Stephen Strasburg is staying with the Nationals for $245M.