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

KTRK logo
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Houston-born MLB superstar signs $245M deal with L.A. Angels
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.

SEE ALSO: Nats star who won World Series in Houston: Only 1 thing would be sweeter

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.