Angels 3B Anthony Rendon Filmed Grabbing Fan And Trying To Slap Him During Tense Postgame Altercation

Los Angeles Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon

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The Los Angeles Angels have been no stranger to frustration in recent years, as a team that last appeared in the playoffs in 2014 has been unable to snap that drought despite having two of the best players in the MLB (Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani) on the roster since 2017.

Based on what transpired on Opening Day, it seems like it could be yet another long season for the team and its fans.

Ohtani once again proved why he’s poised to secure the biggest contract in baseball history by throwing ten strikeouts over the course of six scoreless innings while managing to get on base twice over the course of the contest against the Athletics.

Unfortunately, the Angels were unable to capitalize, as the offense was only able to generate a single run before the bullpen surrendered the two that would be the deciding factor in the bottom of the eighth.

It’s safe to say those frustrations boiled over based on what unfolded at the end of the game courtesy of Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon.

According to TMZ, Rendon—who went 0-3 with a walk on the night—was called out by an Oakland fan who supposedly called him a “b****” as he and the rest of the team were making their way out of the dugout in the wake of the loss.

It’s safe to say that did not go over well with Rendon, as another spectator filmed a video that showed him grabbing the fan’s shirt and calling him out for the comment before trying (and failing) to slap the man and making his way into the clubhouse.

The outlet reports the Angels declined to issue an official comment after the video was brought to their attention, and it’s not a huge stretch to assume Rendon could be facing some discipline from the league for failing to keep his temper under control.

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Connor Toole is the Deputy Editor at BroBible. He is a New England native who went to Boston College and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. Frequently described as "freakishly tall," he once used his 6'10" frame to sneak in the NBA Draft and convince people he was a member of the Utah Jazz.