Today the Yankees acquired minor league INF Tony Renda from the Washington Nationals in exchange for RHP David Carpenter. This season with Double-A Harrisburg, Renda batted .267 (55-for-206) with 31R, 10 doubles, 1 triple, 1HR, 23RBI and 13SB in 54G. He also drew 19 walks with only 15 strikeouts.
Over 367 games in four minor league seasons, Renda has a .288 (413-for-1,436) batting average with 252R, 83 doubles, 8 triples, 4HR, 153RBI, 161BB, 172K, 77 stolen bases (with 17CS) and a .366 on-base percentage.
The 24-year-old, who has primarily played second base during his minor league career, was the Nationals' second-round draft selection in 2012 out of the University of California, Berkeley.