The shortstop has been charged with only one error over the past 13 games, after making eight in the first 12.
Lack of hitting is a concern, but Doug Fister and the bullpen make one run stand up in New York on Sunday.
Gio Gonzalez works seven strong innings and the bullpen holds up its end in a 1-0 win over the Mets at Citi Field.
Pitchers’ duel does not disappoint, but New York breaks open tight game against Washington bullpen for 4-0 win.
Rendon had trouble getting his left side loose before the game, and Span is expected back Sunday.
Gio Gonzalez vs. Jon Niese.
Denard Span is sitting again because of abdomen soreness.
On the flip side, Washington has been good at taking the extra base so far on singles and doubles.
The infielder resumed his rehab assignment by playing five innings, showing no visible problems with his left knee or tight side.
If he feels better, the center fielder is expected back in the Nationals lineup as soon as Saturday.
Max Scherzer vs. Matt Harvey.