The rookie said he got plenty of text messages after getting his first big league hit in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Cardinals.
"I got a good amount," he said. "I guess it's a good thing. I've got a lot of people behind me."
Rendon got the ball from that first hit (an RBI double) and did what any good son does. He gave it to his mother.
"You've got to," Rendon said with a smile.
Jeff Seidel is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.