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Arenado having walks competition with CarGo

Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado couldn't have thought it possible that he'd receive so much attention for not swinging.
3 days ago

Arenado leading Rockies' charge on All-Star ballot

Third baseman Nolan Arenado, who played in his first All-Star Game last year, is among a group of worthy Rockies listed on the 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, which was released on Sunday.
5 days ago

Nolan Arenado Looks Like He’s Up to Something

We’ve gotten to see many sides of Nolan Arenado over the past two years. The maker of ridiculous defensive plays. The hitter of a multitude of home runs. The effusive trotter of the base paths. With regard to his plate discipline, however, Arenado hasn’t changed much since he got to the majors. To call him a “free swinger” doesn’t really do him justice: between 2014 and...
Via Fangraphs
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nolan Arenado is already great, but he might be getting even better

An improved approach may be leading Nolan Arenado to his best offensive season yet. At just 25 years old, Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is already racking up the accolades. After leading all major league third basemen in home runs, RBI, extra base hits, and defensive runs saved in 2015, Arenado took home his third straight Gold Glove, first Silver Slugger, and made...
Via Purple Row
8 days ago

Buying, selling MLB’s hottest players early in season

No hitter these days hits .450 for the duration of a 162-game season and no pitcher maintains a 0.50 earned run average through September. Still, some of the outstanding individual performances over the first two weeks of 2016 give a glimpse of what’s to come. It’s time to read between the stat lines and determine which of these hot starts are trends or aberrations. Trevor...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Arenado homers twice, drives in 7 as Rockies beat Giants

DENVER (AP) Nolan Arenado homered twice, doubled and singled to drive in a career-high seven runs, rookie Trevor Story had two triples and the Colorado Rockies tied a franchise record with 12 extra-base hits, beating the San Francisco Giants 10-6 on Wednesday night. The Rockies set a team record with four triples. Story had three of Colorado's 18 hits. Arenado was one RBI shy...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 MLB Preseason Primaries: Nolan Arenado

For some, 2016 Spring Training marks the start of a brand new Major League Baseball season. For others, this time of year marks the height of the presidential primary elections. While many pontificate over who is best suited to lead the country, The Sports Fan Journal fam decided to take a look at which player, manager, or front office member is the best candidate to lead their team...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Nolan Arenado talks hitting against the shift

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Major League Baseball has seen an increase in the use of the “infield shift” – moving three infielders to one side of the infield against...
Via Mile High Sports
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Stop Throwing This Pitch to Nolan Arenado

Pitchers know hitters. They’ve got to. Sure, for the most part, pitchers want to trust their stuff and hit their spots and any deviation too far from one’s comfort zone is a concession to the hitter. But pitchers have got to know hitters, lest they be made to look silly. Example: pitcher faces high ball hitter, throws high ball, gives up dinger. Well, duh. We told you he was...
Via Fangraphs
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Arenado responds to Tulowitzki's 'country club' remark

Troy Tulowitzki’s parting from the Colorado Rockies was not really an amicable one. Seven months later, it seems as though the bad feelings haven’t really subsided much - at least on Tulowitzki's side. Speaking to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, Tulowitzki reasserted how much he hated being lied to by Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich, who told him that he wouldn’t be traded...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

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