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Rockies and third baseman Nolan Arenado reach $5M deal

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies have avoided salary arbitration with third baseman Nolan Arenado on Friday by agreeing to a $5 million, one-year contract, nearly 10 times the $512,500 he earned last year. Arenado is coming off a season in which led the major leagues with 130 RBIs. He also tied Washington's Bryce Harper for most homers in the National League with 42. The 24-year...
Via Associated Press
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies avoid arbitration with third baseman Nolan Arenado

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies have avoided salary arbitration with third baseman Nolan Arenado on Friday by agreeing to a one-year contract. Arenado is coming off a season in which led the major leagues with 130 RBIs. He also tied Washington's Bryce Harper for most homers in the National League with 42. The 24-year-old Arenado also had a stellar season in the field as he captured...
Via Associated Press
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies and Nolan Arenado Avoid Arbitration, Settle on $5 Million

Yahoo’s Jeff Passan announced today that the Colorado Rockies and Nolan Arenado avoided arbitration by settling on a 1 year, $5 million deal for 2016. Passan’s report was later confirmed by Jon Heyman. For example: Nolan Arenado was one of the best players last year, but because he’s a first-time arb guy, he settled for $5M with Colorado. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) January...
Via BSN Denver
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Nolan Arenado, Christian McCaffrey among Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 2015 honorees

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado and Stanford University running back Christian McCaffrey have been selected as the Professional...
Via Mile High Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies rumors: Re-sign Morneau or roll the dice?

With Major League Baseball’s annual winter meetings just a few days away, the Colorado Rockies are facing the moment of truth on a number of offseason issues. One of the most pressing questions for the Rockies front office has been what to do at first base. One option is to spend money to solve first base by re-signing first baseman Justin Morneau or adding a top tier free agent...
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Arenado tied for NL home run crown entering final game of 2015

Nolan Arenado has been playing out of his mind this year and he’s kept things up right until the very end. The Rockies third baseman is running away with the NL RBI crown and will win his third consecutive Gold Glove award when the end-of-year awards are doled out. But heading into the final game of the season on Sunday, Arenado needs to have another big day if he wants to claim...
Via Mile High Sports
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nolan Arenado makes catch of the year candidate

By Matt Birch In the eighth inning of Tuesday's Rockies-Giants game, Colorado third baseman Nolan Arenado made a catch of the year candidate. Gregor Blanco hit a pop fly into foul territory which seemed destined for the stands, but Arenado stayed with it all the way. He tracked the ball down and made an amazing catch on the run. The toughest part was keeping the ball in his glove...
Via The Sports Daily
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Why no one talks about Nolan Arenado even though they should

The Colorado Rockies best kept secret is only a secret if you don’t watch the Rockies play. There aren’t many infielders in the game of baseball today that bring the package that Nolan Arenado does. While he has quietly become one of the best third basemen in the league today, perhaps the scariest thing about Nolan Arenado is that he’s 23 years old. There are a lot of reasons...
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

GUEST POST: Arenado and Matzek lead the way for Colorado Rockies

Arenado responded well to his benching the previous night.BY: ZACH MARBURGERNolan Arenado told reporters before yesterday’s game he was embarrassed by his lack of hustle in the Rockies’ win over the Pirates Friday. Saturday, he jogged out of the batter’s box again. Everything worked out ok this time, because he kept jogging all the way home.Arenado’s solo home run in the...
Via Rockies Review
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies: Rebuilding starts now

How bad can the Colorado Rockies get? As the trade deadline approaches and owner Dick Monfort appears committed to keeping Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez in the silver and purple, Colorado Rockies fans can only watch as the franchise continues to take on water. Instead of wondering when winning baseball will return to Denver, many of us are left wondering when the franchise...
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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