Nolan Arenado RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rockies, Nolan Arenado avoid arbitration with $5 million deal, per report

    Purple Row "The Colorado Rockies have avoided arbitration and agreed to a one-year pact with star third baseman Nolan Arenado for $5 million, according to a report from Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports (and confirmed by Jon Heyman). Arenado was one of the best players in Major League Baseball last season,..." January 15

  • Nolan Arenado drops agent Scott Boras; what’s it mean for Rockies?

    Denver Post "When Rockies all-star third baseman Nolan Arenado recently confirmed to me that he was dropping Scott Boras as his agent and hooking up with Joel Wolfe of the Wasserman Media Group, I immediately began thinking about what it meant for Arenado’s future with the Rockies. Could the elimination of..." November 17

  • Top hitters honored with Silver Slugger Awards "The best hitters in the American League and the National League were commemorated for their 2015 campaigns on Thursday, as the Silver Slugger Awards were announced during an hour-long special on MLB Network. The Silver Slugger Awards, presented by Louisville Slugger, are handed out annually to..." November 13

  • Report: Rockies' Arenado drops Boras as agent

    The Score "Nolan Arenado is moving on from Scott Boras. The Colorado Rockies third baseman has changed representatives, deciding to move to agents Joel Wolfe and Nick Chanock of the Wasserman Media Group, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports. The 24-year-old Arenado is eligible for arbitration this..." November 05

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Rockies’ Nolan Arenado changing agents, from Scott Boras to Joel Wolfe and Nick Chanock of Wasserman Media Group.

  • Nolan Arenado sets extra-base hits record "In his first two at-bats, Arenado inked his name in the record book. The second-inning leadoff homer and his two-run double in the third increased Arenado's extra-base hit total to 88, most in a season by a third baseman. He entered the night tied with the Braves' Eddie Mathews (87 in 1953) for..." October 03

  • Rockies' Nolan Arenado homers in sixth straight game

    CBS Sports "Six straight games hitting at least one home run: Nolan Arenado of the Rockies is two away from tying the major league record, which is shared by Ken Griffey (in 1993), Don Mattingly (1988) and Dale Long (1956). Only three players have ever hit a home run in seven straight games -- Jim Thome..." September 06

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    Nick Groke @nickgroke

    X-Rays on Nolan Arenado's left hand were negative, Weiss said. But his hand swelled up. Hit by a Cueto pitch.

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    Patrick Saunders @psaundersdp

    Good news for #Rockies Arenado. No surgery needed on broken finger.

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Rockies acknowledging 3B Nolan Arenado could be out until late June or early July with a broken finger.

  • Nolan Arenado leaves Friday’s game with a left mallet finger fracture

    Hardball Talk "Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado left Friday night’s game against the Braves after doubling and scoring in the top of the second inning with what the Rockies have diagnosed as a “left mallet finger fracture”. Arenado appeared to have suffered the injury sliding into second base on his..." May 24

  • Nolan Arenado extends hitting streak to 28 games to set Rockies record

    Hardball Talk "Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado just keeps rolling. Arenado extended his MLB-best hitting streak to 28 games this evening with a single to center field in the third inning against Rangers starter Matt Harrison. In doing so, he set a new Rockies franchise record. The record was previously..." May 09

  • Arenado extends hitting streak to 27 games "Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado wasted no time Wednesday night putting himself alongside teammate Michael Cuddyer at the top of the Rockies' hit-streak chart. Arenado pulled Rangers right-hander Colby Lewis' 3-1 pitch in the first inning into the left-field corner for a two-run double,..." May 08

  • Nolan Arenado's Gold Glove gives Rockies series win over Dodgers

    Denver Post "In the second inning of the Rockies' 6-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Nolan Arenado elevated his Gold Glove to platinum status. It seemed ridiculous to even try to make a play on Scott Van Slyke's blazing grounder down the third-base line, but Arenado's still just a..." April 28

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    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    #Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado has left game vs. #Indians in Goodyear, Ariz., after being hit on left hand by a pitch

  • Nolan Arenado day to day with right thumb bruise "Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado's bruised right thumb flared up in Wednesday night's 7-5 win over the Dodgers forcing him out of the game after the fourth inning. Arenado jammed the thumb on an inside fastball from Dodgers starter Edinson Volquez in a third-inning at-bat but the rookie said..." September 05

  • Rockies beat the Phillies 5-3 behind Arenado's spectacular defensive play

    Denver Post "Tony La Russa couldn't help himself. Seated in the third row of the press box at Citizens Bank Park La Russa reacted in disbelief as Nolan Arenado made the best play of his breathtaking defensive season. "Wow!" La Russa blurted. "What a play!" La Russa works for the commissioner's office..." August 21

  • Nolan Arenado sent by Rockies to Triple-A; Chris Nelson wins job at 3B

    Denver Post "A strong spring training ended in disappointment for Rockies prospect Nolan Arenado as he was sent down to the minor leagues Thursday morning. Chris Nelson will open the season as the Rockies' starting third baseman, holding off Arenado's roster push with a late offensive charge. "It's..." March 28

  • Nolan Arenado still in spotlight with season opener near

    Denver Post "Green caps. Red faces. Blueprints. Spring training has reached the St. Patrick's Day juncture, which signals the unofficial stretch run for roster spots. The Rockies are desperate to redeem themselves from last year's 98-loss embarrassment. They mapped out a strategy in an Opryland Resort suite..." March 17

  • Nolan Arenado for Opening Day 3B?

    Purple Row "Few sounds are sweeter than the crack of a bat in February, but one thing certainly is: the unmistakable thwack of a pitch redirected at high velocity for a home run from one of your team's top prospects in early spring, particularly one whose power is criticized. Nolan Arenado came into camp..." February 26

  • Rockies' Nolan Arenado slipping on top prospect lists, but why?

    Purple Row "Last week, during MLB Network's unveiling of Jonathan Mayo's Top 50 Prospects list, I sat in awe as no Colorado Rockies players -- particularly, 2011 Arizona Fall League darling Nolan Arenado -- were mentioned as the countdown reached 40, then 30, then 20. Soon enough, the network's commentators..." February 06