Nolan Arenado RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rockies’ Nolan Arenado OK after getting hit by Cubs’ Cole Hamels, but hard feelings linger

    Denver Post "Four players were hit by pitches in the Rockies’ 10-1 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday afternoon at Coors Field. But first things first. Rockies all-star third baseman Nolan Arenado said he would be fine after being hit on the left forearm by a 90.5 mph fastball from..." June 13

  • Nolan Arenado leaves game with injury

    CBS Sports "The Chicago Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies in a boat race on Wednesday, winning by a 10-1 final in the series finale. The contest featured more drama than the score suggests, however, as the two sides engaged in a beanball war that caused Colorado's all-world third baseman Nolan Arenado..." June 12

  • Matt Chapman on Arenado: ‘Best I’ve ever seen’

    MLB.com "In the just-released first series of Full Account -- a new podcast that provides deep dives into baseball’s best stories -- we tell the story of the 2009 Draft and its impact on the current game. How superstars Mike Trout, Nolan Arenado, J.D. Martinez and Paul Goldschmidt fell in that..." June 02

  • Nolan Arenado has emphatically erased his 'slow' start

    The Sports Daily "Death, taxes, and Nolan Arenado mashing baseballs on a nightly basis…those are the only three guarantees in life. Except for the first month of the 2019 MLB regular season. The Colorado Rockies’ latest franchise cornerstone and newest $260 million man got off to..." May 30

  • Nolan Arenado swats go-ahead homer for 1,000th career hit

    Hardball Talk "Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado entered Monday night’s game against the Nationals sitting on 997 hits for his career spanning seven seasons. Arenado hit an RBI double in the first inning, grounded out in the third, doubled again to lead off the fifth, then hit a solo homer..." April 23

  • It’s early, but pressure is mounting for Nolan Arenado and the Rockies

    Purple Row "Nolan Arenado has been growing into a leadership role on the Rockies. This started becoming apparent in January 2018, during the Rockies’ offseason caravan, when we learned about how Nolan seemed to take the Rockies’ 2017 Wild Card loss to the Diamondbacks personally. He turned..." April 08

  • Why the Rockies’ ‘experiment’ batting Nolan Arenado 2nd matters

    Purple Row "Nolan Arenado has been hitting second in the majority of the Rockies’ Spring Training games, and that has brought lineup optimization back into focus. This is a topic I used to think about a lot even though, as I wrote back in 2015, batting order..." March 05

  • Rockies experimenting with Arenado in 2 spot

    MLB.com "Batting second in your Colorado Rockies order: Nolan Arenado? In the regular season, it may happen, according to Arenado and manager Bud Black. Arenado has been hitting in the second spot this spring. The idea is to get the slugger more plate appearances, especially late in games, and..." March 03

  • Nolan Arenado finalizing $255M extension with Rockies

    ESPN "Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies are finalizing an eight-year contract extension worth more than $255 million, locking up the star third baseman with a deal that can last through the 2026 season, league sources told ESPN. After months of discussions, the agreement..." February 26

  • Nolan Arenado is (still) on a Hall of Fame trajectory

    Purple Row "Doing something ultra-specific like, say, writing about a single baseball team on an internet weblog, means you circle back to the same theme from time to time. And when that happens, you have to find a new anchor for what you have to say and have already said. I’ve written..." February 25

  • What Machado's deal means for Harper, Arenado, and the rest of MLB

    The Score "The San Diego Padres shocked the baseball world Tuesday after reportedly awarding the largest free-agent contract in North American sports history to Manny Machado. The deal means many things for the Padres, who have been perennial losers since Tony Gwynn retired. While..." February 20

  • How is Nolan Arenado’s future with the Rockies affected by Manny Machado’s mega deal?

    MLB.com "Infielder Manny Machado’s historic contract agreement with San Diego on Tuesday hit Major League Baseball like a tidal wave, but how it affects Nolan Arenado‘s future with the Rockies remains to be seen. One thing, however, does seem clear: Arenado wants to explore all of..." February 19

  • Report: Yankees ‘still in play’ for Manny Machado, more interested in Nolan Arenado

    Sportsnaut "The New York Yankees have been discussed as a possible destination for free agent Manny Machado. But according to a report, Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado really has New York’s eye. Andy Martino of SNY noted that while the Yankees have offered Machado a..." February 12

  • An Arenado extension could have ripple effects

    MLB.com "The Rockies and Nolan Arenado are working toward a multi-year extension that would keep the All-Star third baseman in Colorado well into the next decade, potentially allowing him to finish his career in the only Major League uniform he's ever worn. Although no deal has been..." February 09

  • MLB rumors: Yankees to pursue Manny Machado if Nolan Arenado re-signs with Rockies?

    Newark Star-Ledger "New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has not actively pursued (at least publicly) free-agent third baseman Manny Machado. Last month, we learned that part of the Yankees' reluctance to bid on Machado could be Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado,..." February 05

  • Yankees' potential plan for Nolan Arenado might have just hit a snag

    SNY TV "If the Yankees' real third base target is Nolan Arenado -- as SNY's Andy Martino reported on Jan. 18 could be the case -- they might want to rethink that strategy. Arenado, who is in the final year of team control with the Rockies, recently avoided..." February 04

  • Rockies owner: 'We're to the crescendo' on possible long-term deal for Arenado

    MLB.com "Rockies owner, chairman and CEO Dick Monfort expressed optimism that the team can reach a multi-year contract with third baseman Nolan Arenado, beyond the one-year, $26 million agreement that was finalized Thursday. "I think we've gotten it to the point where we're to the..." February 03

  • Rockies avoid arbitration with Nolan Arenado

    Purple Row "The Colorado Rockies announced on Friday that they have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Nolan Arenado for the 2019 season. The Rockies’ star third baseman will make $26 million in his final year of arbitration. This breaks the previous record for an..." January 31

  • Nolan Arenado, Rockies likely headed toward salary arbitration hearing next month

    Denver Post "With spring training less than three weeks away, there is the growing possibility that Nolan Arenado and the Rockies will enter salary arbitration to determine the amount of his 2019 contract. According to a major-league source, the two sides probably will go to arbitration..." January 25