Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 10/22/14
Nolan Arenado looks nothing like a rookie.Jeff Cirilo, Chris Stynes, Todd Zeile, Garrett Atkins, Ian Stewart.Those are some of the guys who held down third base for the Colorado Rockies. Some lasted longer than others. Some, like Stewart, had higher expectations than others. Some, like Atkins, had flashes of greatness, but suddenly fell off the map.Regardless of the story, after Vinny Castilla departed Colorado, the Rockies were in constant search mode for someone who could hold down the hot corner long-term and play the game at a high level.Nolan Arenado is making a case that he is that guy. On Friday night he looked nothing like a guy playing his 38th game in the big leagues.With the Rockies pitchers doing their best to turn a laugher into a stunner, twice blowing six-run leads, Arenado saved the game. But he didn't do it just once. He didn't do it twice. Three times he made phenomenal plays at third base that saved runs, and helped the Rockies get out of jams.In the 5th inning, w...
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