Originally written on Baseball Professor  |  Last updated 10/14/14
As a rule, we fantasy leaguers love to own prospects before our fellow owners. There’s little as rewarding as grabbing a minor leaguer before he becomes a household name and then watching as he develops into a stud. But how do you sort the Tony Cingranis from the Brandon Maurers? Prospect Profile is here to help. This week we examine recent Rockies call-up, Nolan Arenado.Player Name: Nolan Arenado Team: Colorado Rockies Position: 3B Bats: R Age: 22 Ownership: Yahoo! (44.0%), ESPN (35.1%)Pedigree: Strong. Arenado has followed a Y0-Y0′s trajectory through the minor leagues, but appears ready to deliver on the promise he showed two years ago when he became a darling of the dynasty leagues.He spent 2011 in High-A, slugging 20 HR,  122 RBI and a .298 BA in 134 games. In the Arizona Fall League that year, the hit parade continued, and Arenado capped off a remarkable calendar year (155 RBI in 153 games!) hitting  .388 with 6 HR and 33 RBI in 29 games, earning AFL MVP honors.That’s when the...
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