Found December 23, 2011 on The Golden Sombrero Baseball Blog:

#25 Nolan Arenado

Colorado Rockies

DOB: 4/16/1991

Previous Rank: N/R

ETA: 2013

Arenado was recently named MVP of the Arizona Fall League after slashing .388/.423/.636 with six jacks in 121 at-bats.  In the California League as a 20-year-old, Arenado posted a .298/.349/.487 line with 20 home runs and 32 doubles as well as nearly as many walks as strikeouts.  We expect Arenado to open the year in Double-A, and debut some time in Denver in 2013.

Arenado’s defense has been under scrutiny since he was an amateur, but he cut some weight last winter and improved his mobility in the process, silencing some doubters.  I am not convinced that he can be average at the hot corner yet, but he is definitely good enough to play at least a few seasons there before sliding to first.  His bat plays anywhere and has room to improve in the power category as well.  His speed is not even close to average, but it never has to be.

Year Age Tm Lg Lev G PA AB R 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BA 2009 18 Casper PION Rk 54 225 203 28 15 0 2 22 5 2 .300 2010 19 Asheville SALL A 92 400 373 45 41 1 12 65 1 3 .308 2011 20 Modesto CALL A+ 134 583 517 82 32 3 20 122 2 1 .298 3 Seasons 280 1208 1093 155 88 4 34 209 8 6 .302 Provided by View Original Table
Generated 12/23/2011. Year Age Tm Lg Lev G PA AB HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB 2009 18 Casper PION Rk 54 225 203 2 22 16 18 .300 .351 .404 .755 82 2010 19 Asheville SALL A 92 400 373 12 65 19 52 .308 .338 .520 .858 194 2011 20 Modesto CALL A+ 134 583 517 20 122 47 53 .298 .349 .487 .836 td<td onclick="" onmouseout="" onmouseover="" style="border:

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