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Rockies execute rare 6-5-3 putout vs Angels (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. The Colorado Rockies executed the rare 6-5-3 putout on a ground ball during Monday's spring training game in Arizona against the L.A. Angels.It happened in the top of the third with one out and a man on second. Angels batter Albert Pujols hit a grounder to short. Troy Tulowitzki threw the ball to Nolan Arenado at third to try to get the lead...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Arenado hits 3-run homer, Rockies beat Cubs 7-5

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Nolan Arenado hit a three-run home run and doubled to help the Colorado Rockies to a 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. The 23-year-old Arenado has two Gold Gloves at third in as many major league seasons. The Rockies are looking for him to become a force at the plate after a strong 2014 finish. Batting third with stars Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies' Nolan Arenado confident he can become a star

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Nolan Arenado won't turn 24 until April and he has already collected plenty of accolades, including two Gold Gloves. The Colorado Rockies third baseman thinks he can become a star. Many agree, including his manager. But there was a Hall of Famer this week who wanted to make sure Arenado stayed grounded. ''I saw Dave Winfield and he said, `My third year, I...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Why no one talks about Nolan Arenado even though they should

The Colorado Rockies best kept secret is only a secret if you don’t watch the Rockies play. There aren’t many infielders in the game of baseball today that bring the package that Nolan Arenado does. While he has quietly become one of the best third basemen in the league today, perhaps the scariest thing about Nolan Arenado is that he’s 23 years old. There are a lot of reasons...
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

How did Nolan Arenado get so good at defense?

Over the last two years, only one National League third baseman has had better defensive numbers than Nolan Arenado. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Back in 2011, when Arenado debuted on Keith Law’s top 100 list at 92, Law had this to say about the young third baseman in the Rockies’ system: He’s […]
Via Fangraphs
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies: Rebuilding starts now

How bad can the Colorado Rockies get? As the trade deadline approaches and owner Dick Monfort appears committed to keeping Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez in the silver and purple, Colorado Rockies fans can only watch as the franchise continues to take on water. Instead of wondering when winning baseball will return to Denver, many of us are left wondering when the franchise...
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nolan Arenado returns to Colorado Rockies on Thursday with hopes of turning season around

Arenado's slide finished off the Rockies season.The Colorado Rockies have their famous slide, now they have their infamous slide.When Matt Holliday slid into home, or close to it, in 2007, the Rockies were headed to the playoffs, capping an amazing comeback in an amazing game in the middle of an amazing run. On May 23rd in Atlanta, the Rockies had their infamous slide.Nolan Arenado...
Via Rockies Review
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Worst case scenario for Colorado Rockies as Nolan Arenado goes down with injury in loss

The Rockies lost Nolan Arenado for a long time on Friday night.Nolan Arenado has emerged as a huge star for the Colorado Rockies in 2014. After one errant slide on Friday, the Rockies will be without him for quite a while.After drilling a ball off the top of the left field wall in the top of the 2nd inning, Arenado hesitated on his way to second base. It was hit so hard that going...
Via Rockies Review
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies continue to defy the odds, pick up win 22

Nolan Arenado extended his hitting streak to 27 games.As far as the Colorado Rockies are concerned, it is April 37th.The annual May swoon that brings the Rockies back to the reality of their talent level hasn't happened so far in 2014. In fact, it seems that the team is only getting better as the days go on.After two convincing victories over a very good Texas Rangers team at Coors...
Via Rockies Review
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Could this be the Colorado Rockies team that wins on the road?

Nolan Arenado is becoming a star for the Colorado Rockies.Most teams find the road a lonely place. The Colorado Rockies have traditionally taken that to a whole new level.Perennially, the Rockies have been awful on the road. They have been so bad that people have actually done studies and formed theories on the effects of playing at high altitude, then returning to sea level on the...
Via Rockies Review
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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