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Monday Rockpile: Nolan Arenado wins three straight Platinum Glove Awards

Monday Rockpile: Nolan Arenado wins three straight Platinum Glove Awards

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Rockies news and links for Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 Rockies’ Nolan Arenado becomes first player to win three straight Platinum Glove Awards | Denver Post ($) In case you missed the news from Friday night, Nolan Arenado won his third consecutive Platinum Glove Award for the National League. He is the first player since the inception of the award in 2011 to win three straight years. The winner in the American League was none other than Arenado’s high school teammate, Matt Chapman, third baseman for the Oakland Athletics. Chapman, two years younger than Arenado,...
Purple Row Nov 6, 2019
Wednesday Rockpile: Awards season is so last year

Wednesday Rockpile: Awards season is so last year

Rockies news and links for Wednesday, November 6, 2019 The MVP, Cy, Rookie, Manager finalists are ... | MLB.com Remember last year, when the Rockies had candidates for both MVP and Manager of the Year? That was fun. Nolan Arenado actually may have had a better year in 2019 than he did in 2018, at least based on this overly simplistic statistical comparison: 2019: .315/.379/.583 (.962 OPS), 41 home runs, 118 RBIs, 3 SB, 93 K 2018: .297/.374/.561 (.935 OPS), 38 home runs, 110 RBIs, 2 SB, 122 K But I guess it’s hard to argue against Christian Yelich’s .329/.429/.671. Or his 1.100 OPS, 44...
Purple Row Nov 4, 2019
Monday Rockpile: Arenado wins 7th consecutive Gold Glove

Monday Rockpile: Arenado wins 7th consecutive Gold Glove

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Rockies news and links for Monday, November 4, 2019 Mike Schmidt says Rockies’ Nolan Arenado on Hall of Fame path | The Denver Post )$) If you have been following the Rockies for any length of time, you know that Nolan Arenado flashes his leather defensively and is impressive at the plate, too. We get the privilege of seeing one of the best players in the game on a regular basis. Arenado, if he maintains this level of play, will almost certainly become a member of the Hall of Fame. You’d know that if you’ve been following Purple Row for the past few...
Rox Pile Nov 3, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Nolan Arenado wins 7th consecutive NL Gold Glove Award

The Rawlings Gold Glove Award Winners were announced on ESPN2 tonight and the Colorado Rockies had two nominees and one winner. The Colorado Rockies went 1-for-2 with those two nominees as Nolan Arenado won his seventh consecutive NL Gold Glove Award for third baseman. Rockies shortstop Trevor Story was a finalist for his position as […] Colorado Rockies: Nolan Arenado wins 7th consecutive NL Gold Glove Award - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row Oct 25, 2019
Friday Rockpile: Arenado and Story Gold Glove finalists

Friday Rockpile: Arenado and Story Gold Glove finalists

Photo by Justin Edmonds/ Rockies news and links for Friday October 25, 2019 These are the finalists for Gold Glove Awards | MLB.com Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story are finalists for 2019 Gold Glove Awards. Arenado, who has won a Gold Glove in each of his first six seasons, will compete with Anthony Rendon and Josh Donaldson, while Paul DeJong and 2018 Gold Glove winner Nick Ahmed are the other two finalists at shortstop. Winners are determined by voting from managers and coaches from each team, who cannot vote for a player on their own team and can only vote for their league, as well as...
Rox Pile Oct 24, 2019

Two Colorado Rockies are finalists for a National League Gold Glove Award

The finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award were announced this afternoon and the Colorado Rockies had two finalists named. The Colorado Rockies were well represented in the announcement of the finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove Awards this afternoon as three of their players were named finalists. Third baseman Nolan Arenado and shortstop Trevor […] Two Colorado Rockies are finalists for a National League Gold Glove Award - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row Oct 16, 2019
Wednesday Rockpile: Nolan and the made-up statistic

Wednesday Rockpile: Nolan and the made-up statistic

Photo by Norm Hall/ Rockies news and links for Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Nolan Arenado endorses potential new defensive stat | DNVR ($) How does Nolan feel about the idea of forced errors? Well, if you read the headline, you already know he endorses this idea. Drew Creasman suggests that there is a fundamental difference between the following situations: Trea Turner hits the ball, and it goes through Daniel Murphy’s legs. E3. Trea Turner hits the ball, and Trevor Story makes a ridiculous stop somewhere in shallow left field, but his throw hits off Daniel Murphy’s glove, and...
Purple Row Oct 14, 2019
Monday Rockpile: There’s still one thing Nolan Arenado can get better at

Monday Rockpile: There’s still one thing Nolan Arenado can get better at

Photo by Stacy Revere/ Rockies news and links for October 14, 2019 Arenado became tougher out in ‘19; what’s next? | Rockies.com Thomas Harding looks back at Nolan Arenado’s season in purple, which was one of mostly ups and a couple minor downs. As a whole Arenado had as good of a season as every, posting a batting line consistent with what he’s done over the past three seasons and once again providing excellent defense at third. That’s the big picture. Arenado did have a terribly July, which might hav had something to do with some minor dings he experienced around the time of...
Purple Row Oct 14, 2019
Ranking the Rockies: Josh Fuentes is still in Nolan Arenado’s shadow

Ranking the Rockies: Josh Fuentes is still in Nolan Arenado’s shadow

Photo by Dustin Bradford/ An injury-marred down year in Triple-A and less-than-stellar MLB stints kept Fuentes from breaking out Welcome to the 2019 edition of Ranking the Rockies, where we take a look back every player to log playing time for the Rockies in 2019. The purpose of this list is to provide a snapshot of the player in context. The “Ranking” is an organizing principle that’s drawn from Baseball Reference’s WAR (rWAR). It’s not something the staff debated. We’ll begin with the player with the lowest rWAR and end up with the player with the highest. ★ ★ ★ No....

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