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Nolan Arenado

24-Year-Old Third Baseman – Colorado Rockies

2015 Stats

AVG

.287

HR

42

RBI

130

R

97

SB

2

2016 RotoWire Projections

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Arenado broke out in 2015 and rode his sweet swing to a National League-leading 42 home runs and 130 RBI and his first All-Star appearance. And although Arenado was a far superior overall hitter at Co...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 205   DOB: 4/16/1991   BORN: Newport Beach, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Nolan Arenado Contract Information:

Agreed to terms with the Rockies on a one-year, $5 million contract in January 2016, avoiding arbitration.

January 15, 2016  –  Nolan Arenado News

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Arenado and the Rockies agreed to terms on a one-year, $5 million deal Friday, avoiding arbitration, MLB Network's Jon Heyman reports.

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Nolan Arenado Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2009 18 R CAS 54 223 203 28 61 17 15 0 2 22 5 2 16 18 0 4 0 .300 .351 .404 .755
2010 19 A ASH 92 400 373 45 115 54 41 1 12 65 1 3 19 52 0 7 1 .308 .338 .520 .858
2011 20 A+ MOD 134 583 517 82 154 55 32 3 20 122 2 1 47 53 4 14 1 .298 .349 .487 .836
2012 21 AA TUL 134 573 516 55 147 49 36 1 12 56 0 2 39 58 1 10 7 .285 .337 .428 .765
2013 22 AAA COL 18 75 66 14 24 14 11 0 3 21 0 2 5 9 1 3 0 .364 .392 .667 1.059
2013 22 MAJ COL 133 514 486 49 130 43 29 4 10 52 2 0 23 72 2 2 1 .267 .301 .405 .706
2014 23 AAA COL 5 20 20 2 7 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .350 .350 .450 .800
2014 23 MAJ COL 111 467 432 58 124 54 34 2 18 61 2 1 25 58 1 5 4 .287 .328 .500 .828
2015 24 MAJ COL 157 665 616 97 177 89 43 4 42 130 2 5 34 110 0 11 4 .287 .323 .575 .898
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3-Year Averages     133 548 511 68 143 61 35 3 23 81 2 2 27 80 1 6 3 .280 .316 .495 .811

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Nolan Arenado Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 4 @SF 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .323 .575 .898
Oct. 3 @SF 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .322 .576 .898
Oct. 2 @SF 4 2 2 1 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .323 .576 .899
Oct. 1 @Ari 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .322 .570 .892
Sep. 30 @Ari 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .323 .572 .895
Sep. 29 @Ari 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 .285 .320 .570 .890
Sep. 27 LAD 3 2 2 0 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .285 .319 .569 .888
Sep. 26 LAD 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .317 .563 .880
Sep. 25 LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .317 .560 .877
Sep. 24 Pit 4 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .319 .564 .883
Sep. 23 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 22 Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .317 .561 .878
Sep. 21 Pit 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .318 .563 .881
Sep. 20 SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .320 .568 .888
Sep. 19 SD 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .322 .572 .894
Sep. 18 SD 4 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .286 .320 .573 .893
Sep. 16 @LAD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .317 .572 .889
Sep. 15 @LAD 7 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .319 .575 .894
Sep. 14 @LAD 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .317 .571 .888
Sep. 13 @Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 .283 .318 .572 .890
Sep. 12 @Sea 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 .285 .321 .576 .897
Sep. 11 @Sea 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .287 .323 .579 .902
Sep. 10 @SD 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .288 .324 .583 .907
Sep. 9 @SD 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .325 .580 .905
Sep. 8 @SD 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .323 .580 .903
Sep. 7 @SD 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .287 .324 .577 .901
Sep. 6 SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .323 .576 .899
Sep. 5 SF 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .323 .580 .903
Sep. 4 SF 4 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .324 .576 .900
Sep. 3 SF 5 2 3 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .320 .569 .889
Last 7 Days 25 6 10 5 0 2 9 4 4 0 1 0 2 1 .400 .452 .840 1.292
Last 14 Days 50 7 14 7 0 3 16 5 14 0 1 0 4 1 .280 .322 .600 .922
Last 30 Days 115 19 36 10 0 9 30 8 27 1 2 0 4 4 .313 .346 .635 .981

Nolan Arenado: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 157
2014 111
2013 130

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Nolan Arenado Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015135135260.267.444.778
2014112238170.313.598.973
2013135164200.296.496.846

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201548184371042.293.611.931
20143203510442.278.466.776
2013351336322.256.370.652

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20153105620742.316.610.960
20142313716451.303.584.928
2013242265341.298.459.793

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20153064122560.258.539.835
2014201212161.269.403.713
2013244235181.238.352.619
Nolan Arenado Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2009 18 R CAS 223 203 7.2% 8.1% 0.89 91% .322 .104
2010 19 A ASH 400 373 4.8% 13% 0.37 86% .333 .212
2011 20 A+ MOD 583 517 8.1% 9.1% 0.89 90% .302 .189
2012 21 AA TUL 573 516 6.8% 10.1% 0.67 89% .303 .143
2013 22 AAA COL 75 66 6.7% 12% 0.56 86% .389 .303
2013 22 MAJ COL 514 486 4.5% 14% 0.32 85% .297 .138
2014 23 AAA COL 20 20 0% 15% 0.00 85% .412 .100
2014 23 MAJ COL 467 432 5.4% 12.4% 0.43 87% .298 .213
2015 24 MAJ COL 665 616 5.1% 16.5% 0.31 82% .291 .288
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3-Year Averages     548 511 4.9% 14.6% 0.34 84% .294 .215

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2015 Stat Review for Nolan Arenado    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.287 AVG
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82% Contact Rate
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.291 BABIP
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Power

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.575 SLG
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.288 ISO
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Plate Discipline

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0.31 BB/K
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5.1% BB Rate
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16.5% K Rate
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.898 OPS
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.323 OBP
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2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for Nolan Arenado

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Nolan Arenado: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Arenado went 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, three RBI and two runs scored in a win over the Giants on Friday.

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Arenado went two-for-three with a home run and a walk, scoring two runs and driving in five runs himself in a victory over the Dodgers on Sunday.

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Arenado swatted a grand slam in the bottom of the first inning of Saturday's win over the Dodgers, giving him 40 homers for the season.

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Arenado went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, a walk, and two RBI in Thursday's loss to the Pirates.

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Contrary to a previous report, Arenado (head) is hitting third in Thursday's lineup against the Pirates, the Denver Post's Patrick Saunders reports.

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Arenado (head) remains out of the lineup Thursday, the Denver Post's Patrick Saunders reports.

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Arenado (head) is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Pirates.

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Arenado left Tuesday's game in the ninth inning after landing on his forehead while diving for a grounder, MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports.

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Arenado went 3-for-4 with an RBI, a steal and two runs scored in a win over San Diego on Friday.

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Arenado went 3-for-7 with a go-ahead solo homer in the top of the 16th inning in the Rockies' 4-3 win over the Dodgers on Tuesday.

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Arenado went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in Thursday’s 4-3 victory over the Padres.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

A broken finger and bout with pneumonia may have limited Arenado to 111 games in 2014, but it didn't prevent him from surpassing the production from his rookie season in nearly every meaningful category. In addition to the defensive wizardry that earned him his second Gold Glove, Arenado noticed a 122-point rise in OPS while also upping his walk rate and trimming his strikeout rate from a season earlier. As is typical for most Rockies batters, Arenado did the bulk of his damage at Coors Field, where he slashed .303/.344/.584 and swatted 16 of his 18 home runs. Those skewed splits figure to persist throughout his career, but given his pedigree as a former top hitting prospect, the still-developing Arenado should see continued improvement in both his plate discipline and road performance as he enters his age-24 season. Those expected developments -- along with some better luck on the health front -- would surely lead to another jump in his counting stats, perhaps vaulting Arenado into the top tier of fantasy third basemen in 2015.

2014

Arenado got the call to the big leagues in late April and never looked back, holding down the everyday job at third base while delivering a sterling 2.7 WAR mark. Much of that value derived from his defense, as Arenado disputed earlier scouting reports suggesting he was slow-footed by finishing second among NL third basemen in UZR and accruing a number of highlight-reel plays on his way to a Gold Glove Award. Arenado’s work in the batter’s box wasn’t quite as sublime as his play in the field, but the 22-year-old acquitted himself well with a .267/.301/.405 line. Prior to reaching the majors, Arenado was universally recognized as one of the best hitting prospects in all of baseball, making further improvement from last season’s offensive marks a relatively safe assumption. As he matures, Arenado figures to add further power, while the hitting environment of Coors Field should allow him to maintain a consistently high batting average. A breakout might not fully metastasize next season, but Arenado should at least get things trending in that direction.

2013

Arenado did not have the smashing success most projected for him in 2012 after he entered spring training fresh off earning Arizona Fall League MVP honors. While the .285/.337/.428 line he delivered at Double-A was nothing to scoff at, he mustered just 12 home runs in 516 at-bats, leaving some questions about his long-term viability as a power bat. Still, Arenado is just 21 years old and already boasts elite plate discipline and contact skills while markedly improving his defense at third base, allaying concerns that he would eventually need to move to first base. Arenado will likely open the season at Triple-A Colorado Springs, and if he continues to demonstrate that he can get on base at a high clip and hit for extra bases, he should get some run with the Rockies later in 2013.

2012

Arenado capped off an impressive age-20 season in the California League by earning MVP honors in the Arizona Fall League. A good defender at a premium position, the right-handed hitting third baseman could fill an immediate need for the Rockies before the end of 2012. Keep in mind, however, that he'll almost certainly open the year at Double-A Tulsa and spend another half season of development in the minors before a promotion to Colorado is considered. While both of his 2011 stops were hitter-friendly environments, his power and contact skills (88 percent in the AFL, 90 percent at High-A) project him as a middle-of-the-order bat and potential star soon after his big league arrival.

2011

Arenado, Colorado's second round pick in 2009, had a strong season at Low-A Asheville with 12 home runs and a .858 OPS. His 41 doubles will likely turn into more home runs as he grows. He doesn't walk much, but it's somewhat offset by his lack of strikeouts. A strong season at High-A could put him on the fast track to the majors.