Several times a game, Nolan Arenado takes a couple of giant steps to his left and fills the hole at shortstop. A necessary evil for the Colorado Rockies Gold Glove third baseman, who doesn’t particularly care for the view from that spot.
Baseball season officially opened last week and already we’ve had a plethora of ridiculous defensive plays.
The Colorado Rockies have already begun to answer one big question facing them in 2015: Can they win on the road?
Kyle Kendrick pitched seven sharp innings and also got two hits Monday as the Colorado Rockies trounced the Milwaukee Brewers 10-0 on opening day.
Troy Tulowitzki benefits by having Carlos Gonzalez in the lineup. Gonzalez certainly benefits from Tulowitzki’s presence, too. But the Rockies may not benefit as much as you might think having those two sluggers together in the batting order.
Nolan Arenado won’t turn 24 until April and he has already collected plenty of accolades, including two Gold Gloves.
When Rockies closer LaTroy Hawkins was drafted in 1991, Colorado Gold Glove third baseman Nolan Arenado was two months old.
Carlos Gonzalez was smiling, joking with teammates and pain-free on Saturday. The Rockies slugger is healthy after a rugged 2014 season that included knee surgery.
Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado has won his second straight Gold Glove award. His teammate second baseman DJ LeMahieu also was a winner of the award for the first time.
The Colorado Rockies snapped a seven-game skid with a 10-4 win over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.