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75-87, 3rd in NL West

Salary arbitration projections: Rockies

All estimates via Matt Swartz and MLB Trade Rumors' projection model:

  • Jake McGee - $6.1 million
  • Tyler Chatwood - $4.8 million
  • Jordan Lyles - $3.3 million
  • Charlie Blackmon - $9 million
  • Nolan Arenado - $13.1 million
  • MLBTradeRumors.com

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McMahon has solid day in AFL

Rockies prospect Ryan McMahon went 2-for-2 with an RBI and two walks for the Salt River Rafters in Arizona Fall League action on Thursday. McMahon batted sixth and played first base. Box score

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Rockies a fit for Brian McCann?

With a weak market for catchers this offseason, sources tell Buster Olney that the Yankees might take advantage and shop McCann. The Rockies, who could use a veteran backstop to aid their young pitching, are a possible match. The market for McCann (Insider)

McMahon gets two hits in AFL opener

Ryan McMahon, yet another Rockies position player prospect with a big bat, went 2-for-5 with two strikeouts for the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday. Box score

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Hank Aaron Award finalists: NL West

The Hank Aaron Award is given annually to a player recognized as the most outstanding offensive performer in his league. Fans can vote for their selections on MLB.com or on Twitter. Here are the nominees for each NL West team:

  • Arizona Diamondbacks: Jake Lamb
  • Colorado Rockies: Nolan Arenado
  • Los Angeles Dodgers: Corey Seager
  • San Diego Padres: Wil Myers
  • San Francisco Giants: Brandon Crawford

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Arenado wants an energetic manager

Nolan Arenado praised Walt Weiss for having his players' backs while he was manager, but he hopes the next skipper can bring a spark to the club. "I want to see someone with some fire and energy, someone who can light a fire under the guys," Arenado said. Denver Post

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Rockies' longest homers of 2016

All distances calculated by ESPN's Home Run Tracker:

  • Mark Reynolds - 486 feet (7/21)
  • Carlos Gonzalez - 475 feet (7/10)
  • Nolan Arenado - 471 feet (4/10)
  • Carlos Gonzalez - 469 feet (5/30)
  • Mark Reynolds - 461 feet (6/26)

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Rockies finish in bottom half of rankings

Colorado improved by seven wins over last season's club, which shouldn't go unnoticed. With some starting pitching to finally build on, fixing the bullpen needs to be a priority this offseason. Week 26 Power Rankings

Stats & Info

Longest home runs of 2016

Unsurprisingly, Coors Field was home to four of the five farthest blasts hit this year, and Giancarlo Stanton had two of them. Mark Reynolds, Bryce Harper and Carlos Gonzalez round out the list.

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Rockies to make noise in 2017?

Tony Blengino is going with his gut in pegging Colorado as a contender next year. He writes that the NL West seems vulnerable to a sleeper team, and the Rockies, with their strong offensive core and progress in the pitching department, are trending up. Teams that won't miss the playoffs (Insider)

Greeny gets into Twitter spat with Rockies over LeMahieu (1:41)
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LeMahieu, Arenado take home titles

DJ LeMahieu (batting title) and Nolan Arenado (tied for HR champ) are the first teammates to lead the NL in batting average and home runs (either outright or tied) in one season since Gary Sheffield (.330 BA) and Fred McGriff (35 HRs) did it for the 1992 Padres, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

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LeMahieu, Altuve combine for history

DJ LeMahieu (.348) and Jose Altuve (.338) won the batting titles in the NL and AL, respectively. Since the AL was created in 1901, this is the first year in which a second baseman won the batting title in both leagues in the same season, per ESPN Stats & Info

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2752nd
On Base Percentage.3363rd
Slugging Percentage.4572nd
Earned Run Average4.9127th
Quality Starts7812th

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