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SportRockies' Nolan Arenado turned down record $24 million in arbitration, report says

02:20  12 january  2019
02:20  12 january  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Nolan Arenado . Position: Third Baseman. Bats: Right • Throws: Right. Note: Complete player games played data . Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records . Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.

Arenado and the Rockies avoided salary arbitration on January 15, 2016, agreeing to a one-year, million contract, a raise from June 28 game versus the Giants, he knocked down a line drive batted by pitcher Ty Blach as he was facing third base, spun ^ a b " Nolan Arenado sets Rockies record ".

Rockies' Nolan Arenado turned down record $24 million in arbitration, report says © Provided by Perform Media Channels Limited

Nolan Arenado wants a massive deal in arbitration this year.

The four-time All-Star and six-time Gold Glove winner reportedly turned down $24 million in arbitration Friday.

According to the Athletic, Arenado, 27, wanted a record-breaking $30 million for the 2019 season. The $24 million would have been a record as well.

The two parties will likely meet in the middle somewhere when they meet with an arbitrator, so either way, Arenando will make a record amount of money this year.

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Get the latest updated stats for Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado on ESPN.com. Nolan Arenado . #28 3B. Bats: R, Throws: R. Colorado Rockies . Birth DateApril 16, 1991 (Age: 27).

Arenado earned .75 million in 2018 and backed it up with another terrific season. He led the National League with 38 home runs while batting .297 Gray, also arbitration -eligible for the first time, is in line to make about million . The other Rockies who are arbitration eligible are right-hander

Josh Donaldson signed a $23 million deal in arbitration with the Blue Jays in 2018.

Mookie Betts signed for $20 million in arbitration Friday, which is the most ever for a player in his second arbitration year.

Arenado will be a free agent after the 2019 season. He is a career .291 hitter with 186 home runs and 616 RBIs in six MLB years.

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Grandal batted .241 with 24 home runs and 68 RBIs for the Dodgers last season. He posted a 3.3 WAR which was second in MLB amongst catchers. Grandal threw out 27.7 percent of baserunners. He also led MLB in framing runs with 15.7, which is the number of runs saved by a catcher's ability to get a pitcher a borderline strike. The 30-year-old reportedly turned down a four-year, $60 million deal with the Mets earlier this offseason. Other reports said he was looking for a deal in the four-year, $64 million range. Grandal also rejected a one-year, $17.9 million qualifying offer from the Dodgers.

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