Sport Report: Nolan Arenado trade a 'long shot' in near future

23:45  14 january  2020
23:45  14 january  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

Rockies intrigued by Cubs, Cardinals for Nolan Arenado trade?

  Rockies intrigued by Cubs, Cardinals for Nolan Arenado trade? Arenado, a five-time All-Star and seven-time Gold Glove Award recipient, posted a .315/.379/.583 slash line with 41 home runs and a .962 OPS. The 28-year-old also played in 155-plus games for the fourth consecutive season.He is under contract on an eight-year, $260 million extension he signed in February 2019, though it contains a player opt-out clause following the 2021 season.

Other possibilities, such as trading for Kyle Seager or signing Todd Frazier, rate as backup plans in comparison to the addition of Donaldson or one With the market showing a big appetite for star third basemen, the Rockies now appear to be increasingly likely to strike a trade involving Nolan Arenado .

Poll: Nolan Arenado ’s Future . By Connor Byrne | February 3, 2019 at 9:11am CDT. The Rockies and Arenado have already held at least one meeting this week, during which they hammered out a record-setting, arbitration-avoiding agreement worth MM.

While the relationship between the Colorado Rockies and their All-Star third baseman is reportedly deteriorating, a Nolan Arenado trade is unlikely to come anytime soon.

Nolan Arenado standing on a baseball field© Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, Colorado has discussed a trade that would send Arenado to the St. Louis Cardinals, however, talks haven’t progressed. Both sides exchanged names and those discussions were unproductive and a deal in the near future is considered a long shot, according to the report.

Colorado started listening to inquiries on Arenado’s availability this offseason. While plenty of teams have expressed interest in the star third baseman, Colorado reportedly views St. Louis and the Chicago Cubs as potential fits for a deal.

Cardinals, Rockies have reportedly engaged in preliminary Arenado talks

  Cardinals, Rockies have reportedly engaged in preliminary Arenado talks Whether St. Louis or any other team can overcome the numerous hurdles toward completing a deal is one of the offseason’s most fascinating storylines.

Nolan Arenado . Position: Third Baseman. Bats: Right • Throws: Right. Many historical player head shots courtesy of David Davis. Many thanks to him. All images are property the copyright holder and are displayed here for informational purposes only.

Nolan Arenado , arguably the best third baseman in baseball, has played exactly one playoff game If that is the case, then yes, the Rockies should at least explore an Arenado trade over the winter, or It pains me to write this, because I love watching Arenado play, but I don’t think his long -term future is

The 28-year-old Arenado is coming off his fifth consecutive All-Star Game appearance. He posted a .315/.379/.583 slash line with 41 home runs and won his seventh Gold Glove Award this past season.

Arenado signed an eight-year, $260 million extension with Colorado in February. As part of his deal, he can exercise the player opt-out clause after the 2021 season. It would allow him to test free agency before his age-31 season. Arenado also carries a no-trade clause in his contract.

After acquiring left-handed pitching prospect Matthew Liberatore recently, St. Louis could potentially use him to land Arenado if a deal can be reached with the Rockies.

MLB rumors: Yankees still open to trading J.A. Happ; Mets shopping Jed Lowrie, Dominic Smith in package deal .
Here are the latest hot stove news and notesEven after Domingo German was suspended 81 games under MLB's domestic violence policy, the Yankees remain open to trading left-hander J.A. Happ, reports the New York Post's Ken Davidoff. Happ has been on the trade block all offseason, even before the Yankees signed Gerrit Cole, and clearing even just part his $17 million salary would ease the club's luxury tax burden in 2020.

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