Matt Holliday: Rockies’ Nolan Arenado would be successful far from Coors Field

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Nolan Arenado is cruising for a freeway toward Cooperstown.

Eight consecutive Gold Gloves to start their profession, five All-Star Games, the nationwide League home run frontrunner 3 x … the Hall of Fame qualifications are turning up. In which he does not turn 30 until April.

The 3rd baseman’s one roadblock that is major? Coors Field, the stain in the trustworthiness of any Rockies player whom places up numbers that are eye-popping the Mile tall City but strikes similar to a mortal on the way.

Arenado, but, might get a opportunity to show himself with another group should Colorado trade him this offseason so that you can unload a massive agreement. Which begs a few key concerns. Exactly just just How good of a hitter would Arenado no be if he much longer called Coors Field house? If a group took over Arenado’s enormous contract ($199 million staying over six years) would he be well well worth the investment?

You should not worry stated Matt Holliday, the seven-time all-star outfielder who proved there was life after LoDo.

“Nolan will probably strike, wherever he plays, i’ve without doubt about this,” said Holliday, who’s become Arenado’s friend, mentor and workout partner that is occasional.

The hot, but rumor that is unsubstantiated this offseason is the fact that the Rockies will ship Arenado to your competing Los Angeles Dodgers. Continue reading Matt Holliday: Rockies’ Nolan Arenado would be successful far from Coors Field