Was a member of the Rockies' Opening Day roster for the first time in 2014 and set several career-highs despite playing fewer games in 2014 (111) than his rookie season of 2013 (133)...Set career-high totals in runs (58), doubles (34), home runs (18), RBI (61), walks (25), average (.287) and OPS (.828, .328 OBP, .500 SLG)...Named the NL winner of the Rawlings Gold Glove at third base for the second straight season...won the Gold Glove in 2013, becoming the second rookie third baseman to win the Award in NL history...Arenado is now the fifth player to have been awarded a Rawlings Gold Glove in each of their first two seasons: Frank Malzone (3B; 1957-59), Johnny Bench (C; 1968-77), Charles Johnson (C; 1995-98) and Ichiro Suzuki (OF; 2001-10). (Elias)...Was forced to miss 37 games from May 24-June 28 due to a fracture on his left mallet finger...was his first career DL stint...also missed time at the end of 2014 due to a chest contusion and early on-set pneumonia...Despite the time missed due to injury, Arenado finished third among NL third baseman in doubles (34) and tied for fourth in home runs (18)...Set a new franchise record when he hit safely in 28-straight games April 9-May 8...the streak was the longest in the Majors in 2014 and longest since Denard Span's 29-game streak in 2013...his 28-gamer lasted one game longer than Michael Cuddyer's previous club long of 27 games set in 2013...during the streak, Arenado batted .360 (40-for-111) with 11 doubles, four home runs, 20 RBI, 16 runs...Arenado's hit-streak is fifth-longest by a third baseman in the Divisional Era ('69)...Ryan Zimmerman (30 in '09), Wade Boggs (28 in '85), George Brett (30 in '80) and Pete Rose (44 in '78) are the other third baseman on that list...Named NL Player of the Week for the week of Aug. 18-24...hit .545 (12-for-22) with three doubles, one triple, two home runs, three RBI, six runs, 1.645 OPS...first POW honor...Had his first career multi-home run game on April 5 vs. Ariz., crushing both homers off Brandon McCarthy...Crushed his second-career grand slam off Jenrry Mejia on May 3 vs. New York-NL...One of the Rockies most clutch hitters since joining the club in 2013, Arenado batted .315 (23-for-73) with 10 doubles, four HR and 12 RBI in close and late situations in 2014...hit .299 (40-for-134) with 10 doubles, five home runs and 16 RBI in one-run games.
Began 2013 season at Triple-A Colorado Springs before having his contract selected to Major League roster on 4/28...made MLB debut 4/28 at ARI...notched first MLB hit, HR and RBI (all off Josh Wall) in Rox 12-2 win 4/29 at LAD (3-for-6)... Despite not joining the Big League club until late April, led the club in games played (133) and ranked 2nd in doubles (29)... Ranked among the top five of Major League rookies in the following categories: hits (130, 1st), doubles (29, 1st), RBI (52, 4th), average (.267, 1st among qualifiers), extra-base hits (43, 2nd) and total bases (197, 3rd)... Crushed his first career grand slam in what was his second career home game on 5/4 vs. TB off David Price...had the Rockies lone walk-off home run in 2013, a solo shot on 6/7 vs. SD off Joe Thatcher... His 133 games are the 7th-most in franchise history for a rookie, and the 2nd-most by a rookie third baseman (Garrett Atkins 138 games in 2005)... Hit .298 (64-for-228) after the All-Star break, which included a .317 (32-for-101) batting average with 7 doubles in the month of August... Following the season was awarded wth a Rawlings Gold Glove at third base, becoming the first rookie in franchise history to win a Gold Glove and just the second rookie third baseman in Major League history (Frank Malzone in 1957)... Arenado is the 10th Rookie in Major League history to be awarded a Rawlings Gold Glove since the award's inception in 1957, joining Malzone (1957 3B), Ken Hubbs (1962 2B), Tommie Agee (1966 OF), Johnny Bench (1968 C), Carlton Fisk (1972 C), Fred Lynn (1975 OF), Sandy Alomar Jr. (1990 C), Charles Johnson (1995 C) and Ichiro Suzuki (2001 OF)... He became the first Rockies third baseman to ever be awarded a Gold Glove... Finished 4th in the NL among third baseman in fielding percentage (.973)...his 411 total chances were the 2nd-most in the NL behind only Pedro Alvarez (458), who played 218.1 more innings than Arenado...led NL 3B in total chances per 9.0 ip (3.33)...was T-2 among NL 3B in double plays with 27.
Was a member of the Double-A Tulsa Drillers roster for entire 2012 season...led the Drillers in games (134), at bats (516), hits (147), doubles (36) and RBI (56) in his first experience at Double-A...named to the Texas League Mid-Season All-Star team in 2012...hit .293 (83-for-283) with 17 doubles, 7 home runs and 38 RBI prior to the All-Star break...has at least 30 doubles in all three of his full professional seasons...his 36 doubles were tied for 2nd in the Texas League in 2012...has 124 doubles in his first four professional seasons...went 1-for-3 with a run in his first career Futures Game appearance at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City...2011: Spent the entire season at High-A Modesto where he batted .298 (154-for-517) with 32 doubles, 3 triples, 20 home runs, 122 RBI and 82 runs in 134 games for the Nuts...led all of Minor League Baseball in RBI and set a new Rockies Minor League record with his 122 RBI in 2011...was a California League Post-Season All-Star and played in his first Futures Game in 2011...batted .311 (56-for-180) with 105 RBI with runnersin scoring position...also batted .338 with RISP and 2 outs...finished the 2011 season with the Salt River Rafters in the Arizona Fall League...was named the circuit's MVP after batting .388 (47-for-121) with 12 doubles, 6 home runs and 33 RBI in 29 games for the league champion Rafters...was also named to the AFL All-Prospect Team and selected to play in the AFL Rising Stars game...MLB.com named Arenado its 22nd overall prospect, top third base prospect and the top Rockies prospect heading into the 2012 season.