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Nolan Arenado named to AFL’s Top 25

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Arenado recognized as one of AFL’s all time top 25 | MLB.com

Bowman Baseball Cards has named Rockies’ third baseman Nolan Arenado among the top 25 players in Arizona Fall League history, in honor of the league’s 25th season. Arenado hit .388/.423/.636 with six home runs and 33 RBI in 29 games for the Salt River Rafters in 2011. Matt Holiday (2002, 2003) and Troy Tulowitzki (2006) were also named to the top 25. Players will be honored with oversized baseball cards, distributed to the first 1,000 AFL fans entering the parks. Both Arenado and Tulowitzki will be honored November 3rd at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.

Colorado Rockies Countdown: Top Five Right Fielders | RoxPile

James Keating over at RoxPile goes back in Rockies history in this list of the Rockies top five right fielders. They represent the five leaders in franchise history in fWAR, current players not considered.

Bill Murray showed up in the White House Press Briefing Room in full Cubs regalia | MLB.com

Bill Murray met with media at the White House to address the public on the state of the Chicago Cubs Friday. Murray—who received this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor from President Obama—took questions and gave his predictions on the outcome of today’s Game 6 of the NLCS, with much respect to Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw.