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Charlie Blackmon and Nolan Arenado win Silver Slugger awards

Your news, notes and links for Friday, November 11.

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

On Thursday, the Silver Slugger awards were handed out, with two Rockies bringing home hardware. Nolan Arenado claimed a somewhat controversial victory over Kris Bryant, among others.  Charlie Blackmon also brought home the award for the first time in his career. Thomas Harding has more here: Arenado, Blackmon win NL Silver Slugger Awards |

Rockies boast five left-handed outfielders |
The Rockies aren't worried about having a lefty heavy outfield, and Jeff Bridich isn't willing to make a deal that would reduce the overall talent on the team in order try and balance out the outfield.

Saunders: Matt Holliday returning to Rockies an intriguing idea – The Denver Post
As the discussions about a potential return to Colorado for Matt Holliday continue, Patrick Saunders offers his take in the Denver Post. It sure would be fun to see Holliday return, and he and Bud Black could spend all season in the clubhouse discussing whether or not he touched home in 2007.