DENVER All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado of the Colorado Rockies has been named the W.B. Mason National League Player of the Week. The announcements were made earlier Tuesday on MLB Network.
Arenado claimed his sixth NL Player of the Week Award, and his first since June 24th of last season. Nolan has now matched Dante Bichette and Todd Helton for the most weekly awards by a player in franchise history.
In recognition of their Player of the Week Awards, Nolan Arenado will be awarded a specially engraved watch courtesy of Artinian.
Nolan Arenado, Colorado Rockies Stats
-Batted .538 (14-for-26) with seven runs scored, two doubles, four home runs, nine RBI, a walk and a 1.077 slugging percentage over six games played.
-Finished first in home runs, total bases (28) and slugging percentage; tied for first in hits; second in batting average; tied for second in extra-base hits (6); and tied for third in RBI among NL hitters.
-Clubbed his 200th career home run in his 925th career game on Saturday. Became the fourth-fastest third baseman in Major League history to reach the milestone, trailing only Hall of Famer Eddie Mathews (779), Bob Horner (882) and Troy Glaus (903).
-Recorded his seventh consecutive multi-hit game yesterday against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Became just the fourth player in franchise history to post a streak of seven-or-more such games, joining Blake Street Bombers Andres Galarraga (July 23-29, 1996), Larry Walker (June 15-22, 2002) and Vinny Castilla (August 11-16, 1999).
Other noteworthy NL performances were All-Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo (.500, 8 R, 6 XBH, 10 RBI) of the Chicago Cubs; outfielder Juan Soto (.500, 7 R, 5 XBH, 8 RBI) of the Washington Nationals; third baseman/outfielder Austin Riley (.276, 8 H, 3 HR, 10 RBI) and starting pitcher Mike Soroka (1-0, 1.29 ERA, 14.0 IP, 12 SO) of the Atlanta Braves; outfielder Andrew McCutchen (.345, 6 R, 7 XBH, 7 RBI) of the Philadelphia Phillies; starter Brandon Woodruff (1-0, 1.13 ERA, 8.0 IP, 10 SO) of the Milwaukee Brewers; second baseman/outfielder Ketel Marte (.407, 8 R, 5 XBH, 6 RBI) of the Diamondbacks; outfielder Harold Ramirez (.500, 8 R, 12 H, 4 XBH) of the Miami Marlins; closer Kirby Yates (3 SV, 0.00 ERA, 6 SO) of the San Diego Padres; and backstop Wilson Ramos (.455, 9 R, 3 HR, 7 RBI) of the New York Mets.