Nolan Arenado Addresses ‘Disrespect’ Comments Amid Rockies Trade Rumors | Bleacher Report

DENVER, COLORADO - SEPTEMBER 13: Nolan Arenado #28 of the Colorado Rockies circles the bases after hitting a 2 RBI home run in the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field on September 13, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

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On Monday, Colorado Rockies superstar third baseman Nolan Arenado said he felt “disrespected” by the organization as his name surfaced in trade rumors. 

He clarified those remarks Wednesday, per Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post:

Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich tried to end to any trade rumors regarding Arenado on Monday, per Saunders:

“With the season coming up and spring training on the horizon, we are going to start focusing on that. We have listened to teams regarding Nolan and really nothing has come of it. We are going to move forward pretty much as we expected—with Nolan in the purple and black and as our third baseman. So we can put this to bed and collectively look forward to the upcoming season and work toward that.”

Those comments didn’t seem to appease the star slugger when he was asked about them, however. 

“I really don’t care what’s being said,” he said. “I just know that I feel disrespected over there.”

Arenado, 28, is under contract for seven more years at $234 million and has a full no-trade clause. He does have an opt-out after the…

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