Gilbert: Arenado a big winner in 2017 Esurance MLB Awards

From Steve Gilbert at on November 18, 2017:

Nolan Arenado was the big winner for the Colorado Rockies on Friday night as he captured a pair of Esurance MLB Awards while teammate Chad Bettis also took home one.

The Esurance MLB Awards annually honor MLB’s greatest achievements as part of an industry-wide balloting process that includes five groups, each of which accounts for 20 percent of the overall vote: media, front-office personnel, retired MLB players, fans at; and Society for American Baseball Research members.

The MLB Awards are an all-inclusive program, encompassing the top players and performances from both the American and National Leagues from Opening Day through the end of the postseason.

Arenado, who was nominated in five categories (more than any nominee this year), won the Best Defensive Player category and also captured Best Play, Offense.


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Originally published: November 20, 2017. Last Updated: November 20, 2017.