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Rox cousins bond over batting cage ‘drills’

Arenado, Fuentes staying sharp on defense during delay
@harding_at_mlb
March 30, 2020

Do a pair of cousins who grew up playing together -- and competing for laughs and bragging rights -- ever have to grow up? If you’re Nolan Arenado and Josh Fuentes, cousins and teammates with the Rockies, the answer is "No." During these days of searching our homes to find

Do a pair of cousins who grew up playing together -- and competing for laughs and bragging rights -- ever have to grow up?

If you’re Nolan Arenado and Josh Fuentes, cousins and teammates with the Rockies, the answer is "No."

During these days of searching our homes to find something to do -- we all can relate -- Arenado and Fuentes can retire to their home batting cage, fill up the ball machine and try to out-field each other ... while also trying not to get smoked at high speeds.

Jerry Weinstein, who managed both during their Minor League careers, was left shaking his head.

Thomas Harding has covered the Rockies since 2000, and for MLB.com since 2002. Follow him on Twitter @harding_at_mlb and like his Facebook page.