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Rockies' Arenado agrees to $29.5 million, 2-year contract

Nolan Arenado shies away from talk about his big numbers, whether that topic is his gaudy statistics or his big, new contract.

"I'm just happy it's over with, to be honest with you. Money's like my least favorite topic ever," Arenado said Friday after he avoided arbitration by agreeing to a $29.5 million, two-year contract with the Colorado Rockies.

"I don't like talking about it, but it's part of the business. It's nice to get it over with. I'm happy I don't have to go through this for another two years and I'm happy it worked out for both sides."

Arenado will make $11.75 million this season and $17.75 million in 2018. He'll have one year of...