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Wilin Rosario

26-Year-Old Catcher – Colorado Rockies

2015 Stats

AVG

.364

HR

1

RBI

2

R

1

SB

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Though defensive deficiencies have long plagued Rosario, the Rockies have exercised patience in developing him as a catcher because of his game-changing power. Rosario appeared set to blossom into a p...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 220   DOB: 2/23/1989   BORN: Bonao, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Wilin Rosario Contract Information:

Lost his arbitration case to the Rockies and will make $2.8 million on a one-year contract in 2015.

April 17, 2015  –  Wilin Rosario News

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Wilin Rosario Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2007 18 R CAS 34 126 115 11 24 6 4 0 2 9 2 2 11 38 0 0 0 .209 .283 .296 .579
2008 19 R CAS 66 290 263 48 83 30 15 3 12 49 4 3 24 57 0 3 0 .316 .371 .532 .903
2009 20 A MOD 58 221 203 17 54 18 12 2 4 33 2 1 10 55 3 5 0 .266 .297 .404 .701
2010 21 AA TUL 73 297 270 42 77 33 13 1 19 52 1 0 21 57 2 1 3 .285 .342 .552 .894
2011 22 AA TUL 102 426 405 52 101 39 15 3 21 48 1 2 19 91 0 1 1 .249 .284 .457 .741
2011 22 MAJ COL 16 57 54 6 11 7 3 1 3 8 0 0 2 20 0 1 0 .204 .228 .463 .691
2012 23 MAJ COL 117 426 396 67 107 47 19 0 28 71 4 5 25 99 0 4 1 .270 .312 .530 .842
2013 24 MAJ COL 121 466 449 63 131 44 22 1 21 79 4 1 15 109 0 1 1 .292 .315 .486 .801
2014 25 AAA COL 2 6 6 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833
2014 25 MAJ COL 106 410 382 46 102 38 25 0 13 54 1 0 23 70 0 5 0 .267 .305 .435 .740
2015 26 MAJ COL 7 11 11 1 4 3 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .364 .364 .818 1.182
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3-Year Averages     114 433 409 58 113 42 22 0 20 68 3 2 21 92 0 3 0 .276 .309 .477 .786

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Wilin Rosario Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 18 @LAD Did not play.
Apr. 17 @LAD 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .364 .364 .818 1.182
Apr. 15 @SF Did not play.
Apr. 14 @SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .857 1.143
Apr. 13 @SF Did not play.
Apr. 12 ChC 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 1.000 1.333
Apr. 11 ChC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .800 1.000
Apr. 10 ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250
Apr. 8 @Mil 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 4.000 5.000
Apr. 7 @Mil Did not play.
Apr. 6 @Mil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 7 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .429 .714 1.143
Last 14 Days 11 1 4 2 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .364 .364 .818 1.182
Last 30 Days 11 1 4 2 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .364 .364 .818 1.182

Wilin Rosario: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 3
2014 96 4
2013 106 4 4
2012 105 1 3
2011 14

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Wilin Rosario Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201550000.400.6001.000
2014101168180.317.644.989
2013130227290.323.546.901

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201561120.3331.0001.333
2014281305361.249.359.650
20133194114504.279.461.760

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201550000.200.400.600
2014198327351.343.540.928
20132254210472.293.498.817

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201561120.5001.1671.667
2014184146190.185.321.533
20132242111322.290.473.785
Wilin Rosario Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 18 R CAS 126 115 8.7% 30.2% 0.29 67% .293 .087
2008 19 R CAS 290 263 8.3% 19.7% 0.42 78% .366 .216
2009 20 A MOD 221 203 4.5% 24.9% 0.18 73% .347 .138
2010 21 AA TUL 297 270 7.1% 19.2% 0.37 79% .299 .267
2011 22 AA TUL 426 405 4.5% 21.4% 0.21 78% .273 .208
2011 22 MAJ COL 57 54 3.5% 35.1% 0.10 63% .258 .259
2012 23 MAJ COL 426 396 5.9% 23.2% 0.25 75% .294 .260
2013 24 MAJ COL 466 449 3.2% 23.4% 0.14 76% .345 .194
2014 25 AAA COL 6 6 0% 16.7% 0.00 83% .400 .167
2014 25 MAJ COL 410 382 5.6% 17.1% 0.33 82% .298 .168
2015 26 MAJ COL 11 11 0% 18.2% 0.00 82% .375 .454
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3-Year Averages     433 409 4.8% 21.2% 0.23 78% .313 .201

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2015 Stat Review for Wilin Rosario    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.364 AVG
ELITE
82% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.375 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.818 SLG
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.454 ISO
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Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.00 BB/K
TERRIBLE
0.0% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
18.2% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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1.182 OPS
ELITE
.364 OBP
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Wilin Rosario: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Rosario ended up coming off the bench Wednesday against the Brewers, delivering a game-winning pinch-hit home run in the top of the 10th inning to lift the Rockies to a 5-4 victory.

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Rosario will start at first base against the Brewers on Wednesday, batting sixth, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports.

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Rosario remains out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Brewers, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

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Rosario started at catcher and went 2-for-4 with an RBI at the dish in Tuesday's spring training game against the White Sox.

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Rosario has been listed as third on the Rockies' depth chart at catcher this spring, MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports.

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Rosario smacked two homers and drove in five runs during Tuesday's split-squad game against the Mariners.

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Rosario reported to the Rockies' spring training complex early, where he'll spend significant time working on fielding grounders at first base, the Denver Post reports.

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Rosario lost his arbitration case against the Rockies and will make $2.8 million for the 2015 season, the Denver Post reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Despite being limited to 466 plate appearances due to late-season injuries, Rosario delivered his second consecutive 20-homer campaign, cementing himself as one of the top-tier fantasy catching options. While the power numbers were to be expected from the young catcher, his lofty .292 batting average was a more pleasant surprise. Much of that mark was aided by his unusually high .344 BABIP, and that combined with Rosario’s troubling 3.2 percent walk rate suggests some regression can probably be expected in that department. But even with a modest drop in batting average, Rosario’s uncommon power-hitting ability make him a coveted commodity at his position, though it remains to be seen how long he’ll remain catcher-eligible. Rosario has graded out as a well below-average defender the past two seasons, and his poor receiving skills were concerning enough for the Rockies to kick the tires on Carlos Ruiz in free agency before bowing out of the bidding. Unless he makes noticeable gains in 2014, a full-time switch to first base could be in his future, a move that could hurt his value in dynasty formats.

2013

From a pure fantasy perspective, Rosario was magnificent in his rookie season, leading all catchers in baseball with 28 home runs and finishing with a commendable .270 batting average, 71 RBI and 67 runs scored in an efficient 396 at-bats. However, a position-leading 13 errors and 21 passed balls tested the patience of both coaches and a struggling Rockies pitching staff often reluctant to throw breaking pitches to Rosario, yielding an underwhelming 1.8 WAR for the young catcher. Rosario even showed some flaws offensively, striking out in 23.2 percent of his at-bats while walking only 25 times -- both of which were actually improvements from his Double-A campaign the season before. Rosario will enter the season as the Rockies' top catcher, but his ineptitude defensively and his weak plate discipline could allow veteran Ramon Hernandez to see more action than fantasy owners might like. Rosario was sent to winter ball to refine his catching skills, and if an improvement in defense keeps Hernandez's starts less frequent, 35-home run potential is not out of the question.

2012

Rosario has the physical tools - raw power and a big arm - that make him a prized prospect in the Rockies' system. He swatted 21 homers at Tulsa over 405 at-bats before getting a taste of Colorado down the stretch. At 23 and having lost some development time to a torn ACL suffered in August of 2010, it's likely that Rosario will open the 2012 campaign at Triple-A. Although his plate discipline is a concern and he still needs some defensive polish behind the plate, Rosario's timetable to become the Rockies' starting catcher could be accelerated with the decision to trade Chris Iannetta to Anaheim.

2011

Rosario, one of the top prospects in the Rockies' system, had a breakout season in Double-A Tulsa hitting .285/.342/.552 with 19 homers in 270 at-bats last year. Unfortunately, he suffered a torn ACL in August, an injury that required surgery to correct. His rehab is expected to sideline him through the early part of spring training. Once healthy, expect Rosario to pick up where he left off and push for a late-season callup. Depending on what Chris Iannetta does, the job may be Rosario's by the time he arrives with the big club.

2010

Rosario had a quiet 2009 at High-A Modesto before hitting .302 with four homers and 12 RBI in 15 games during the Arizona Fall League. Rosario looked very focused and sharp in the fall, perhaps finally healthy after dealing with an inflamed wrist in August. At best, he is an average defensive catcher and thus far at the plate, he's been a streaky hitter. It's possible his bat will play in Colorado because he has the bat speed and quickness at the plate to drive the ball to all fields. Still very young, Rosario should be able to improve his game at Double-A in 2010, and his offensive potential makes him worth targeting in keeper leagues.

2009

Rosario is an excellent long-term catching prospect who can be expected to stay behind the plate as he gets older thanks to a strong arm. He'll reach full-season ball in '09 on his way to being 2012's Geovany Soto. Rosario's long-term future may well be in a different organization, so don't count on Coorsflation. He's a keeper, regardless.