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|2014 Season (CBSSports.com)||440.00||26.00||.268||77.00||66.00||4.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs L.A. Dodgers||50||12||2|| .278|| .380|| .240|
|vs Delgado (Career)||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|vs RHP||319||89||14|| .299|| .461|| .279|
|03/07/2014||Albert Almora, CF CHC||Wilin Rosario, C COL|
|03/07/2014||Wilin Rosario, C COL|
Danny Farquhar, RP SEA
Chris Johnson, 3B ATL
|Tommy La Stella, 2B ATL|
Tony Cingrani, SP CIN
Trevor Bauer, SP CLE
|03/06/2014||Dustin Pedroia, 2B BOS|
Buster Posey, C SF
|Wilin Rosario, C COL|
Bryce Harper, LF WAS
|Last 10 Games|
|Wilin Rosario out with toothache |
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
(3/7/14) Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario will not play Friday due to a toothache, according to the Denver Post.
The issue is likely not that serious, but the team will give Rosario some time to rest. Rosario should return to the lineup soon. He hit .292/.315/.486 in 449 at-bats last year.
|Wilin Rosario about 10 pounds lighter at camp |
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
(2/26/14) Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario reported to camp about 10 pounds lighter than last year's playing weight, MLB.com reports.
Many players report to camp heavier than their playing weight and shed pounds during the first month, but manager Walt Weiss doesn't see Rosario's lighter weight as an issue.
"A lot of it comes down to their body type," Weiss said. "He'll maintain his weight. He's a short, stocky guy, so I don't think he has a problem holding onto his weight during the season. For him, it was just a matter of coming in physically stronger, if that's possible."
The Rockies are planning to use Rosario at first a little more than usual this season. He hit 49 home runs over the last two seasons combined.
|Wilin Rosario to get 'plenty of work' at first base this spring |
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
(2/23/14) Rockies manager Walt Weiss said don't be surprised to see catcher Wilin Rosario a lot at first base this spring, according to The Denver Post.
"I don't know if it's a priority, but he will get plenty of work at first," Weiss said.
The Rockies plan to use Rosario at first base this season as a way to spell Justin Morneau and keep his bat in the lineup.
"I'm not that great a player like [Todd] Helton or Morneau, but I try to serve," Rosario said, per MLB.com. "If they need me there sometimes, I'm going to be there."
|Rockies content with Wilin Rosario |
|by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer|
(11/21/13) Before he re-signed with the Phillies, the Rockies flirted with the idea of bringing in free agent Carlos Ruiz to limit Wilin Rosario's at-bats at catcher, giving him more playing time at first base or in right field. But according to MLB.com, they're back on board with Rosario as their primary catcher.
"Wilin is our catcher," said Bill Geivett, the Rockies' senior director of major league operations. "We just need to find ways to keep his bat in the lineup. He's in a good place and has always been willing to help the team. But at his age, we don't worry about him playing catcher."
Rosario has more home runs since debuting Sept. 6, 2011, than any other catcher, but he's considered a liability defensively. The 24-year-old is confident he's taking the steps necessary to improve, though, pointing out that 2013 NL MVP candidate Yadier Molina wasn't a good hitter when he first broke into the big leagues.
"If he can hit after a couple years playing in the big leagues, why can't I be a good catcher?" Rosario said.
|Wilin Rosario may play some first base, right field in 2014 |
|by Al Melchior | Data Analyst|
(11/3/13) According to the Denver Post, the Rockies are considering using Wilin Rosario at positions other than catcher more frequently next season. In two-plus seasons in Colorado, Rosario has been used almost exclusively as a catcher, with five games at first base, three games at third base and four games at designated hitter being the sole exceptions.
The Rockies may acquire a catcher on the free agent market in order to enable Rosario to play other positions -- namely, first base and right field -- more often. The team would like to give Rosario an opportunity to improve his defense as well as appear in the lineup more frequently. Brian McCann and Carlos Ruiz are among the free agent catching options the Rockies have explored.
|The Rockies might have concerns about Wilin Rosario being a defensive liability, but there are no issues when it comes to his offensive skills. He's one of the top slugging catchers in the majors, and he hasn't even hit the prime of his career. Rosario posted similar numbers in 2013 as he had in his rookie season in 2012. After batting .270 with a .450 slugging percentage, .843 OPS, 28 home runs and 71 RBI in 117 games in 2012, Rosario came back in 2013 to hit .292 with a .486 slugging percentage, .801 OPS, 21 home runs and 79 RBI in 121 games. Rosario is definitely a top 10 Fantasy catcher, but he might be an undisputed top 5 option if he showed a little more patience at the plate. Rosario has just a .309 on-base percentage in the majors and don't expect that to change anytime soon since he had just a .316 OBP in the minors. Rosario has a more value in Rotisserie formats because he isn't penalized for his lack of plate discipline, but consider him an early-to-mid-round Fantasy pick in most formats.
(Updated 1/6/14) |
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|3/8/14||OAK||3:10 pm|| |
|3/9/14||@ KC||4:05 pm|| |
|3/10/14||SD||4:10 pm|| |
|3/11/14||@ CHC||4:05 pm|| |
|3/12/14||CIN||4:10 pm|| |
|3/12/14||ARI||10:10 pm|| |
|3/13/14||@ OAK||10:05 pm|| |