Description: Colorado catcher Wilin Rosario is 8-for-20 (.400) with two homers in his career against Pirates starter Edinson Volquez.
Insight: Rosario's numbers (.238, 9 HR, 36 RBI) are well off from last season (.292, 21 HR, 79 RBI) because he's batted just .180 with a .545 OPS on the road. The good news is that Sunday's game is at Coors Field and Volquez will start against Colorado.
7/12/2014 3:40:00 PM
Description: Colorado catcher Wilin Rosario is not in Saturday afternoon's starting lineup.
Insight: No injury, just a routine day off after a night game. Rosario has been a disappointment, hitting .246 with nine homers, 35 RBI and a .709 OPS in 232 at-bats. He hit .282 and averaged 24 homers and 75 RBI per season the past two years.
7/9/2014 7:24:00 PM
Description: Colorado catcher Wilin Rosario went 1-for-4 with a solo homer Wednesday against the Padres.
Insight: The Rockies slammed five homers in the game. Rosario has been a disappointment, hitting .245 with nine homers, 34 RBI and a .710 OPS in 229 at-bats. He hit .282 and averaged 24 homers and 75 RBI per season the past two years.
7/6/2014 11:00:00 AM
Description: Colorado catcher Wilin Rosario is 0-for-8 with four strikeouts versus Dodgers right-hander Josh Beckett.
Insight: The Rockies catcher could easily be given the day off. Rosario has had a disappointing season, hitting .251 with eight homers, 32 RBI and a .716 OPS, numbers which are below his career production level.
7/2/2014 5:59:00 PM
Description: Colorado catcher Wilin Rosario is out of the lineup Wednesday against Washington.
Insight: It appears to be a routine day off. Michael McKenry is starting behind the plate. Rosario has had a disappointing season, hitting .250 with eight homers and a .717 OPS.
6/27/2014 6:57:00 PM
Description: Colorado catcher Wilin Rosario won't play Friday against Milwaukee. SOURCE: Patrick Saunders, Denver Post
Insight: He's out with back tightness. Michael McHenry (.313, 0 HR, 4 RBI) is filling in at catcher.
6/22/2014 10:08:00 PM
Description: Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario went 4-for-5 with a double, a homer, three RBI and two runs Sunday against the Brewers.
Insight: Rosario is better than the numbers he's put up this season (.249, 8 HR, 29 RBI, .731 OPS). Right now, however, fantasy owners should only use him when the Rockies are playing at home (.167 road average).
6/21/2014 4:10:00 PM
Description: Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario isn't in Saturday starting lineup against Milwaukee and Wily Peralta.
Insight: Just a routine day off for Rosario, who is 1-for-3 with a home run, against the Brewers right-hander.
6/15/2014 1:54:00 PM
Description: Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario didn't play Saturday after being struck in the face by a foul ball, but he's back in the lineup Sunday.
Insight: Rosario is playing first base while Michael McKenry starts behind the plate. Justin Morneau has the day off.
6/14/2014 11:43:00 AM
Description: Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario is 4-for-12 (.333) with three long balls against Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong.
Insight: Rosario is not playing up to expectations, batting just .231 with six homers and 24 RBI. Maybe this will get him going.
6/11/2014 9:52:00 AM
Description: Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario went 2-for-4 with a homer, two RBI and a walk Tuesday night against the Braves.
Insight: Rosario seems like the only Rockies' hitter who isn't destroying the baseball this season. He's hitting .243 with six homers, 24 RBI and a .714 OPS after blasting 49 home runs combined the past two years.
6/9/2014 5:31:00 PM
Description: Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario in not in the lineup Monday.
Insight: Rosario was scratched from Saturday's lineup due to an illness, but returned and went 1-for-2 in Sunday's rain-shortened game. It isn't clear why Rosario isn't playing Monday.
6/7/2014 3:33:00 PM
Description: Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario is a late scratch from Saturday's game against the Dodgers. Michael McKenry will get the start.
Insight: We don't know of an injury, so it could just be a routine day off. Rosario is batting .234 with five homers and 22 RBI, but we expect more from him after averaging 24.5 HR and 75 RBI the past two seasons.
5/28/2014 9:52:00 AM
Description: Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario hit a three-run home run off Phillies starter Cole Hamels in the top of the seventh inning Tuesday night.
Insight: Rosario has not had a good year at all after batting .282 with 49 home runs and an .820 OPS over the previous two seasons. He has batted .227 with five homers, 21 RBI and a .657 OPS in 126 plate appearances. Rosario hasn't been getting air under the ball and has a 57 percent ground-ball rate, up from 41.1 percent in 2013.
5/18/2014 1:59:00 PM
Description: Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario (viral infection) has been activated from the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: Rosario missed the minimum amount of time. He'll return to a .239 average, three home runs and 15 RBI.
5/13/2014 9:42:00 PM
Description: Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario (viral infection) should be back within a week, according to mlb.com.
Insight: Rosario is eligible to return on May 18. "I think he and (Michael Cuddyer) both will be with us shortly," manager Walt Weiss said. "Wilin is getting some at-bats down in Arizona. Within a week, we've got a chance of seeing both guys."
5/4/2014 2:28:00 PM
Description: The Rockies have placed catcher Wilin Rosario on the 15-day DL.
Insight: He's been out with a viral infection. Right-hander Jhoulys Chacin was activated in the corresponding roster move. Rosario (.239, 3 HR, 15 RBI) will be eligible to return May 18th against San Diego.
5/3/2014 5:09:00 PM
Description: Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario will have to miss Saturday's game because of an illness. SOURCE: Thomas Harding, MLB.com
Insight: Hopefully it will blow over in 24 hours so Rosario can catch tomorrow's series finale. Jordan Pacheco (.242, 0 HR, 3 RBI) will handle the catching on Saturday.
5/1/2014 6:48:00 PM
Description: Colorado catcher Wilin Rosario will start Thursday against the Mets. SOURCE: Rockies on Twitter
Insight: He missed time earlier in the week with a bruised hand. When healthy, Rosario is one of the game's better offensive catchers (52 HR, 163 RBI since the start of 2012).
5/1/2014 9:54:00 AM
Description: Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario (wrist) was out of the lineup again Wednesday and is still questionable for Thursday's game against the New York Mets.
Insight: Rosario hasn't started since April 26, but he hit in the cages Wednesday and may take batting practice on the field. He has hit .244 with three homers and 13 RBI this season.
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