Sun Sentinel
Colorado Rockies
2014 Avg.
.248
 
Career Avg.
.269
Name  Wilin Rosario
Born  2/23/1989
Height  5-11
Weight  200
Number  20
Position  C
Bats  R
Throws  R
8/16/2014 6:17:00 PM
Description: Colorado catcher Wilin Rosario is out of the lineup Saturday against the Reds.
Insight: Rosario has had a disappointing season but he's hit .317 with three doubles, two homers and five RBI in August. Michael McKenry is catching Jordan Lyles Saturday night.
 
8/14/2014 5:20:00 PM
Description: Colorado catcher Wilin Rosario wasn't in the lineup Wednesday, but is back behind the plate Thursday and batting sixth.
Insight: Rosario went 0-for-8 with four Ks the past two games after starting off the month with a few good games. He's hitting .248 with 10 homers, 40 RBI and a .691 OPS this season, a significant drop from his previous two seasons.
 
8/13/2014 6:10:00 PM
Description: Colorado catcher Wilin Rosario isn't in the lineup Wednesday.
Insight: Rosario went 0-for-8 with four Ks the past two games after starting off the month with a few good games. He's hitting .248 with 10 homers, 40 RBI and a .691 OPS this season, a far cry from the numbers he put up the past two years.
 
8/10/2014 7:59:00 PM
Description: Colorado catcher Wilin Rosario went 2-for-5 with a homer and two RBI Sunday at Arizona.
Insight: Rosario entered the game with a .500 average against Diamondbacks starter Wade Miley, and he took Miley deep in the sixth inning for his 10th homer of the year. Seven of those home runs have come against left-handers this season.
 
8/10/2014 12:16:00 PM
Description: Colorado catcher Wilin Rosario is 8-for-16 (.500) with three doubles and a homer against Diamondbacks lefty Wade Miley.
Insight: Rosario has been a disappointment this season, but he has hit well against lefties (.296, 6 HR, 14 RBI, .934 OPS) and has great numbers against Miley. If he's in Rockies lineup Sunday, he's one of the top catching options.
 
8/7/2014 1:38:00 PM
Description: Colorado catcher Wilin Rosario is back in the lineup after getting a routine day off Wednesday night.
Insight: Rosario's numbers (.252, 9 HR, 38 RBI) are well off from last season (.292, 21 HR, 79 RBI), but he's on a modest five-game hitting streak and is batting .301 at home this season.
 
7/27/2014 12:21:00 PM
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.