Eddie Rosario is quietly having a stellar rookie season
Minnesota Twins rookie left fielder, Eddie Rosario has made a lasting impact on this year’s team. When he got promoted from Triple-A Rochester back in May, many fans were wondering why it was Rosario, and not Aaron Hicks getting the call to replace the injured Oswaldo Arcia. Needless to say things worked out for the best.
In his first big league at bat Rosario launched a solo home run on the first pitch he saw. The rookie recorded at least one RBI in the first four games he played in.
Rosario leads the major’s in triples with 14. His 14 triples is a new franchise record for rookies.
Last week Rosario became the first rookie to record 10 home runs, 10 triples, 10 doubles, and 10 stolen bases since Hanley Ramirez did it back in 2006. On the season Rosario is hitting .273 with 11 home runs, 17 doubles, 14 triples, and driven in 44 runs.
Rosario has been good at the plate and he’s been equally as good in the field. He has shown off his strong arm on a number of occasions recording 15 assists.
Rosario’s big league debut may not have caused much of a buzz with the national media like Byron Buxton’s or Miguel Sano’s, but there is no doubting that the Twins have a building block for the future in Rosario.
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