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Portrait of Randy Rosario

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2017 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 23)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
2.3 6.24 1.69 1 0 0 0 0.0
Birth Date5-18-1994
Height6' 1"
Weight200 lbs
Age23 years, 6 months, 4 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2013
2014
2015
2016
-0.12017
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2017 MIN MLB 2 0 2.3 0 0 0 7 0 2 1 .243 98 27.0 0.0 3.9 7.7 67% .545 .474 3.00 8.27 30.86 118 8.22 174.9 -0.1
CareerMLB202.30007021.2439827.00.03.97.767%.545.4743.008.2730.861188.22174.9-0.1

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2011 DWI Rk 13 8 35.0 2 4 0 28 19 26 0 .272 84 7.2 4.9 0.0 6.7 59% .257 .275 1.34 3.29 3.86 108 5.31 112.0
2012 TWI Rk 10 7 38.3 2 1 0 19 19 42 0 .234 107 4.5 4.5 0.0 9.9 69% .213 .187 0.99 3.11 1.64 101 4.54 105.1
2013 ELZ Rk 9 9 44.7 4 3 0 42 18 37 0 .255 98 8.5 3.6 0.0 7.5 59% .313 .244 1.34 3.04 2.82 102 5.52 113.1
2014 CDR A 3 3 11.7 0 1 0 15 8 4 2 .257 100 11.6 6.2 1.5 3.1 64% .325 .304 1.97 7.08 5.40 120 9.07 128.0
2015 CDR A 11 10 53.7 2 6 0 55 19 45 1 .252 104 9.2 3.2 0.2 7.5 56% .323 .246 1.38 3.07 3.52 97 3.99 102.5
2015 TWI Rk 2 2 8.0 1 0 0 5 1 9 0 .246 99 5.6 1.1 0.0 10.1 45% .250 .160 0.75 1.80 0.00 87 3.25 97.8
2016 FTM A+ 21 16 94.3 6 6 1 102 34 68 3 .247 96 9.7 3.2 0.3 6.5 58% .330 .265 1.44 3.36 3.34 103 5.65 111.4
2016 CHT AA 4 0 6.0 0 1 0 6 5 10 1 .270 9.0 7.5 1.5 15.0 50% .385 .298 1.83 4.64 10.50 98 3.15 93.3
2016 SUR Wnt 10 0 12.7 1 0 0 18 5 11 1 .000 12.8 3.6 0.7 7.8 0% .378 .000 1.82 4.48 4.26 0 0.00 0.0
2017 MIN MLB 2 0 2.3 0 0 0 7 0 2 1 .243 98 27.0 0.0 3.9 7.7 67% .545 .474 3.00 8.27 30.86 118 8.22 174.9
2017 FTM A+ 2 0 3.7 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 .235 4.9 0.0 0.0 7.4 67% .222 .200 0.55 2.48 0.00 93 3.00 73.9
2017 CHT AA 32 0 57.3 1 0 1 57 23 45 4 .257 8.9 3.6 0.6 7.1 51% .312 .254 1.40 3.81 4.08 113 5.34 131.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2017 64 0.4531 0.4219 0.8519 0.6897 0.2000 0.9500 0.5714 0.1481
Career640.45310.42190.85190.68970.20.950.57140.1481

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-04-18 - Minors - - Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2014-05-28 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 CHN $
2017 MIN $
2016 MIN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 10 d1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/17. Claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Minnesota 11/3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/15. Re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16.
  • Signed by Minnesota 8/16/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic. $0.22M signing bonus (slot amount).

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2017 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
201824580202012013978891848.3191.815.796.0710.55.96.71.4-0.7
201925690222212914779971948.3171.765.645.9110.35.56.81.3-0.6
202026570191911412767971548.3231.705.145.3810.05.37.71.20.1
202127570191911212065911848.3051.665.525.789.75.27.31.5-0.3
202228570191911212066881548.3061.675.355.609.75.37.11.2-0.1
2023293401010607336411048.3211.815.816.0910.95.46.11.5-0.4

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 96)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 99 Austin Ross 2012 0.00 DNP
2 98 Jeremy Bleich 2010 0.00 DNP
3 98 Richard Zagone 2010 0.00 DNP
4 98 Jose De Paula 2011 0.00 DNP
5 98 Vidal Nuno 2011 0.00 DNP
6 98 Timothy Bascom 2008 0.00 DNP
7 98 Aaron Shafer 2010 0.00 DNP
8 97 Jacob Thompson 2010 0.00 DNP
9 97 Alex Caldera 2009 0.00 DNP
10 97 Charles Shirek 2009 0.00 DNP
11 97 Bryan Mitchell 2014 2.45
12 96 Matt Thompson 2013 0.00 DNP
13 96 Branden Kline 2015 0.00 DNP
14 96 David Huff 2008 0.00 DNP
15 96 Seth Streich 2014 0.00 DNP
16 96 Ty Buttrey 2016 0.00 DNP
17 96 Zach Cates 2013 0.00 DNP
18 96 John Means 2016 0.00 DNP
19 96 Justin Marks 2011 0.00 DNP
20 96 Lance Janke 2010 0.00 DNP
21 96 Kyle Freeland 2016 0.00 DNP
22 96 Bryan Price 2010 0.00 DNP
23 96 Parker Markel 2014 0.00 DNP
24 96 David Phelps 2010 0.00 DNP
25 96 Alfredo Venegas 2009 0.00 DNP
26 96 Roberto Gomez 2013 0.00 DNP
27 96 Josh Sullivan 2008 0.00 DNP
28 96 Ryan Cook 2010 0.00 DNP
29 96 Daniel Gossett 2016 0.00 DNP
30 96 Nick Tepesch 2012 0.00 DNP
31 96 Cory Riordan 2009 0.00 DNP
32 95 Justin Collop 2011 0.00 DNP
33 95 Luis Perdomo 2016 5.97
34 95 Cory VanAllen 2008 0.00 DNP
35 95 Zech Lemond 2016 0.00 DNP
36 95 Pedro Encarnacion 2014 0.00 DNP
37 95 Joe Savery 2009 0.00 DNP
38 95 Jake Brigham 2011 0.00 DNP
39 95 Sean Gleason 2009 0.00 DNP
40 95 Ryan Pope 2009 0.00 DNP
41 95 Arturo Reyes 2015 0.00 DNP
42 95 Anthony Varvaro 2008 0.00 DNP
43 95 Brett Sinkbeil 2008 0.00 DNP
44 95 Marty Popham 2011 0.00 DNP
45 95 Austin Wright 2013 0.00 DNP
46 95 Mayckol Guaipe 2014 0.00 DNP
47 95 Brad Meyers 2009 0.00 DNP
48 95 Justin Kamplain 2016 0.00 DNP
49 95 Jerry Sullivan 2011 0.00 DNP
50 95 Bruce Billings 2009 0.00 DNP
51 95 Shane Carle 2015 0.00 DNP
52 95 Bobby Lanigan 2010 0.00 DNP
53 95 Vicente Campos 2016 4.76
54 95 Asher Wojciechowski 2012 0.00 DNP
55 95 Zack Von Rosenberg 2014 0.00 DNP
56 95 Spencer Turnbull 2016 0.00 DNP
57 95 Enderson Franco 2016 0.00 DNP
58 95 Trevor Williams 2015 0.00 DNP
59 95 Shaeffer Hall 2011 0.00 DNP
60 95 Robert Morey 2012 0.00 DNP
61 95 Felipe Rivero 2015 2.79
62 95 Eduardo Paulino 2009 0.00 DNP
63 95 Mason Melotakis 2014 0.00 DNP
64 95 Zach Hedges 2016 0.00 DNP
65 95 Taylor Siemens 2013 0.00 DNP
66 95 Jose Macias 2013 0.00 DNP
67 95 Andrew Cisco 2015 0.00 DNP
68 95 Jimmy Nelson 2012 0.00 DNP
69 95 Chris Huffman 2016 0.00 DNP
70 95 Andrew Morales 2016 0.00 DNP
71 95 Travis Banwart 2009 0.00 DNP
72 95 Cory Luebke 2008 0.00 DNP
73 95 John Richy 2016 0.00 DNP
74 95 Nathan Baker 2011 0.00 DNP
75 95 Joel Carreno 2010 0.00 DNP
76 94 Rainy Lara 2014 0.00 DNP
77 94 Dustin Evans 2008 0.00 DNP
78 94 Joseph Colon 2013 0.00 DNP
79 94 Reinaldo Lopez 2014 0.00 DNP
80 94 Aaron Pribanic 2010 0.00 DNP
81 94 Oliver Odle 2009 0.00 DNP
82 94 Taylor Jordan 2012 0.00 DNP
83 94 Orlando Lara 2008 0.00 DNP
84 94 Thomas Collier 2013 0.00 DNP
85 94 Mario Hollands 2012 0.00 DNP
86 94 Ryan Sherriff 2013 0.00 DNP
87 94 Shane Greene 2012 0.00 DNP
88 94 Ian Dickson 2014 0.00 DNP
89 94 Spencer Arroyo 2012 0.00 DNP
90 94 Colin Kleven 2014 0.00 DNP
91 94 Sebastian Vader 2015 0.00 DNP
92 94 Mark Appel 2015 0.00 DNP
93 94 Taylor Jungmann 2013 0.00 DNP
94 94 Sean Black 2011 0.00 DNP
95 94 Erik Davis 2010 0.00 DNP
96 94 Buddy Boshers 2011 0.00 DNP
97 94 Brady Wager 2014 0.00 DNP
98 94 Conner Kendrick 2016 0.00 DNP
99 94 David Filak 2013 0.00 DNP
100 94 Chris Heston 2011 0.00 DNP

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2017 Due to publishing agreements, the 2017 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2017 book (available in hardcopy, and soon e-book and Kindle).

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: AFL Preview: Surprise SaguarosKate Morrison2016-10-11
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: AFL Preview: Surprise SaguarosWilson Karaman2016-10-11
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: AFL Preview: Surprise SaguarosSteve Givarz2016-10-11
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: AFL Preview: Surprise SaguarosJarrett Seidler2016-10-11


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Randy Rosario has thrown 234 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2016 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Slider (88mph).