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Birth Date9-28-1991
Height6' 1"
Weight180 lbs
Age27 years, 6 months, 28 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2.62015
0.62016
1.62017
3.62018
1.72019
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2015 MIN 23 122 474 121 18 15 13 15 118 0 11 6 .267 .289 .459 94 -1.8 4.1 12.7 2.6
2016 MIN 24 92 354 90 17 2 10 12 91 2 5 2 .269 .295 .421 83 -6.4 4.4 -1.3 0.6
2017 MIN 25 151 589 157 33 2 27 35 106 0 9 8 .290 .328 .507 107 7.2 -1.6 -2.6 1.6
2018 MIN 26 138 592 161 31 2 24 30 104 0 8 2 .288 .323 .479 112 10.4 6.8 5.8 3.6
2019 MIN 27 22 93 24 5 0 10 6 17 0 0 0 .276 .323 .678 145 4.1 0.4 1.5 0.8
Career525210255310421849843623318.280.312.48110313.614.216.19.3

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 LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2010 TWI Rk GCL 51 213 .242 .298 .342 .323 107 7.4 7.8 -0.2 140 0 -1.5 1.1 0.6 0.8
2011 ELZ Rk APP 67 298 .262 .331 .406 .370 101 31.3 9.4 0.7 194 0 -3.1 3.0 10.5 2.0
2012 BLT A MID 95 429 .257 .327 .390 .329 99 16.1 12.6 -1 123 0 2.6 0.2 4.6 1.9
2012 TWI Rk GCL 5 20 .237 .308 .315 .375 102 3.6 0.6 0 179 0 -0.1 -0.1 0.6 0.1
2012 MAY Wnt PWL 36 145 .000 .000 .000 .398 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 FTM A+ FSL 52 231 .260 .327 .381 .350 100 14.1 6.8 -0.4 147 0 9.8 -2.5 6.5 2.0
2013 NBR AA EAS 70 313 .254 .326 .386 .355 98 2.8 8.5 -0.7 104 0 -4.1 -1.0 -3.5 -0.1
2013 PUR int WBC 6 14 .000 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 FTM A+ FSL 8 34 .276 .347 .389 .360 99 0.2 1.0 0.1 112 0 -0.6 -1.1 -0.2 -0.1
2014 NBR AA EAS 79 336 .260 .326 .390 .277 104 -8.2 9.2 -0.4 80 0 5.9 -1.9 -12.3 0.0
2015 MIN MLB AL 122 474 .250 .311 .398 .332 108 -3.9 12.8 -3.3 94 9 12.7 4.1 -1.8 2.6
2015 ROC AAA INT 23 100 .259 .318 .364 .267 91 -1.4 2.8 -0.5 98 0 -1.2 -0.5 -1.7 -0.1
2016 MIN MLB AL 92 354 .260 .325 .424 .338 112 -5.1 10.0 -1.1 83 10 -1.3 4.4 -6.4 0.6
2016 ROC AAA INT 41 169 .251 .319 .382 .338 101 6.2 4.7 -0.1 154 0 5.6 1.1 7.7 2.0
2016 MAY Wnt PWL 7 32 .000 .000 .000 .208 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 PUR Wnt CS 5 18 .000 .000 .000 .077 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 MIN MLB AL 151 589 .262 .330 .441 .312 109 7.4 17.2 -4.1 107 9 -2.6 -1.6 7.2 1.6
2018 MIN MLB AL 138 592 .251 .320 .418 .316 104 10.5 16.6 -4.5 112 7 5.8 6.8 10.4 3.6
2019 MIN MLB AL 22 93 .253 .323 .453 .233 100 6.6 2.6 -0.7 145 23 1.5 0.4 4.1 0.8

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2010 TWI Rk GCL 213 194 34 57 9 2 5 85 26 16 28 22 5 .294 .348 .438 .144 0 0
2011 ELZ Rk APP 298 270 71 91 9 9 21 181 60 27 60 17 6 .337 .397 .670 .333 0 1
2012 TWI Rk GCL 20 19 2 7 3 0 1 13 4 1 2 0 0 .368 .400 .684 .316 0 0
2012 MAY Wnt PWL 145 133 18 45 9 0 4 66 20 11 27 2 0 .338 .386 .496 .158 1 0
2012 BLT A MID 429 392 60 116 32 4 12 192 70 31 69 11 11 .296 .345 .490 .194 5 0
2013 PUR int WBC 14 14 0 3 1 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 .214 .214 .286 .071 0 0
2013 FTM A+ FSL 231 207 40 68 13 5 6 109 35 17 29 3 6 .329 .377 .527 .198 5 0
2013 NBR AA EAS 313 289 40 82 19 3 4 119 38 21 67 7 4 .284 .330 .412 .128 2 1
2014 FTM A+ FSL 34 30 5 9 0 0 0 9 4 4 5 1 1 .300 .382 .300 .000 0
2014 NBR AA EAS 336 316 40 75 20 3 8 125 36 17 68 8 4 .237 .277 .396 .158 2
2015 MIN MLB AL 474 453 60 121 18 15 13 208 50 15 118 11 6 .267 .289 .459 .192 3 3
2015 ROC AAA INT 100 95 11 23 2 1 3 36 12 5 17 1 1 .242 .280 .379 .137 0 0
2016 PUR Wnt CS 18 16 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 0 0 .063 .111 .063 .000 1 0
2016 MAY Wnt PWL 32 28 1 5 1 0 0 6 0 4 4 0 0 .179 .281 .214 .036 0 0
2016 MIN MLB AL 354 335 52 90 17 2 10 141 32 12 91 5 2 .269 .295 .421 .152 3 2
2016 ROC AAA INT 169 160 26 51 14 0 7 86 25 7 25 5 3 .319 .343 .538 .219 2 0
2017 MIN MLB AL 589 542 79 157 33 2 27 275 78 35 106 9 8 .290 .328 .507 .218 8 4
2018 MIN MLB AL 592 559 87 161 31 2 24 268 77 30 104 8 2 .288 .323 .479 .191 2 1
2019 MIN MLB AL 93 87 17 24 5 0 10 59 23 6 17 0 0 .276 .323 .678 .402 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2015 1655 0.4749 0.5885 0.7279 0.7150 0.4741 0.7918 0.6408 0.2721 0.0074
2016 1305 0.4628 0.5655 0.7127 0.7070 0.4437 0.7658 0.6399 0.2873 0.0000
2017 2145 0.4858 0.5450 0.7562 0.7054 0.3935 0.7932 0.6935 0.2438 0.0000
2018 2064 0.4743 0.5751 0.7650 0.7324 0.4332 0.8020 0.7085 0.2350 0.0000
2019 327 0.4251 0.5413 0.7910 0.6906 0.4309 0.8542 0.7160 0.2090 0.0000
Career74960.47360.56630.74630.71460.43260.79320.67760.25370.0016

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 MIN $4,190,000
2018 MIN $602,500
2017 MIN $552,500
2016 MIN $542,500
2015 MIN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,697,500
2019Current$4,190,000
4 yrPvs + Cur$5,887,500
4 yrTotal$5,887,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 120 dEdwin Perez1 year/$4.19M (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$4.19M (2019). Re-signed by Minnesota 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.6025M (2018). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5425M (2016). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/14. Re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15.
  • Drafted by Minnesota 2010 (4-135) (Rafael Lopez Landron HS, Guayama, P.R.). $0.2M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 541 71 152 32 3 22 77 37 98 10 5 .306 .356 .516 122 30.2 LF -1 3.0
80o 526 67 144 31 3 20 72 35 97 9 5 .298 .347 .498 116 25.4 LF -1 2.5
70o 515 65 138 29 3 20 69 33 96 9 4 .291 .339 .492 112 22.1 LF -1 2.2
60o 506 62 131 28 2 19 67 32 96 8 4 .281 .327 .471 108 19.4 LF -1 1.9
50o 497 60 126 27 2 18 64 31 95 8 4 .275 .321 .460 105 16.9 LF -1 1.7
40o 488 58 121 26 2 17 62 30 94 8 4 .268 .314 .447 102 14.4 LF -1 1.4
30o 479 56 117 25 2 17 60 29 93 7 4 .264 .310 .444 98 12.0 LF -1 1.2
20o 468 53 112 24 2 16 57 27 92 7 4 .258 .303 .433 94 9.2 LF -1 0.9
10o 453 49 104 22 2 15 53 25 91 7 3 .247 .290 .416 88 5.5 LF -1 0.5
Weighted Mean498601272721865319584.276.323.46110517.2LF -11.7

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DateQuestionAnswer
2019-02-04 16:00:00 (link to chat)What do you prioritize in shallow-ish keeper leagues (12 team/5 keepers per)-- chance for elite performance or value in the keeper price? The specific decision around which I'm considering this is a first round Kershaw vs. an 11th round Eddie Rosario.
(Dave from DC)
I think I prefer the elite performance. You have a shot at finding something comparable to Rosario in the draft or even as a FA. You won't find another Kershaw (although maybe he's a bad example given recent health/performance trends) (Mike Gianella)
2018-07-24 20:00:00 (link to chat)I need a closer to go for a flag in a dynasty, 20 team league. I received Kimbrel on a sell low of Ozuna. (other OF are JDM, Nimmo, Eddie Rosario & Polanco). Seem fair?
(Loria from Milwaukee)
Yes, it seems fair. Nice job addressing a need from a position of strength. (Scooter Hotz)
2016-03-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Will Max Kepler push Eddie Rosario to the bench this summer? Will that be a bad thing, good thing, great thing or just a thing?
(Drew from Mpls)
If he does, that's a great thing, not only for Twins fans, but for baseball in general, which is looking for its first European-trained star. Rosario apparently led the league in triples last year, which is interesting. You could've given me 50 guesses and I wouldn't have picked him. (Michael Baumann)
2015-10-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)Which of the following will make an impact this year above and beyond what they have done to this point Marcus Semien, Steven Souza Jr., Eddie Rosario C.J. Cron,
(OB1 from Tampa)
All those guys are giving you about what you'd expect, no? None were huge upside guys as prospects, and all have been usefulish major league pieces. Semien might benefit from moving off shortstop, but I don't see a huge offensive step forward. Cron is well on his way to being suitably Trumboish, and Souza is an example of the dangers of the 35% K guys I mentioned above. Rosario is another guy I saw a fair bit of on those Rock Cats teams, and he is playing more or less to what I saw. I guess if I had to pick one I'd take Rosario because maybe he can make some marginal approach gains to let the power play a bit more. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2015-09-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Eddie Rosario is having a nice year with the XBH, BABIP down to .336 now so it's stabilizing. Still young, what kind of a hitter does he turn in to and will the OBP always be this low? Does he remain a starter for a while?
(Bizzy Bean from LA)
I think the Twins will give Rosario ample time to remain a starter. His OBP is so low because he doesn't walk or put himself in position to walk. He swings the bat a lot and he doesn't care whether the pitch is in the zone or not. He's obviously had success with that strategy-mostly because hitting the ball hard is the entire point-but in time you'd like to see him rein it in, not to the point where he fundamentally alters who he is at the plate, but to where he's not beating himself by hitting bad pitches. (R.J. Anderson)
2015-09-21 20:30:00 (link to chat)Can you rank these OFs for future: Eddie Rosario, Odubel Herrera, Aaron Altherr, Preston Tucker, Pete O'Brien.
(ColeWhittier from Pasadena, CA)
I'd go Rosario, Herrera, Tucker, Altherr, O'Brien. (Bret Sayre)
2014-07-07 11:00:00 (link to chat)What is a realistic comp for Eddie Rosario? Did his suspension take him out of consideration?
(fsumagic from Houston)
I just saw Rosario in game action and I wasn't all that impressed. He has bat speed and has an approach but I don't love the bat control or some of the swing decisions he makes. From LF, its a tough profile and I'm not sold the power is really going to show up.

But on that squad, I really like Kennys Vargas. That kid has 70 raw and I think some of it will come out to play. Legit power profile from both sides of the plate. (Jason Parks on the Top 50)
2014-06-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Since his suspension the Twins have been playing Eddie Rosario in CF as well as 2b. Have you heard any word on how he's looked? Clearly he'll never be Hicks or Buxton with the glove, but will he be good enough to take over the placeholder role in MN until Buxton is ready? Santana is fun to watch, but he's no CF either.
(Cris E from St Paul, MN)
He's an OF all the way, but I'm not even a huge fan of the bat. It's kind of a tweener profile, and he may be relegated to a utility role. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-05-27 11:30:00 (link to chat)Any word on Eddie Rosario's expected path as he returns from the Land Of Shame? Will he make it to MN this summer? Does Dozier's emergence end his 2B experiment?
(Cris E from St Paul, MN)
He's going to be an OF now, almost positively. Don't know if he makes it to MN in '14, but it certainly hurts his profile a bit that he won't be playing 2B. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-02-26 19:00:00 (link to chat)In a 12 team dynasty 2 round prospect draft, I'm looking at taking a 2B. Which one will help more down the road: Eddie Rosario, Jonathan Schoop, or Mookie Betts?
(fsumagic from TX)
Rosario will likely be the best hitter of the bunch but I dunno if he sticks at 2B. I'll go with Schoop here. (Mauricio Rubio)
2014-02-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Given your feelings on steady mgmt of youngsters, what would you do with Eddie Rosario this spring? After the suspension would you leave hit at 2b or send him back to LF to hit and keep advancing?
(Cris E from St Paul, MN)
He's an outfielder for me. (Jeff Moore)
2014-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think the 50 game suspension means for Eddie Rosario? I mean major league in general and ETA.
(Jacob from Minnesota)
It probably means the end of him as a 2B. He was fringy there as a defender anyway and needed all the reps he could get. If you've been following the Minor League Update, you've seen that he's been really terrible all winter, and even worse since the announcement of this suspension actually came down back in November. He's a 2015 guy at best, but there's some real questions about him. (Jeff Moore)
2013-12-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Alen Hanson or Eddie Rosario?
(Fred from Minnesota)
Rosario (not super high on either, so its close) (Jason Parks)
2013-11-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)I have a dynasty league infield of Starlin, Lawrie, Gyorko, and Dunn, with Baez and Eddie Rosario waiting in the wings. What types of 1B would you target with the minor leaguers in a trade? Could I get a Freeman/Craig/Edwin Encarnacion type? Or do my existing infielders come with a high enough risk (Castro and Lawrie specifically) that I need to hold onto Baez and Rosario?
(TommyC from Illinois)
If you can get a good deal on one of those guys, go for it. But I wouldn't be so quick to deal away your depth with that infield. (Bret Sayre)
2013-11-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)apparently Eddie Rosario is being suspended 50 games according to some guy on twitter. FYI
(phin from interwebz)
That's not some guy on twitter, that's LaVelle Neal. If he's reporting it, it's got legs. (Bret Sayre)
2013-11-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Eddie Rosario sticking at 2nd?
(richardkr34 from Saint Paul, MN)
I don't see it working. He's just not natural there. I think he ends up in the outfield. (Mark Anderson)
2013-11-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)What did you think of Eddie Rosario when you saw him? I was quite underwhelmed.
(Todd from MN)
I put a 52 on him, I think. He didn't have a great game for me--looked a little raw around second, flubbed an opportunity there. I liked his hit tool, but he seemed like a guy who's more interested in hitting for power, which doesn't seem like the best fit for his skills and body type. Lots of hand movement and big load. Think he could be a useful player if he tweaks his approach a bit. (Ben Lindbergh)
2013-09-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think Eddie Rosario is overrated?
(Lukene from Saint Paul)
He's overrated as a second baseman, that's for sure. I like the bat; the approach bothers me a little, but I like his swing and I think he will hit. I don't like his actions at 2B. I think he's a better fir for the outfield, but unless he changes orgs or changes his name to Buxton, he's not going to be patrolling center anytime soon. (Jason Parks)
2013-07-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Jason! Eddie Rosario has been shadowed big time by Buxton and Sano but is he the best 2B prospect in baseball?
(Chris from Minnesota)
He's not. I don't really like him as a 2B; he doesn't field the ball very well and I don't see a lot of feel at the position. I like his bat, but I don't love his approach (he thinks he's a power hitter and drops his back shoulder to launch balls that travel around 375 ft instead of 400 ft.). Give me Kolten Wong every day of the week over Rosario. Every day. (Jason Parks)
2013-05-16 13:00:00 (link to chat)Eddie Rosario a solid MLB 2nd basemen in a few years?
(Travis from Minnesota)
Yes. He can do what major leaguers do: hit. I say this a lot and I'm going to keep saying it until they run my out of this position at BP: Do you know what good hitters do? They f*cking hit. Rosario can hit. It's the most important carrying tool, and he possesses it. Discount him for other reasons, be it his power ceiling or defensive skill-set, but he can put his bat on a baseball, and that's the game. (Jason Parks)
2013-04-04 11:00:00 (link to chat)Has Eddie Rosario's outlook changed with a strong spring? Will he be playing 2B this season and did you get a chance to observe his defense?
(rsambrook from Vancouver)
I wasn't in Florida camp; spent the duration of Spring Training in AZ. But I did hear positive things on Rosario. He has tools; he's a player. I'm not sure what he ends up looking like, but he certainly looks like a future major leaguer. (Jason Parks)
2013-02-25 11:00:00 (link to chat)Can Eddie Rosario become an above-average defender at 2B?
(jdmurphy from New York)
I don't see it, but the raw tools make it a possibility. (Jason Parks on the Top 101 Prospects)
2013-03-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can Dorssys Paulino stick at short? if not, does he move to 2b or 3b? If its 2b, how does he compare offensively with Eddie Rosario?
(Kai from SLO)
I have no clue here, but Dorssys might be new favorite first name: 42.9% esses. There are no esses in my name. This fills me with sadnessssssssss. (Geoff Young)
2012-05-21 14:00:00 (link to chat) I see how Eddie Rosario is doing with his hitting - but how is the change to 2B coming along - do you think he will he be at least an average big league second baseman?
(SenatorsGuy from RFK)
You know what? He's been OK there. It not time to call it a rousing success, but there's every reason to keep trying it. (Kevin Goldstein)
2012-04-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)What's your take on Eddie Rosario, can he make it at 2nd and what is his ceiling?
(Mike from Utica, NY)
I think he can handle 2B; athleticism is present/enough arm/awareness. I think his ceiling is probably a solid-average regular with a chance for more if the bat reaches its potential. Not a superstar. (Jason Parks)
2012-02-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Could you see Eddie Rosario being a .300-25-90 guy at his peak, if things break right?
(Chad from Buffalo Grove)
I don't see him hitting 25. More like 15-20, and I rarely project .300 for anyone. (Kevin Goldstein)


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