Expecting decision on #Rockies Wilin Rosario arbitration today. He asked for $3.3 million, Rox countered with $2.8 million.
Source: Wilin Rosario files at $3.3 million, #Rockies offer $2.8 million.
Hardball Talk "According to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post, the Rangers continue to talk to the Rockies about a trade for Wilin Rosario. We heard last week that the Rockies were “trying to move” Rosario, who is a poor defensive catcher and slipped to a .739 OPS (93 OPS+) this past season. However, he..." December 10
Sources: #Rockies trying to move Rosario. Poor defensive catcher, better fit for AL. Rox thought about playing him in RF last season.
Denver Post "The Bull is almost back. Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario has reported to Triple-A Colorado Springs and will play a couple of rehab games for the Sky Sox beginning Friday, but manager Walt Weiss confirmed that Rosario could be back in the Rockies’ lineup on Sunday for the series finale vs. the..." May 18
#Rockies will place Rosario on DL. Needed to make move for Chacin. Rosario has viral infection
Denver Post "Wilin Rosario’s aching left hand was packed in ice late Monday night after the Rockies’ 8-5 victory over the Diamondbacks, but at least there was a smile on his face. An MRI showed no broken bones or structural damage to his hand or wrist. He remains day to day and there are no plans, for now..." April 29
Denver Post "Wilin Rosario walked through the Rockies' clubhouse Wednesday with ice packs on his thighs. All he needed was a tear-away jersey and he would have been a dead ringer for former Houston Oilers running back Earl Campbell. "Who?" Rosario said looking puzzled. Campbell was a bulldozer. Rosario..." August 17
Denver Post "Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario will find out biopsy results Friday on what he called a “water fungus” on his arms. Rosario said it has not affected his play, but he became concerned when the issues with his skin spread and continued to linger. “I’m not going to worry about it. All I can do is..." June 15
Denver Post "Walt Weiss was hired Nov. 8. He officially became the Rockies' manager Tuesday night. As he walked to the mound to remove Jhoulys Chacin, Weiss was booed. Not lustily, or with vigor, but there was enough noise to provide a clear signal of the fans' agitation over sticking with Chacin through..." May 22
Denver Post "A small, quiet crowd was soaking up the sunshine on the back fields at the Rockies' spring training complex. Suddenly, there was a startling crack of the bat, followed by gasps. And then the chatter started. "Did you see that? Holy cow! Who is that?" an elderly man in a floppy hat asked of no one..." March 26
Rockies might not find taker for R. Hernandez, who is due $3.2M. Release possible. Torrealba will back up Rosario.
Denver Post "Walt Weiss possesses a dry sense of humor. But even he wasn't about to feign concern after his Rockies were unable to hit Jeremy Guthrie for four innings. He has more pressing issues. Like trying to whittle down his roster. The Rockies will announce it by e-mail, so no need to worry about..." March 20