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German Amed Valdez Rosario (born November 20, 1995) is a Dominican professional baseball shortstop for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Amed Rosario
Amed Rosario At Citi Field in 2017.jpg
Rosario with the Mets in 2017
New York Mets – No. 1
Shortstop
Born: (1995-11-20) November 20, 1995 (age 23)
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 1, 2017, for the New York Mets
MLB statistics
(through 2018 season)
Batting average.255
Home runs13
Runs batted in61
Teams

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Minor leaguesEdit

Rosario signed with the New York Mets as an international free agent in July 2012 for $1.75 million.[1][2] It was the largest international signing bonus given by the Mets.[3] Rosario made his professional debut in 2013 with the Kingsport Mets. He started 2014 with the Brooklyn Cyclones and was promoted to the Savannah Sand Gnats in September.[4] Rosario was promoted to the Binghamton Mets on June 23, 2016. He was named to the 2016 MLB All Star Futures Game and went 1-for-2 in the game. Rosario ended 2016 with a .324 batting average, 5 home runs, and 71 RBIs.[5]

The Mets added Rosario to their 40-man roster after the 2016 season.[6]

Major leaguesEdit

Rosario made his MLB debut on August 1, 2017 against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.[7][8] In that game, Rosario recorded his first career Major League hit off of Scott Oberg.[9] On August 11, 2017, Rosario hit his first career Major League home run off of Héctor Neris.[10] He had his first career multi-home run game on May 20, 2018, hitting two home runs against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

International careerEdit

On October 29, 2018, he was selected MLB All-Stars at 2018 MLB Japan All-Star Series[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Amed Rosario prospecto dominicano firma por un millón 750 mil dólares". elnacional.com.do (in Spanish). Retrieved December 4, 2014.
  2. ^ "Amed Rosario, de La Javilla, es codiciado por equipos de GL". hoy.com.do. Retrieved December 4, 2014.
  3. ^ "Is Mets prospect Amed Rosario a lottery ticket for franchise?". NJ.com. Retrieved December 4, 2014.
  4. ^ "Mets promote first round pick Michael Conforto and Amed Rosario". NJ.com. Retrieved December 4, 2014.
  5. ^ "Amed Rosario Stats, Highlights, Bio | MiLB.com Stats | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". Milb.com. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  6. ^ "Mets add shortstop Amed Rosario, four others to 40-man roster - Mets Blog". ESPN. November 18, 2016. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  7. ^ August 1, 2017 at 3:43a ET (August 1, 2017). "Mets' Rosario set for debut against Rockies (Aug 01, 2017)". FOX Sports. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  8. ^ Kernan, Kevin (August 2, 2017). "Amed Rosario learns valuable lesson in Mets big league debut | New York Post". Nypost.com. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  9. ^ Georgatos, Dennis (August 2, 2017). "Amed Rosario records first major league hit in Mets loss". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Associated Press. Retrieved August 3, 2017.
  10. ^ "Amed Rosario's First Homer Leads Mets Over Phillies". Associated Press. August 12, 2017. Via Hartford Courant. courant.com. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  11. ^ "2018日米野球 MLBオールスターチーム コーチ・出場予定選手発表". 野球日本代表 侍ジャパン オフィシャルサイト (in Japanese). October 29, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2018.

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