Wilin Rosario C/1B COL 2 days ago

Rosario is out of the lineup Sunday against the Diamondbacks, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports.

Rosario had started back-to-back games at first base, going 1-for-7 with three strikeouts over that span. He'll give way to Ben Paulsen on Sunday, as the two continue to battle for reps in the absence of Justin Morneau (concussion).

Wilin Rosario C/1B COL 3 days ago

Rosario went 1-for-3 with a walk and a two-run double in Friday's 4-3 loss to the Diamondbacks.

Rosario received the start at first base over Ben Paulsen even with the right-handed Chase Anderson on the mound for the Diamondbacks, and the lineup decision paid off immediately when he sparked a three-run first inning with the double. The Rockies weren't able to score Rosario when he led off the top of the 10th inning with a walk, but the loss nor the team's recent offensive struggles don't fall on his shoulders. Rosario has been one of the more productive hitters through eight games of the Rockies' 10-game road trip, going 7-for-22 with two doubles, three RBI, and two walks.

Wilin Rosario C/1B COL 1 week ago

Rosario went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI Saturday, getting another start at first base despite the Rockies facing right-hander Tim Lincecum.

That's four multi-hit performances in four starts for Rosario, whose hot bat has caused the Rockies to move away from a platoon with Ben Paulsen at first base. Once Rosario cools down though, expect him to start seeing the bench more often against same-side pitching.

Wilin Rosario C/1B COL 2 weeks ago

Rosario went 3-for-4 with an RBI, a run scored, and his second stolen base of the season in Thursday's win over the Diamondbacks.

Rosario started all three games of the series against Arizona and submitted a 7-for-11 showing at the plate that included three RBI. His productivity will likely slow down as the Rockies embark on a three-city, 10-game road trip beginning Friday, but for the time being, Rosario looks like he'll serve as the team's primary first baseman.

Wilin Rosario C/1B COL 2 weeks ago

Rosario went 2-for-3 and connected on a double and a home run in Tuesday's 10-4 win over the Diamondbacks.

Manager Walt Weiss typically prefers to utilize Rosario against lefty pitchers, but with the Rockies down two outfielders in Corey Dickerson (foot) and Carlos Gonzalez (knee), Ben Paulsen was forced to make the start in left field. That paved the way for Rosario to slot in at first base against Chase Anderson, and he didn't disappoint, notching his first extra-base hits since his two-homer game against the Marlins on June 6. Though not a righty masher by any means, Rosario is at least slashing a so-so .269/.278/.487 against them this season.

Wilin Rosario C/1B COL 3 weeks ago

Rosario is batting fourth for the Rockies against the Astros on Monday, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

Rosario and Ben Paulsen have been sharing the workload at first base for the injured Justin Morneau (concussion) and it appears that Rosario will get the lion's share of plate appearances Monday. With just one hit over Colorado's past eight games, however, Rosario is a notch below Paulsen's production as Paulsen has five hits over that same time span.

Wilin Rosario C/1B COL 1 month ago

Rosario went 3-for-5 with two home runs, three RBI and three runs scored in Saturday's win over the Marlins.

He doubled his home run total on the season in the span of two innings, going yard in the third then again in the fourth. Ben Paulsen had started the previous four games at first base, and is 18-for-56 with four homers in 19 games with Colorado, but perhaps this performance will help Rosario earn a slightly larger share of the playing time until Justin Morneau (concussion) returns to action.

Wilin Rosario C/1B COL 1 month ago

Rosario is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Reds, MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports.

Rosario will sit for the fourth time in five games, as manager Walt Weiss has shown a preference to use Ben Paulsen at first base of late. Due to his struggles against right-handed pitching, Rosario may continue to find himself on the low end of the timeshare until Justin Morneau (concussion) returns from the DL.

Wilin Rosario C/1B COL 1 month ago

Rosario is out of the lineup Sunday against the Giants.

Manager Walt Weiss elected to go with the red-hot Ben Paulsen for the Sunday start at first base, giving the Rockies an extra lefty bat to counter Giants right-hander Tim Hudson. While Rosario does his best work against southpaws, he'll continue to find himself in the lineup most nights regardless of the matchup until Justin Morneau (concussion) returns to action.

Wilin Rosario C/1B COL 1 month ago

Rosario went 3-for-5 with a double, RBI, and a run scored in Friday's 11-8 loss to the Giants.

Rosario has yet to cool down since being recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque on May 8 and replacing the concussed Justin Morneau as the Rockies' everyday first baseman. He's batting 15-for-47 (.319) in May, chipping in a homer, six RBI, and seven runs. His time behind the plate last season likely makes him catcher-eligible in most formats, and he'll be one of the better fantasy options at that position until Morneau comes back from the DL.