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Rosario having a solid rookie season

Rockies' catcher nearly forgotten amid a disappointingly long year in Colorado

Originally Published: September 25, 2012
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

After lingering on the fringes of the National League Rookie of the Year debate, Colorado Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario is working his way back into the conversation in increments of 400 to 450 feet.

Rosario, 23, is rarely mentioned as a top candidate for the award even though his offensive numbers trump several other position players with higher profiles. He leads NL rookies with an .851 OPS and 26 homers, the fourth highest total for a rookie catcher in Major League Baseball history and ...

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