Eddie Rosario homers on first pitches he sees in MLB debut


Eddie Rosario was promoted from Triple-A Rochester on Monday and drew his first start Wednesday night against the Athletics. Here is the very first pitch of his very first major league at-bat …

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According to MLB.com beat writer Rhett Bollinger, the 23-year-old Rosario is the sixth player in Twins history to homer in his first major league at-bat but the first player in Twins history to do it on the first pitch. He was listed 60th on the top-100 prospect rankings at Baseball Prospectus prior to the 2014 season but fell off those rankings entirely after batting .237/.277/.396 in 79 games at Double-A New Britain last summer.