Amed Rosario Adapts Quickly To Majors

Mets Final Report

Best Player: SS Amed Rosario

The 21-year-old Rosario’s callup to the Mets came on Aug. 1, when he was installed as the team's starting shortstop. He certainly earned his call up by batting .328/.367/.466 with seven homers and 58 RBIs in 94 games at Triple-A Las Vegas while excelling defensively.

"I think he is going to be a star," Mets manager Terry Collins said. "He has great hands and great actions in the field. He caught up to the speed of the game easily, and he's just going to get better."

In his first month in the majors, Rosario impressed the Mets with his power burst, hitting four homers—including two that gave the Mets the lead in the late innings. "He has more power than I thought he had," Collins said. "Everybody talked about the number of home runs, but they were big hits, and if you get big hits you are going to be dangerous."

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