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Wilin Rosario clears waivers, outrighted to Triple-A Albuquerque

All four of the players recently designated for assignment by the Rockies have now been dealt with.

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Wilin Rosario outrighted to Triple-A Albuquerque, Rockies hold him for now - The Denver Post
In something of a surprise occurrence, Rockies catcher/first baseman Wilin Rosario cleared waivers after being designated for assignment November 20 and has been assigned to Triple-A Albuquerque. Rosario hit .268/.295/.416 with six home runs in 87 games for the Rockies in 2015, making it the worst offensive season of the four full seasons he has spent with Colorado.

Despite his issues defensively, it was thought that an American League team would pick up Rosario, who has a pair of 20 home run seasons in his career, as a designated hitter. However, none of them did and it looks as if he will begin 2016 in Albuquerque. Nick Groke has the full story on what lies ahead for Rosario.

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While Rosario is no longer catching for the Rockies, both Dustin Garneau and Tom Murphy are hoping to do so in 2016. Thomas Harding has a story on the pair of young catchers who will likely be battling for the job backing up Nick Hundley behind the plate next season.

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