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Wilin Rosario signs free agent deal in Korea

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The former Rockies catcher and first baseman will be playing overseas in 2016.

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Former Rockies' C Wilin Rosario Heading To Korea - TKB

According to his Winter League team, Estrellas Orientales, former Rockies catcher and first baseman Wilin Rosario has signed with a team in the Korean Baseball Organization for the 2016 season.

Rosario was non-tendered by the Rockies after hitting .268/.295/.416 with six home runs in 231 at bats in 2015, his first season as a full baseman, Much of the speculation around Rosario's move to Korea is that he will be returning to the catcher position in the KBO.

While Rosario's destination is not confirmed officially, many, including Albuquerque Isotopes beat writer Chris Jackson, believe that he will end up with the Hanwha Eagles, where he would join former teammate Esmil Rogers, who posted a 2.97 ERA in 75⅔ innings with Hanwha in 2015.

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