At one point in time, New York Mets shortstop Amed Rosario was the top prospect in baseball and he was projected to be the next big stud for them. He has struggled many times season and people have wondered if Rosario was already proving to be a bust at the shortstop position at just 22 years old. Is he starting to be a better player now?
Amed Rosario played a large role in the Mets doubleheader on Thursday against the Philadelphia Phillies. He went a combined 6-for-11 from the plate with one home run and four RBI’s, along with one stolen base. Rosario also walked once.
His overall batting average is .245 with six home runs and 37 RBI’s, along with 14 stolen bases. Rosario’s on-base percentage is .289.
After the month of June, Amed Rosario only had four home runs and 19 RBI’s, along with four stolen bases. His batting average then was .216 and his on-base percentage was .284.
He has been batting lead off a lot lately and this is where Rosario should be batting. He has a ton of speed, but Rosario needs to work on drawing more walks and getting on base more often. Amed Rosario is also playing better in the field and his potential is starting to show. He was batting in the bottom of the order in the beginning of the year.
The Mets have 42 games remaining and Rosario will probably play in 38-40 of them. He has been finding a groove lately and he needs to continue it. If Amed Rosario does that, he is going to be the real deal for them in the long run.