Date of Birth: 08/29/1990
Height: 6' 1" Weight: 170 lbs
Resides: Tampa, FL
Previous Team: Tennessee (AA, CHC)
Highest Level: AAA
Jose Rosario heads to New Britain for his 10th season of professional baseball and first in the Atlantic League. He last pitched in 2017 as a member of the Chicago Cubs organization, splitting time between Triple-A Iowa and Double-A Tennessee.
The 28-year-old was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Cubs in 2008, and spent his entire professional career with the organization, reaching as high at the Triple-A level. His most impressive campaign came in 2016 when he split time with Triple-A Iowa, Double-A Tennessee, and Single-A Myrtle Beach. In 45 combined appearances, the righthander posted a 2.50 ERA with 14 saves and 47 strikeouts over the course of 54.0 innings of work.
In 176 career minor league outings, Jose owns 28 wins with a 4.84 ERA, 17 saves and 440 strikeouts in 509.0 innings pitched.