Originally written September 19, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
There have been two familiar sights with Colorado Rockies rookie catcher Wilin Rosario -- trotting around the bases after another home run and scampering toward the backstop for a ball he should have caught. Rosario did both Tuesday night as the Rockies lost 6-3 to the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. Colorado has lost four straight after beginning the current road trip with a win at San Diego. This is the Rockies' longest losing streak since a five-game skid July 27-Aug. 1. They have also lost six of their past seven games and 11 of their past 13. Rosario hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning off Santiago Casilla, who was brought in to face him. The homer cut the Giants' lead to 4-2. It was Rosario's 25th homer of the season, tying him with Todd Helton for the franchise record for home runs by a rookie. Helton hit 25 homers in 1998. The major league record for home runs by a rookie catcher is 35 by Mike Piazza in 1993. The two RBI gave Rosario 66 for th...
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