German Amed Rosario graduated from Centro Educativo Rosario in Santo Domingo, DR...Entered the 2017 season as the Mets top prospect according to Baseball America...Donates cleats, equipment and clothing to area children in his hometown...Enjoys watching movies, going out to eat and shopping in his free time...Helped underprivileged families got on a holiday shopping spree last winter.
Was recalled from Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League on August 1...At age 21, Rosario was the youngest Met to debut since Dilson Herrera, who was 20 when he appeared in his first game with the Mets on August 29, 2014...Rosario was the sixth-youngest player in the majors at the time of his debut...Recorded his first major league hit with an infield single in his major league debut on August 1 at Colorado...Grabbed his first big league RBI with his first career triple on August 2 at Colorado...Tripled in two of his first three career games and is the first Met in team history to do so...Was tied for fourth among NL rookies with four triples...Hit safely in each of his first four games with an at-bat...The last Met to do so was Daniel Murphy in 2008...Missed five games (September 4-8) with swelling in his right index finger...Also missed a series in Miami (September 18-20) with gastroenteritis...Spent a night at the University of Miami hospital...Hit a go-ahead home run in the ninth inning on August 11 at Philadelphia for his first major league homer...At 21 years, 264 days, Rosario became the youngest Mets player to generate a go-ahead homer in the ninth inning or later -- first MLB homer or not -- since David Wright hit one at 21 years, 243 days on August 19, 2004 at Colorado...Research courtesy of Elias...At the time of his home run, only three active major leaguers hit their first home run as a go-ahead homer in the ninth inning or later...They were Javier Baez (2014), Jay Bruce (2008) and Miguel Cabrera (2003)...Research courtesy of Elias...Hit his second career homer with his two-run home run off Aroldis Chapman on August 15...Rosario (21 years, 268 days) and Dominic Smith (22 years, 61 days) both homered on August 15 and are the first pair of Mets under the age of 23 to homer in the same game since David Wright (22 years, 247 days) and José Reyes (22 years, 74 days) did so on August 24, 2005 in the Mets' 18-4 win at Arizona...Connected on his second go-ahead homer on August 27 at Washington in the first game of a doubleheader...According to Elias, at the time of his home run, Rosario and Cody Bellinger were the only two 21-year-olds to have two game-winning home runs in late-inning pressure situations...Batted .279 (17-61) with three doubles, one triple and eight runs scored in 17 September games...Hit .328 (129-393) with 19 doubles, seven triples, seven home runs, 58 RBI, 19 stolen bases and 66 runs scored in 94 games for the 51s...At the time of his promotion, Rosario was among the PCL leaders in hits (second), triples (tied for ninth), batting average (10th) and stolen bases (tied for third)...Was named a PCL mid-season and post-season All-Star, the PCL Rookie of the Year and participated in his second consecutive SiriusXM Futures Game...Entered the season as the Mets' top prospect according to Baseball America and was MLB. com's second-best prospect in all of baseball at the time of his promotion.
Named the Sterling Organizational Co-Player of the Year along with outfielder Brandon Nimmo...Hit a combined .324 (155-479) with 24 doubles, 13 triples, five home runs, 71 RBI, 19 stolen bases and a .374 on-base percentage in 120 combined games between St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League and Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League...Selected to the SiriusXM Futures Game on July 10 as part of All-Star Week in San Diego...Named a Florida State League mid-season AllStar...Selected as the Most Exciting Player in the FSL by Baseball America...Had 47 multi-hit games (32 two-hit games, 13 three-hit games and two games with four hits - June 9 at Dunedin and September 1 at Altoona)...Registered a pair of four-RBI games with St. Lucie (April 23 vs. Bradenton and April 26 at Charlotte)...Batted .383 (31-81) with runners in scoring position with St. Lucie and hit .324 (23-71) with runners in scoring position with Binghamton...Had a 10-game hitting streak upon joining Binghamton on June 23...Hit safely in 20 of his first 21 games with the BMets (32-78, .410).
Selected to the New York-Penn League All-Star team.