José Rosado

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José Rosado
Born: (1974-11-09) November 9, 1974 (age 42)
Jersey City, New Jersey
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
June 12, 1996, for the Kansas City Royals
Last MLB appearance
April 30, 2000, for the Kansas City Royals
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 37–45
Earned run average 4.27
Strikeouts 484
Career highlights and awards
Medal record
Representing Puerto Rico
Men's Baseball
World Baseball Classic
Silver medal – second place 2013 San Francisco Team

Jose Antonio Rosado (born November 9, 1974) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Kansas City Royals from 1996 to 2000. He was drafted by the Royals in the 12th round of the 1994 amateur draft. He was a successful pitcher before his career was effectively ended by a torn rotator cuff. Rosado was the winning pitcher in the 1997 MLB All-Star Game despite giving up a home run to Javy Lopez. He also gave up Paul Molitor's 3000th career hit on September 16, 1996. Of trivial note, Rosado pitched for the American League in the first two All-Star Games to be telecast by the Fox Television Network (1997, 1999).

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