Rosario wanted to make a good impression and was eight minutes late to his introductory press conference on January 28, 2018 because he wanted to wear a suit. He wore a grey suit with a light-blue tie.
Source: Daily Sports 1/28/2018
April 18 vs Chunichi at Nagoya Dome – Rosario recorded the first modasho of his NPB career.
Source: Daily Sports 4/18/2018
Rosario asked the Hanshin Tigers to prepare a catcher’s mitt for him during contract negotiations in December 2017. The Tigers are planning to use Rosario at first, but having the option to use him at catcher would give them more roster flexibility. Rosario seems fully prepared to play where ever the team needs him. Source: Daily Sports 12/30/2017