|Hometown:||East Hartford, CT|
Before joining the Wild Things in July 2012, Rosa was with the Normal Cornbelters of the Frontier League. He accumulated nine runs on 31 hits, including three homeruns and 14 RBI in 39 games.The East Hartford, CT resident, was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 39th round of the 2005 MLB June Amateur Draft from East Hartford High School and the Chicago Cubs in the 22nd round of the 2006 MLB June Amateur Draft from Florida Gateway College. He split time in 2007 with the AZL Cubs (Rookie), of the Arizona League and the Boise Hawks (Class A) of the Northwest League. He joined the Peoria Chiefs (Class A) of the Midwest League for the 2008 season and part of 2009. He finished the 2009 season with the Daytona Cubs (Class A) of the Florida State League. In 2010, Rosa joined the New Jersey Jadicals, of the Independent Canadian-American Association, before returning to the Chiefs. His 2010 season concluded with a total of 12 runs, 6 doubles, 13 RBI, and a .161 batting average over 49 games played.