2023 Fantasy Outlook
Rooker flashed impressive power at Triple-A in 2022, logging a .289/.395/.649 slash line, 28 home runs, 88 RBI and 27 doubles in 81 contests. In the majors, he logged 16 games with the Royals and the Padres to little effect. mainly serving in a reserve role. Entering his age-28 season, Rooker is beginning to look like a Quadruple-A type of player -- he tears up Triple-A but can't put it all together after major-league call-ups. He was waived by the Royals and claimed by the Athletics in November, so a spot on the 40-man roster should put him in contention for a starting spot in the Oakland outfield or as the designated hitter heading into 2023, though it's far from a guarantee he can secure anything more than a short-side platoon role. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a one-year contract with the Athletics in March of 2023.
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