The long ball came off the bat of Cubs designated hitter Kyle Schwarber in the top of the second inning in the 11-10 setback Sunday at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas.
Schwarber walked to the plate as the second batter of the second inning with the game still scoreless. He went down 0-2 in the count against Rangers starter Lance Lynn before working the count even at 2-2.
Lynn threw in a 94.1-mph fastball for his fifth offering of the exchange. Schwarber smacked the pitch to center field for a 406-foot moonshot. The solo shot had an exit velocity of 107 mph and launch angle of 25 degrees, according to Statcast. But those statistics were no problem for Rosario.
The Cubs reliever was sitting with other pitchers in a row of chairs when he slowly lifted his hat in his right hand and caught the homer.