Originally written February 12, 2013 on The Fantasy Fix:
Eric Hosmer Over the next week or so we will be releasing teasers of our staff consensus rankings with the hopes that you will break the bank and purchase our 2013 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit to see the full versions, and more importantly, show us your support. Thanks in advance. Here are the first basemen we have ranked 11-15, guys who will be 1B options in the middle rounds of your mixed league drafts. 11. Eric Hosmer | 1B | KC Fantasy baseball owners were salivating over Hosmer during the 2012 draft season — reaching for the first baseman entering his sophomore season as high as the second round in some instances — based on his impressive finish to twenty-eleven. Unfortunately, Hosmer never met the expectations that fantasy analysts established for him, seemingly falling into the “sophomore slump” black hole shortly after the Royals broke camp. Hosmer came out of the gate a little sluggish, slashing .188/.274/.388 with five homers and 13 RBIs in 95 March/April plate appearances. A...
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