Originally written on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 7/8/13
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas came up through the minor league system with Eric Hosmer, and he's here to tell you that as hot as Hosmer has been lately, we haven't seen anything yet. "There's a lot more coming from him," Moustakas says, nodding toward his clubhouse neighbor's locker. "He hasn't even reached his full potential yet. He's been swinging the bat really well lately, but I know I've seen him even hotter. "That's still coming." That's certainly encouraging news for Royals fans, who have witnessed a complete transformation from Hosmer in the last six weeks. Hosmer's story is familiar to any Royals fan -- a first-round pick in 2008, he tore through the minor leagues before making a huge splash in his rookie year in 2011, when he hit .293 with 19 homers, 78 RBIs and 11 steals. Then came a vicious sophomore slump as Hosmer's numbers dropped to .232 with 14 homers and 60 RBIs. And this year started even worse: Hosmer seemed to be reduced to a ligh...
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