Originally written on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 11/17/14
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- OK, so this one comes totally out of left field. Well, actually, it comes totally out of right field. Consider this possibility: In search of more offense this off-season, the Royals find it more economically feasible to land a free-agent first baseman or designated hitter than a right fielder. Therefore, they ask Eric Hosmer -- who has played some right field at this level -- to make the switch from first base to the outfield, much like the switch Alex Gordon made from third base to left field. The idea is not totally far-fetched, Royals general manager Dayton Moore said. "Those are good questions or possibilities," Moore told me. "Those are things you ask your staff and things you debate. "Eric Hosmer can do a lot of things on a baseball field because he is so athletic. The fact that he is left-left (hitter and thrower) puts him in a position to play first base and outfield. But he would do whatever we asked him to do." Hosmer said he would be open to th...
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