Originally posted on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 1/25/13
KANSAS CITY, Mo. No one knows you better than family. At least that was Royals first baseman Eric Hosmers philosophy this off-season as he made preparations to come back better than ever in 2013. After a dismal season in 2012 in which Hosmer hit just .232 with 14 homers and 60 RBIs, Hosmer went back to his Florida home and worked out with his older brother, Mike Jr. I actually bought a house in the Miami area with some land, Hosmer said. I got a batting cage set up there and I worked out with Mike. During the season its a faster pace and theres a game every night so you dont get a chance to slow things down and analyze it the way you want. I went home and I had my brother take a look at my swing. He's been watching my swing ever since I was a little kid. I told him, 'If you don't see anything that you didn't see when I was a little kid, let me know.' We basically worked the whole offseason and we feel like we're in a good spot now. I finally got to sit back, slow everything dow...
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