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Kansas City Royals: The dynamic duo shines in All-Star Game

No matter who is on what team, it seems as if the American League always dominates the All-Star game; this year was no different. The American League defeated the National League by a score of 4-2, with the help of none other than Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez. If you’re a Kansas City Royals fan, this is a great sign as to what the second half of the season holds for the defending...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera gave up at-bat to help Eric Hosmer win All-Star MVP

Even though his Detroit Tigers are division rivals of the Kansas City Royals, that didn’t stop Miguel Cabrera from doing a really cool thing for Eric Hosmer in Tuesday night’s All-Star game. After Hosmer homered in the second inning and drove in a run in the third, Cabrera, realizing that the Royals first baseman was in position to win the game MVP, told AL manager Ned Yost he...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Hosmer homered so hard he tattooed his bat with the ball

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was named All-Star Game MVP after homering, singling and driving in two runs in the American League's 4-2 win over the National League on Tuesday night.How hard did Hosmer hit that second-inning homer? Hard enough to tattoo his bat with the ink from the baseball:Hosmer's bat headed to the Hall of Fame after the All-Star Game. Luckily,...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hosmer and Salvy blast home runs in AL's 4-2 All-Star win; Hosmer named MVP

SAN DIEGO -- Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance to defend their World Series title.The Royals duo homered off former Kansas City teammate Johnny Cueto during a six-pitch span in the second inning, Hosmer added an RBI single and the American League beat the Nationals 4-2 Tuesday night for their fourth...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Let’s Talk About Eric Hosmer’s Defense

There’s another disagreement regarding the Kansas City Royals and advanced metrics. If you’re still standing, you may take another drink. This time, it’s Eric Hosmer and the defensive metrics. The Kansas City Star‘s Rustin Dodd penned a column over the weekend regarding the disconnect between the perception of Hosmer’s defense and the evaluation of Hosmer’s defense. It’s...
Via Fangraphs
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

An Annual Reminder from Eric Hosmer and Adam Jones

If you woke up this morning, looked at the WAR Leaderboards for position players and saw Mike Trout, Jose Altuve, and Manny Machado near the top, you might have had an inclination that all is right with the world. After all, those three players are some of the very best in major-league baseball, and we would expect to see them at the top of the list. Of course, when you look closely...
Via Fangraphs
June 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Eric Hosmer wants DH in the National League

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer wants to see the designated hitter in the National League. Not only does he want to see it, but it’s something that he sees as a pressing issue. In the most recent “What the Blank?” section of The Players’ Tribune, Hosmer was asked what he’d do if he were Major League Baseball’s Commissioner for a day? He simply responded...
Via Sportsnaut
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Eric Hosmer thought he made mistake by trying to score

Eric Hosmer scored the tying run for the Kansas City Royals in the ninth inning Sunday night on a heads-up baserunning play that could have just as easily gone down as a boneheaded decision. In fact, Hosmer openly admitted he regretted his decision as soon as he took off for home. After the Royals defeated the New York Mets in Game 5 to close out the World Series, Hosmer was asked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals beat Mets in 14 innings on walk-off RBI sac fly

It took 14 innings and over five hours, but the Kansas City Royals finally prevailed over the New York Mets 5-4 to take Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Eric Hosmer came up to the plate with the bases loaded and nobody out in the bottom of the 14th just looking to push across the winning run. He delivered an RBI sac fly to deep right to take care of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Eric Hosmer returns home to Cincinnati: ‘He’s freaking King Kong around here’

By Jesse Reed Eric Hosmer and the Kansas City Royals are headed to Cincinnati to play the Reds. The road trip offers a rare opportunity for Hosmer to return to his old stomping grounds where he dominated his peers at the high school level. For two summers, Hosmer played for Midland High School, earning a reputation as a man amongst boys. “He’s freaking King Kong around here...
Via Sportsnaut
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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