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ERIC HOSMER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hosmer's magic October shines light on what needs to happen next

Brian Poldberg saw it in one day. Brian Rupp needed a year to see it. Todd Fitz-Gerald watched it happen over four years. And across one month of October magic, the Kansas City Royals witnessed Eric Hosmer and his potential transform into the offensive force they envisioned when they made him the third overall pick of the 2008 MLB Draft. He mashed his way through his first postseason...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
26 days ago  |  Discuss

First baseman Eric Hosmer, Royals agree to $13.9M, 2-year contract

  First baseman Eric Hosmer and the Kansas City Royals avoided arbitration by agreeing to a $13.9 million, two-year contract. Hosmer gets $5.65 million this year under Wednesday's agreement and $8.25 million in 2016. The 25-year-old hit .270 for the American League champions with 35 doubles, nine homers and 58 RBI. He won his second straight Gold Glove. He made $3.6 million last...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Hosmer, Royals avoid arbitration, agree to two-year, $13.9M contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- First baseman Eric Hosmer and the Kansas City Royals avoided arbitration by agreeing to a $13.9 million, two-year contract. Hosmer gets $5.65 million this year under Wednesday's agreement and $8.25 million in 2016. The 25-year-old hit .270 for the AL champions with 35 doubles, nine homers and 58 RBIs. He won his second straight Gold Glove. He made $3.6 million...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

What the numbers say about Hosmer and Moose…and, it’s not good

      Eight Royals are up for arbitration. The most talked is the corner infield duo of Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas. Hosmer asked for $6.7 million and Moustakas $3.1 million. They want to get paid…and who can blame them? We certainly don’t. But, the question is are they worth their respective requests? Apparently, even suggesting that the duo...
Via Royals Blue
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Miss California USA would like to date Eric Hosmer

I have no issue playing matchmaker during the World Series. Our old sports/pageant analyst friend, and 2013 Miss California, Mabelynn Capeluj just...
Via Busted Coverage
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Hosmer buys $20,000 in drinks for fans at KC bar

The Kansas City Royals completed their sweep of the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday to win their first playoff series since 1985, and they celebrated by inviting fans to a bar in Kansas City’s Power & Light District. Eric Hosmer, who delivered a 2-run home run in Game 3 and is batting .500 with a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: 11th inning magic, again

Eric Hosmer’s home run in the 11th gave the Royals the lead (cleveland.com). The Kansas City Royals defeated the Los Angeles Angels in their second straight 11-inning victory Friday night by a score of 4-1, giving them a 2-0 series. Eric Hosmer hit a two-run home run in the top of the 11th that broke the 1-1 tie. The series will now head to Kansas City for Sunday’s matchup that...
Via isportsweb.com
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals' Hosmer leaves game with hand injury

CHICAGO -- Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was removed from Wednesday's game with the Chicago White Sox because of decreased grip strength in his right hand. The Royals made the announcement after Hosmer was lifted for a pinch hitter in the eighth inning. Hosmer had missed the previous two games after being hit in the hand with a pitch on Sunday. Billy Butler, who played...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox ball girl accidentally fields fair ball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A Boston Red Sox ball girl accidentally fielded a ball that was still in play during Friday night's game against Kansas City. It happened in the top of the fourth inning as Royals batter Eric Hosmer pulled the ball fair down the first base line. The Red Sox ball girl instinctively scooped it up as it curved into foul territory, not realizing...
Via Holdout Sports
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: 3 up and 3 down

Kansas City Royals: 3 up and 3 downOne of the biggest surprises of 2013 was how poorly the Kansas City Royals offense performed. Billy Butler had a down year. Mike Moustakas refuses to figure it out at the big league level. Lorenzo Cain finally logged a significant number of at-bats but didn’t live up to the hype. 2nd base was a disaster no matter who they plugged in. There is...
Via isportsweb.com
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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