Eric Hosmer #35 - 1B

Kansas City

  • Age: 24
  • DOB: 1989/10/24
  • POB: South Miami, FL
  • Height: 6-4 Weight: 225lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 3
  • Drafted by Kansas City in 2008 (1st round).
  • Current Status: Fractured right hand, 15-day DL, 15-day DL
Year to date104409451092706462774326.267.312.377.689
On Pace140551611473608623610043-.267.312.377.689

Scouting Report

AssetsOwns a sweet left-handed stroke. Has power potential and plate patience, can hit for average and is also a very good glove man and athlete. Displays all-round ability.
FlawsMust prove capable of hitting left-handers with consistency at the big-league level. Must also meet expectations, especially in terms of his home-run prowess.
Career potentialTalented first baseman with upside.

Honours and Awards

2013AL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
2010Carolina League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/08/01Right hand injury, 15-day DL.
2014/07/29Missed 1 game (bruised right hand).
2014/07/27Bruised right hand, day-to-day.
2014/07/23Missed 2 games (right hand injury).
2014/07/21Right hand injury, day-to-day.
2014/01/17Re-signed by the Kansas City Royals to a one-year contract.
2013/04/14Missed 1 game (right quad).
2013/04/13Right quad, day-to-day.
2013/02/20Re-signed by the Kansas City Royals to a one-year contract.
2012/10/03Missed the last 6 regular season games (strained right shoulder).
2012/09/28Strained right shoulder, day-to-day.
2012/02/18Re-signed by the Kansas City Royals to a one-year contract.
2011/05/05Contract purchased from Omaha (AAA).


2014/08/22Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (3rd overall) in 2008.

Career Stats

2014Kansas CityAL104409451092706462774326.267.312.377.689
2013Kansas CityAL159623861883431779511001148.302.353.448.801
2012Kansas CityAL152535651242221460569516110.232.304.359.663
2011Kansas CityAL12852366153273197834821159.293.334.465.799
2010NW ArkansasAA5019539611431335152731-.313.365.615.980
2008Idaho FallsR31124200232000.364.533.5451.078


GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage

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