Eric Hosmer RUMORS & NEWS

  • Royals Look to Trade Davis and Kennedy, Extend Hosmer

    Royals Blue "It was announced by Jeff Passan on twitter that the Royals are looking to potentially deal Wade Davis as part of a package deal including starting pitcher Ian Kennedy. Davis is under team control for the 2017 season with a $10 million club option, while Ian Kennedy is under contract at least..." July 28

  • Eric Hosmer and the Royals’ closing World Series window

    Today's Knuckleball "The small-market Royals have beaten the odds to make two straight World Series, and win one, thanks to the leadership of superb GM Dayton Moore, an excellent plan based around defense and pitching (and especially bullpen) and a fine band of very nice, win-first players. But with a couple of their..." July 15

  • Before winning All-Star MVP, Eric Hosmer hit a ball so hard it tattooed his bat

    Yahoo! Sports "Dove Tail Bats Model P13435, a 34-inch, 32-ounce piece of rock maple run on a lathe July 7 specifically for Eric Hosmer, has a nickname chiseled into its barrel: The Champ. About 4 inches away from the label of the bat Hosmer swung Tuesday night were muddled, light-blue, backward letters. Put up..." July 13

  • Eric Hosmer wants DH in the National League

    Sportsnaut "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..." May 19

  • Eric Hosmer plays hero after fans flock 1B following Bieber show

    ESPN "Eric Hosmer proved he is more of a heartthrob in Kansas City than Justin Bieber and more than a hero on the baseball field. The Royals first baseman rescued a girl from being trampled after she was knocked down outside the Sprint Center following a Bieber concert Wednesday night. When Hosmer..." April 09

  • Hosmer open to talking extension with Royals

    MLB.com "Certainly the popular narrative about the Royals this offseason has been that the team has a two-year window for future success, closing after the 2017 season. That's when several players -- Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, Lorenzo Cain, Wade Davis, Alcides Escobar, etc. -- could become free..." March 01