Eric Hosmer RUMORS & NEWS

  • Royals owner: Extension with Hosmer 'will be difficult'

    Kansas City Star "It has always been true that a long-term contract between the Royals and Eric Hosmer has more forces working against than for it. The two sides share a mutual respect and admiration, and team and player have grown together in unison. But richer clubs will be looking for first basemen this..." March 15

  • Four core Royals players likely to hit free agency after contract talks stall

    Fanrag Sports "There is no evidence of any progress, or even any ongoing contract talks, with any of the Royals’ four everyday players due to become free agents after this season – Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain, Mike Moustakas and Alcides Escobar — and the expectation now is that all may well reach free agency at..." March 06

  • Eric Hosmer: “I Never Said Anything About A 10-Year Deal”

    MLB Trade Rumors "While the Royals and first baseman Eric Hosmer will discuss a contract extension until Opening Day, there’s only a “remote” chance a deal will come together by then, per Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star. Kansas City has “been nothing but supportive,” Hosmer said Monday, but Dodd writes that..." February 21

  • Royals reportedly talking extension with Hosmer, but not other pending free agents

    Fox Sports "He wants to stay. All of the Royals’ potential free agents want to stay. But as first baseman Eric Hosmer puts it, “I realize what hand Dayton was dealt.” Which isn’t to say that “Dayton” — Royals general manager Dayton Moore — is conceding that he will lose Hosmer, the most coveted of the..." February 20