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2015 Avg.
.311
 
Career Avg.
.278
Name  Eric Hosmer
Born  10/24/1989
Height  6-4
Weight  225
Number  35
Position  1B
Bats  L
Throws  L
5/14/2015 5:21:00 PM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer in the, 6-3, victory over the Rangers on Thursday.
Insight: Hosmer was 3-for-5 in the game with two RBI and a run. He already has seven home runs this season after only nine last year. Hosmer is hitting .333 with 29 RBI and 22 runs as well.
 
5/9/2015 5:03:00 PM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer continued his hot start to 2015 on Saturday, going 2-for-4 with two RBI in the, 6-2, victory over the Tigers.
Insight: Hosmer hit an RBI-double in the first and then a RBI-single in the second. Hosmer has a six game-hitting streak and is hitting .322/.396/.551 with five home runs and 25 RBI in 118 at-bats this season.
 
5/7/2015 8:42:00 PM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer on Thursday afternoon.
Insight: He had two hits in four at-bats, and now has five homers and 23 RBI on the year. Hosmer has gotten off to a nice start and is also hitting .324 on the year.
 
5/5/2015 10:42:00 PM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer went 2-for-4 with four RBI Tuesday versus Cleveland.
Insight: He had a double and two-run homer, and is now hitting .320 with four home runs and 19 RBI this season.
 
Hot5/5/2015 10:48:00 AM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer is 6-for-12 with four extra-base hits and a 1.500 OPS versus Cleveland right-hander Danny Salazar.
Insight: Hosmer is hitting .313/.396/.490 with 15 RB, 15 runs and three homers in the first 25 games. We like the play on Tuesday.
 
4/30/2015 11:22:00 PM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer had a two-run home run against the Tigers in the, 8-1, victory on Thursday.
Insight: That was Hosmer's third home run of the season as he went 1-for-4. He is hitting .310/.404/.488 with 15 RBI in 84 at-bats this season.
 
4/29/2015 9:26:00 PM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer had a two-run home run against the Indians in the, 7-5, loss on Wednesday.
Insight: Hosmer went 1-for-4 in the game with the homer. It was his second round-tripper of the season. Hosmer is hitting .313 with two home runs and 13 RBI this season.
 
4/26/2015 11:36:00 AM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer is 8-for-22 against White Sox pitcher John Danks in his career.
Insight: All eight of those hits are singles, but Hosmer is off to a good start in 2015, hitting .323 with one home run and 10 RBI. Make sure he is in the lineup on Sunday.
 
4/17/2015 11:15:00 PM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer went 3-for-4 with a run and RBI in the, 6-4, victory over the Athletics on Friday.
Insight: Hosmer is off to a great start this season. With the three hits, he raised his average to .302. He also had nine RBI.
 
4/12/2015 10:18:00 AM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer is a lifetime .182 hitter against Angels starter C.J. Wilson.
Insight: Hosmer has been hitting well this first week, but it might be wise to sit him on Sunday. He has just two singles in 11 at-bats against Wilson in his career.
 
Hot2/18/2015 7:57:00 PM
Description: First baseman Eric Hosmer and the Royals agreed to a two-year, $13.9 million contract according to MLB.com.
Insight: The two sides avoided arbitration with this deal. Hosmer underachieved in the 2014 regular season, hitting .270 with nine home runs and 58 RBI in 503 at-bats, but he played very well in the playoffs. Hopefully, he can carry that streak into 2015.
 
Hot10/26/2014 9:10:00 AM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer had another three hits Saturday night to raise his postseason average to .386.
Insight: After a mediocre regular season, Hosmer has been one of the Royals best hitters.
 
Hot10/15/2014 2:12:00 PM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer is batting clean up in Game 4 of the ALCS against the Orioles on Wednesday.
Insight: With the Royals on the verge of its first World Series trip in nearly 30 years, manager Ned Yost is not changing a thing. He is sticking with the exact same lineup that has won the first seven playoff games this postseason.
 
Hot10/13/2014 11:44:00 AM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer is 7-for-17 (.444) with a pair of home runs against Orioles left-hander Wei-Tin Chen.
Insight: Hosmer only had 58 RBI in 131 games during the regular season and has two homers and seven RBI in 23 postseason at-bats.
 
Hot10/11/2014 8:34:00 PM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer knocked in two runs Saturday night to bring his 2014 playoff total to seven through six games.
Insight: Hosmer only had 58 RBI in 131 games during the regular season. Talk about getting hot at the right time.
 
10/11/2014 9:42:00 AM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer does not have a hit in his career against Orioles starter Bud Norris.
Insight: Hosmer has just five at-bats against Norris, but has yet to reach base against him. It will be tough taking him out of any playoff fantasy lineups, however, as he has been one of the best Royals hitters this postseason.
 
10/5/2014 9:37:00 AM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer may have a tougher time at the plate on Sunday than he has so far in the ALDS against the Angels.
Insight: Hosmer went 3-for-4 with the go-ahead home run in the 11th inning as the Royals took a 2-0 series lead on Friday. However, against Angels Game 3 starter C.J. Wilson, Hosmer is 2-for-11 in his career.
 
10/4/2014 9:09:00 AM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer played the role of hero in Friday night's win over Los Angeles.
Insight: He hit the go-ahead two-run homer in the 11th inning, with one out. Hosmer finished the night going 3-for-4 with a walk and two runs scored. Kansas City takes a 2-0 series lead back home, to try and close it out on Sunday.
 
10/1/2014 9:58:00 AM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs to lead the Royals past the Athletics, 9-8, in the American League Wild Card game on Tuesday.
Insight: Hosmer's RBI put Kansas City ahead in the third. One of his runs came in the eighth inning rally and the other tied the game in the bottom of the 12th.
 
9/1/2014 2:19:00 PM
Description: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer (hand) has been activated from the disabled list.
Insight: This move makes it tough on management because Billy Butler has hit much better since he started playing in the field. The 24-year-old Hosmer is hitting .267 with just six homers, 46 RBI, 45 runs and a .689 OPS in 409 at-bats this season, not good enough for a fantasy first baseman.