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Eric Hosmer
Birthdate: 10/24/1989 (24 y, 9 m, 5 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-4/220     Position: 1B
Drafted: 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 3, Overall: 3, Team: Kansas City Royals
Contract: $3.6M / 1 Years (2014)
RotoWire News: Hosmer (hand) remains out of the lineup Sunday against the Indians, AM 610's Josh Vernier reports. (7/27/2014)
Injury: Hand, Day-To-Day



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2008Royals (R)315022020.0 %13.3 %.182.444.364.533.545.511197    
2009Royals (A)7932753149313.5 %20.8 %.129.314.254.352.382.341109    
2009Royals (A+)27107191008.4 %20.6 %.093.257.206.280.299.27365    
2010Rafters (R)198801214010.2 %11.4 %.089.232.203.284.291.27349    
2010Royals (A+)87375748511111.7 %10.4 %.191.382.354.429.545.430167    
2010Royals (AA)5021113393537.1 %12.8 %.303.310.313.365.615.430165    
2011Royals (AAA)2611832115316.1 %13.6 %.143.500.439.525.582.493187    
2011Royals128563196678116.0 %14.6 %.172.314.293.334.465.3431131.09.7-20.30.8
2012Royals152598146560169.4 %15.9 %.127.255.232.304.359.291803.9-10.0-25.4-1.7
2013Royals159680178679117.5 %14.7 %.146.335.302.353.448.3501200.215.6-9.43.1
2014Steamer148643208182118.6 %13.8 %.167.306.285.348.452.3481180.413.8-11.62.5
2014Oliver143600167774127.8 %14.3 %.156.328.299.354.455.3521211.315.5-13.62.3
2014Fans (35)156682228790158.5 %14.8 %.175.322.296.355.471.3581251.220.8-11.03.5
2014ZiPS156657208177148.2 %15.1 %.162.325.296.353.459.3531220.716.8-13.72.7
2014Royals1014356454536.2 %15.9 %.113.309.271.317.383.30993-5.3-8.6-6.9-0.2
2014ZiPS (R)562376282747.6 %15.3 %.146.320.288.342.434.340115-0.23.8-4.50.8
2014ZiPS (U)15767212737276.7 %15.7 %.125.313.277.326.401.320101-5.5-4.8-11.40.6
2014Steamer (R)502246272737.9 %14.6 %.151.308.281.340.433.339114-0.23.4-3.90.7
2014Steamer (U)15165912727266.8 %15.4 %.126.309.274.325.400.319100-5.5-5.2-10.80.6
Total- - -540227656262262417.4 %15.2 %.141.304.275.329.417.325103-0.26.7-62.02.1


SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2008Royals (R)311154220022302100000.364
2009Royals (A)79280327714717253149443680301032.254
2009Royals (A+)279710720152219109022100100.206
2010Rafters (R)197988161051012149010000200.203
2010Royals (A+)8732537511573296748514463924012111.354
2010Royals (AA)501952116131143133935152271001131.313
2011Royals (AAA)26981184335503211519016010130.439
2011Royals1285235631531042731966783478215013115.293
2012Royals152535598124862221465605649525010161.232
2013Royals15962368018813434317867951410014115114.302
2014Steamer14857864316511132320818255589352 116.285
2014Oliver1435456001631133131677744748625114123.299
2014Fans (35)15661868218312236322879058510115  153.296
2014ZiPS15659765717712331320817754599150 144.296
2014Royals1013994351087527064545272693601132.271
2014ZiPS (R)5621723762431216282718236120 41.288
2014ZiPS (U)157616672170118391127372454105480 73.277
2014Steamer (R)5020322457391216272718133121 32.281
2014Steamer (U)151602659165114391127272453102481 64.274
Total- - -54020802276573399110856262262168173467201494112.275

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2008Royals (R)20.0 %13.3 %1.50.364.533.5451.079.1821.3.444 0.042.1.511197
2009Royals (A)13.5 %20.8 %0.65.254.352.382.734.1293.6.314 -0.3433.4.341109
2009Royals (A+)8.4 %20.6 %0.41.206.280.299.579.0933.8.257 0.08-4.6.27365
2010Rafters (R)10.2 %11.4 %0.90.203.284.291.575.0894.3.232 0.06-6.6.27349
2010Royals (A+)11.7 %10.4 %1.13.354.429.545.974.1916.4.382 2.07530.1.430167
2010Royals (AA)7.1 %12.8 %0.56.313.365.615.980.3036.4.310 0.24116.1.430165
2011Royals (AAA)16.1 %13.6 %1.19.439.525.5821.107.1434.2.500 0.63114.5.493187
2011Royals6.0 %14.6 %0.41.293.334.465.799.1724.4.3141.3-0.27512.1.343113
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Royals9.4 %15.9 %0.59.232.304.359.663.1275.2.2551.72.257-11.4.29180
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Royals7.5 %14.7 %0.51.302.353.448.801.1464.5.3350.20.09419.0.350120
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Steamer8.6 %13.8 %0.62.285.348.452.800.1674.3.3060.9-0.58817.3.348118
2014Oliver7.8 %14.3 %0.55.299.354.455.809.1564.8.3280.60.78417.9.352121
2014Fans (35)8.5 %14.8 %0.57.296.355.471.826.1754.9.322 1.29823.7.358125
2014ZiPS8.2 %15.1 %0.55.296.353.459.812.1624.7.325 0.79220.1.353122
2014Royals6.2 %15.9 %0.39.271.317.383.701.1132.6.309-4.8-0.546-1.1.30993
2014Average7.8 %20.3 %0.38.252.315.390.705.1385.0.299    .312 
2014ZiPS (R)7.6 %15.3 %0.49.288.342.434.776.1464.2.320-0.30.1315.2.340115
2014ZiPS (U)6.7 %15.7 %0.43.277.326.401.727.1253.2.313-5.0-0.5774.1.320101
2014Steamer (R)7.9 %14.6 %0.54.281.340.433.772.1513.7.3080.0-0.2294.7.339114
2014Steamer (U)6.8 %15.4 %0.44.274.325.400.725.1263.1.309-4.8-0.7753.7.319100
Total- - -7.4 %15.2 %0.49.275.329.417.746.1414.4.304-1.61.427218.6.325103

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2011Royals1.5718.7 %49.7 %31.7 %11.3 %13.5 %3.6 %0.0 %
2012Royals1.9218.5 %53.6 %27.9 %9.7 %11.3 %6.3 %100.0 %
2013Royals2.1122.4 %52.7 %24.9 %6.9 %13.0 %7.2 %50.0 %
2014Royals1.6915.8 %52.8 %31.3 %8.6 %5.7 %1.7 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.8219.2 %52.2 %28.6 %9.2 %11.2 %5.0 %40.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2011Royals221141831681073113492080
2012Royals2381248212151183813962234
2013Royals2771311189202194116252566
2014Royals17710553931058910721661
Total- - -913501336464652309954428541

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2011Royals1.79-10.4812.276.560.551.122.2810.521.07
2012Royals-0.15-10.2710.12-6.24-0.620.992.581-0.800.65
2013Royals3.85-10.6314.4827.792.951.010.3522.391.42
2014Royals-0.20-7.046.832.890.400.95 0-0.11-0.10
Total- - -5.29-38.4143.7131.013.281.021.3942.013.18

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2011Royals54.0% (92.3)14.1% (83.2)6.3% (87.4)10.8% (78.0)12.6% (83.4)1.6% (84.3)0.6% (65.3)1.4%
2012Royals51.7% (91.9)14.9% (82.5)8.1% (87.5)12.2% (77.2)11.4% (84.2)1.6% (84.3) 0.9%
2013Royals53.9% (91.9)14.6% (82.9)5.9% (87.9)12.1% (77.3)11.3% (84.0)1.8% (83.7)0.4% (75.7)0.6%
2014Royals54.1% (91.4)11.3% (83.3)8.1% (87.0)12.9% (77.0)10.2% (84.0)2.5% (83.5)0.7% (76.8)0.6%
Total- - -53.4% (91.9)13.9% (82.9)7.0% (87.5)12.0% (77.3)11.4% (83.9)1.8% (83.9)0.4% (72.4)0.9%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2011Royals39.0 %8.1 %5.5 %1.4 % 6.8 %15.4 %9.4 %0.3 % 12.2 % 0.6 % 
2012Royals30.5 %13.9 %6.5 %1.0 % 7.9 %15.7 %11.9 %0.1 %0.1 %11.7 %   
2013Royals32.4 %14.0 %5.2 %1.3 % 7.8 %15.2 %11.8 %0.0 %0.0 %11.1 % 0.4 % 
2014Royals33.5 %14.4 %5.1 %2.1 % 6.3 %14.7 %11.2 %0.5 % 10.9 % 0.6 % 
Total- - -33.7 %12.6 %5.6 %1.4 % 7.3 %15.3 %11.1 %0.2 %0.0 %11.5 % 0.4 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2011Royals92.491.788.484.8 90.682.977.881.5 83.4 65.1
2012Royals91.892.187.984.2 90.882.677.480.653.484.1  
2013Royals92.091.587.982.4 91.283.077.281.965.383.9 76.6
2014Royals91.691.286.883.7 90.183.576.880.0 84.0 76.5
Total- - -92.091.687.883.7 90.883.077.380.757.483.8 72.2

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2011Royals10.0-4.6-0.40.75.30.0-0.10.90-1.59-0.300.302.05-0.04-0.80
2012Royals1.4-5.3-3.2-0.1-2.10.1 0.13-1.61-1.81-0.02-0.820.40 
2013Royals18.3-3.0-0.31.81.90.60.91.33-0.79-0.180.590.671.298.89
2014Royals-7.1-2.16.0-1.83.4-0.80.3-0.79-1.134.47-0.852.04-1.792.24
Total- - -22.7-15.02.10.68.60.01.10.50-1.270.350.060.89-0.023.12

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2011Royals2.27.31.4-0.5 1.3-6.40.00.1 5.3 -0.1
2012Royals-2.8-0.6-1.71.2 -1.3-7.2-1.00.20.02.7  
2013Royals10.5-0.6-0.61.8 6.3-4.33.30.00.02.8 0.9
2014Royals-4.5-0.92.00.0 -0.51.1-2.2-0.9 3.4 -0.5
Total- - -5.55.21.12.4 5.8-16.80.2-0.60.014.1 0.3

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2011Royals0.274.311.25-1.81 0.89-2.00-0.021.04 2.07 -0.80
2012Royals-0.41-0.18-1.185.32 -0.75-2.05-0.369.58-0.701.01  
2013Royals1.28-0.16-0.465.54 3.18-1.101.114.564.560.98 8.89
2014Royals-0.81-0.392.38-0.09 -0.500.44-1.17-10.75 1.89 -5.12
Total- - -0.190.480.232.02 0.93-1.290.02-3.301.051.44 0.88

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2011Royals36.7 %68.0 %49.9 %73.1 %87.9 %81.6 %42.2 %55.6 %8.9 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Royals33.5 %67.0 %47.5 %74.5 %86.3 %81.5 %41.8 %55.9 %8.5 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Royals32.6 %68.2 %48.0 %69.6 %89.2 %81.7 %43.3 %54.6 %8.6 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Royals37.0 %67.0 %49.5 %74.5 %92.1 %84.4 %41.5 %55.9 %7.5 %
2014Average30.7 %65.4 %46.4 %65.7 %87.2 %79.4 %45.3 %60.5 %9.3 %
Total- - -34.7 %67.6 %48.6 %72.8 %88.7 %82.2 %42.3 %55.4 %8.4 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2011Royals37.3 %62.6 %49.2 %74.0 %86.3 %81.4 %47.2 %20.2
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Royals32.2 %64.2 %47.1 %71.9 %86.3 %81.0 %46.5 %20.4
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Royals34.1 %63.7 %47.3 %70.6 %88.8 %81.5 %44.5 %21.2
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Royals36.4 %65.4 %48.8 %75.2 %90.7 %84.1 %42.7 %22.2
2014Average29.8 %63.0 %46.0 %63.1 %87.4 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -34.8 %63.9 %48.0 %72.7 %87.9 %81.9 %45.3 %20.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2011Royals1B1271271135.210967883495529643    .993 
2012Royals1B1481421277.0118310396211710112745    .993 
2013Royals1B1581531372.1120512286111413110852    .994 
2014Royals1B10198878.28097463261706234    .993 
Total- - -1B5345204663.2429337731189387354393174    .993 
2012RoyalsRF3216.0111100000     .667 
2013RoyalsRF116.0000000000     .000 
Total- - -RF4322.0111100000     .667 
2012RoyalsOF3216.0111100000     .667 
2013RoyalsOF116.0000000000     .000 
Total- - -OF4322.0111100000     .667 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2011Royals1B1135.2 -1 0-7-9176134.7616   4 -1.0-10.81.3-10.5-12.4
2012Royals1B1277.0 0 1-7-5189148.78317   2 -0.2-11.5-1.1-12.8-14.9
2013Royals1B1372.1 1 -133262211.80516   6 0.10.22.22.52.2
2014Royals1B878.2 0 303169137.8119     0.00.50.00.60.9
Total- - -1B4663.2 0 3-11-8796630.79248   12 -1.1-21.62.4-20.3-5.8
2012RoyalsRF16.0  00-1-121.5001   0-0.1 -1.2-0.3-1.5-122.5
2013RoyalsRF6.0  000000 0   0  0.00.00.00.0
Total- - -RF22.0  00-1-121.5001   0-0.1 -1.2-0.3-1.5-122.5
2012RoyalsOF16.0  00-1-121.5001   0-0.1 -1.2-0.3-1.5-122.5
2013RoyalsOF6.0  000000 0   0  0.00.00.00.0
Total- - -OF22.0  00-1-121.5001   0-0.1 -1.2-0.3-1.5-122.5

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012Royals1B1277.00.0%      (3)0.0%      (8)33.3%      (6)62.5%    (16)77.3%    (22)97.4%  (265)
2013Royals1B1372.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (3)16.7%      (6)50.0%    (12)86.4%    (22)98.9%  (281)
2014Royals1B878.20.0%      (9)0.0%    (10)20.0%    (10)81.8%    (11)94.4%    (18)96.7%  (182)
Total- - -1B4663.20.0%    (13)0.0%    (21)22.7%    (22)64.1%    (39)85.5%    (62)97.8%  (728)
2012RoyalsRF16.00.0%      (5)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -RF22.00.0%      (5)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)
2012RoyalsOF16.00.0%      (5)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -OF22.00.0%      (5)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2011Royals1135.24265605370516250594
2012Royals1293.03142535253505852512
2013Royals1378.14460575667656256606
Total- - -3807.0117555754635661535712

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2011Royals8.71.0-10.5-9.79.7-20.31.816.47.50.8$3.6 
2012Royals-13.93.9-14.4-11.0-10.0-25.41.917.7-15.9-1.7($7.5) 
2013Royals15.40.22.5-11.915.6-9.43.019.428.73.1$15.5 
2014Royals-3.3-5.30.6-7.5-8.6-6.91.812.3-1.4-0.2($0.8) 
Total- - -6.9-0.2-21.8-40.26.7-62.08.465.818.92.1$10.7 

SeasonTeamAgeGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2014Oliver24143600167774127.8 %14.3 %.156.328.299.354.455.3521211.315.5-13.62.3
2015Oliver25143600167775128.2 %14.2 %.157.329.300.357.457.3541221.316.6-13.62.5
2016Oliver26143600167775128.5 %14.0 %.157.324.297.357.454.3531221.316.0-13.62.4
2017Oliver27143600167674118.7 %14.0 %.154.324.296.357.450.3521211.115.4-13.62.3
2018Oliver28143600167674108.8 %13.8 %.152.321.295.357.447.3511200.914.7-13.62.3

  • $3.6m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Kansas City Royals on 1/17/2014 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2014: $3.6M
    • Incentives: $50K for making All-Star Team
    • Agent / Agency: Scott Boras
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: mlb.mlb.com
    • Submitted by John Benedetto
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  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 3, Overall: 3
    • Team: Kansas City Royals
    • School: American Heritage School