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Eric Hosmer
Birthdate: 10/24/1989 (25 y, 2 m, 5 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-4/225     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 went 1-for-4 with an RBI in Friday's 3-2 win over the Giants in Game 3 of the World Series. (10/25/2014)



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 %.127.255.232.304.359.291803.9-9.9-25.4-1.7
2013Royals159680178679117.5 %14.7 %.146.335.302.353.448.3501200.215.8-9.43.1
2014Royals (AAA)21112309.1 %27.3 %.300.333.300.364.600.411145    
2014Royals1315479545846.4 %17.0 %.127.312.270.318.398.31499-5.6-5.9-10.10.2
2014Royals15662812013.6 %24.2 %.193.462.351.439.544.427178    
2015Steamer14663519767778.2 %15.3 %.162.305.278.339.440.342119-0.712.4-11.42.4
Total- - -570238859271275427.4 %15.5 %.143.305.275.328.418.325104-0.59.6-65.22.4
Postseason- - -15662812013.6 %24.2 %.193.462.351.439.544.427178    

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
2014Royals (AAA)210113200123103000000.300
2014Royals1315035471369135195458354933601242.270
2014Royals15576620143128129116000101.351
2015Steamer14657463516010633219767752497352 74.278
Total- - -57021842388601415118959271275176193707201504212.275
Postseason- - -15576620143128129116000101.351

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 
2014Royals (AAA)9.1 %27.3 %0.33.300.364.600.964.3001.6.333 0.020.7.411145
2014Royals6.4 %17.0 %0.38.270.318.398.716.1273.1.312-5.2-0.4601.6.31499
2014Royals13.6 %24.2 %0.56.351.439.544.983.1934.0.462 -0.5135.9.427178
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299    .310 
2015Steamer8.2 %15.3 %0.53.278.339.440.779.1623.8.305-0.2-0.58415.4.342119
Total- - -7.4 %15.5 %0.48.275.328.418.747.1434.3.305-2.01.528621.3.325104
Postseason- - -13.6 %24.2 %0.56.351.439.544.983.1934.0.462 -0.5135.9.427178

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 %
2014Royals1.6116.9 %51.2 %31.9 %6.8 %6.8 %1.9 %50.0 %
2014Royals2.0026.8 %48.8 %24.4 %0.0 %20.0 %15.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.8019.3 %51.8 %28.9 %8.7 %11.2 %5.0 %50.0 %
Postseason- - -2.0026.8 %48.8 %24.4 %0.0 %20.0 %15.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2011Royals221141831681073113492080
2012Royals2381248212151183813962234
2013Royals2771311189202194116252566
2014Royals21213270942175213602112
2014Royals2010110300102163265
Total- - -948528353464763326257308992
Postseason- - -2010110300102163265

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
2014Royals0.38-8.809.187.530.930.963.3310.240.15
2014Royals1.45-0.932.398.230.921.13 00.730.56
Total- - -5.88-40.1846.0535.653.811.021.7852.363.40
Postseason- - -1.45-0.932.398.230.921.13 00.730.56

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%
2014Royals53.1% (91.7)11.7% (83.8)7.7% (87.0)13.2% (77.4)11.0% (84.3)2.4% (83.6)0.8% (76.5)0.8%
Total- - -53.2% (91.9)13.9% (83.0)7.0% (87.4)12.1% (77.4)11.6% (84.0)1.9% (83.9)0.4% (72.8)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 % 
2014Royals33.0 %13.5 %5.0 %2.1 % 6.5 %14.7 %11.6 %0.6 % 11.6 % 0.7 %0.2 %
Total- - -33.6 %12.5 %5.6 %1.4 % 7.3 %15.3 %11.2 %0.3 %0.0 %11.6 % 0.4 %0.0 %

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
2014Royals91.891.487.083.9 90.683.977.280.8 84.2 76.1
Total- - -92.091.787.883.8 90.883.177.481.057.483.9 72.7

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-1.3-2.54.2-1.83.1-1.10.1-0.12-1.032.56-0.631.34-2.080.41
Total- - -28.4-15.50.30.78.3-0.30.90.60-1.250.040.060.80-0.202.21

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-0.70.91.3-0.3 -0.8-0.3-1.8-1.0 3.2 -0.7
Total- - -9.37.00.42.1 5.5-18.10.5-0.70.013.8 0.1

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-0.090.311.29-0.69 -0.57-0.09-0.75-8.05 1.30 -4.74
Total- - -0.310.630.091.64 0.84-1.330.05-3.401.051.33 0.22

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 %
2014Royals37.2 %66.7 %49.2 %74.6 %90.6 %83.4 %40.7 %56.5 %7.8 %
2014Average31.3 %65.6 %46.7 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
Total- - -34.9 %67.5 %48.6 %72.9 %88.5 %82.0 %42.1 %55.6 %8.5 %

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
2014Royals36.9 %63.9 %48.4 %74.2 %90.2 %83.2 %42.7 %22.6
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -35.0 %63.6 %47.9 %72.6 %87.9 %81.8 %45.2 %21.1

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2011Royals1B1271271135.210967883495529643    .993 
2012Royals1B1481421277.0118310396211710112745    .993 
2013Royals1B1581531372.1120512286111413110852    .994 
2014Royals1B1301261121.2104388106381908038    .991 
Total- - -1B5635484906.24527391352110407374411178    .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
2014Royals1B1121.2 0 4-13208169.81311   2 0.10.6-1.2-0.4-0.4
Total- - -1B4906.2 0 4-12-8835662.79350   14 -1.0-21.51.2-21.3-5.8
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)
2014Royals1B1121.20.0%    (10)0.0%    (14)14.3%    (14)84.6%    (13)94.7%    (19)96.2%  (234)
Total- - -1B4906.20.0%    (14)0.0%    (25)19.2%    (26)65.9%    (41)85.7%    (63)97.6%  (780)
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
2014Royals1121.24156505258555145522
Total- - -4928.2158565553625658515614

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2011Royals8.71.0-10.5-9.79.7-20.31.816.47.60.8$3.6 
2012Royals-13.83.9-14.4-11.0-9.9-25.41.917.7-15.8-1.7($7.5) 
2013Royals15.50.22.5-11.915.8-9.43.019.428.83.1$15.5 
2014Royals-0.3-5.6-0.4-9.6-5.9-10.12.215.51.70.2$1.0 
Total- - -10.1-0.5-22.9-42.39.6-65.28.968.922.22.4$12.7 

  • $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