OUTEric Hosmer
1B KC
2 months ago

Hosmer is out Sunday due to wrist soreness, Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star reports.

EDGE Analysis

Hosmer has reportedly been dealing with wrist soreness for the last few weeks. However, manager Ned Yost has said that the injury isn't anything serious. Looking onto the 2017 season, there's no reason to believe Hosmer's wrist ailment should hinder his future performance.

OUTEric Hosmer
1B KC
2 months ago

Hosmer is out of the lineup Sunday against the Indians, Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star reports.

EDGE Analysis

Hosmer will be out of the lineup for the second consecutive day, as Kendrys Morales is set to start at first base Sunday afternoon. Over the last 14 games, Hosmer has gone just 10-for-50 at the plate, bringing his batting average down to .266 for the year.

OUTEric Hosmer
1B KC
2 months ago

Hosmer is out of the lineup Saturday against the Indians, MLB.com's Jeffrey Flanagan reports.

EDGE Analysis

The Royals are resting several regulars Saturday as they play out the string. Daniel Nava is starting at first base and hitting seventh against Trevor Bauer and the Indians.

OUTEric Hosmer
1B KC
2 months ago

Hosmer went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in Wednesday's contest against the Twins.

EDGE Analysis

Hosmer's third-inning blast extended his career-high total to 25, and pushed his career-best RBI mark to 103. The first baseman is hitting just .250 this month, but he's fairly compensated by mashing five homers, tallying 21 RBI and scoring 14 runs during September.

OUTEric Hosmer
1B KC
2 months ago

Hosmer is out of the lineup Sunday against Detroit, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

It will be a rare day off for Hosmer, the everyday first baseman who served as the DH on Saturday night. Kendrys Morales will DH on Sunday, while Whit Merrifield enters the lineup at first.

OUTEric Hosmer
1B KC
2 months ago

Hosmer went 1-for-5 with a ninth-inning go-ahead three-run homer in Saturday's 7-4 victory over the Tigers.

EDGE Analysis

After a largely miserable performance in which he struck out three times, Hosmer stepped up when it counted most, blasting a 399-foot shot to right off perennial All-Star closer Francisco Rodriguez that plated Paulo Orlando and Cheslor Cuthbert in the ninth to snap a 4-4 tie. The round-tripper was Hosmer's first in nearly two weeks, with his last homer having come on Sep. 11. The 26-year-old has cooled off considerably since a hot start to the season, but his 23 homers and 100 RBI are both career highs.

OUTEric Hosmer
1B KC
3 months ago

Hosmer went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer, a walk and a strikeout Saturday.

EDGE Analysis

While Hosmer doesn't have the sheer power of other first basemen, he now has 22 homers, 90 RBI and 74 runs scored on the season and is slashing .275/.339/.447. He's been particularly productive over the last seven days, with seven runs, seven RBI and two homers.

OUTEric Hosmer
1B KC
3 months ago

Hosmer went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer, a walk, four RBI and two runs scored in an 11-5 win over the Twins on Monday.

EDGE Analysis

Hosmer's blast came in the eighth inning with the Royals already up 8-5, effectively icing the game. It was Hosmer's 21st of the season, already a career-high with still nearly a month left in the season. He's sacrificed average for the power a bit this season, hitting .273, down from .297 a year ago, and striking out a career-high 112 times.

OUTEric Hosmer
1B KC
3 months ago

Hosmer went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer, his 20th of the season, and two strikeouts in a 5-2 win over Detroit.

EDGE Analysis

Hosmer has never been a major power-hitting first baseman, but he has now attained a career high with 20 dingers on the season and is an instrumental piece on a Royals squad that is chasing the second American League wild card slot. He's slashing .273/.336/.433 for the year with 66 runs scored and 81 RBI.

OUTEric Hosmer
1B KC
3 months ago

Hosmer went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer in Friday's 6-3 victory over the Red Sox.

EDGE Analysis

The slugging first baseman opened the scoring with a 364-foot shot to left center in the first that drove in Jarrod Dyson and Lorenzo Cain. Hosmer has now reached safely in 10 straight games, with four multi-hit efforts over that span. His 18 RBI in August also serve as his second-best total in a month during the 2016 campaign.