Latest Update Hosmer is not in the Royals starting lineup on Wednesday. Wed Sep, 17, 03:20 PM
Owns a sweet left-handed stroke. Has power potential and plate patience, can hit for average and is also a very good glove man and athlete. Displays all-round ability.
Flaws: : Must prove capable of hitting left-handers with consistency at the big-league level. Must also meet expectations, especially in terms of his home-run prowess.
Eric Hosmer gets the day off with the Royals facing White Sox southpaw Chris Sale. Billy Butler will start at first while Josh Willingham is the designated hitter. Analyst: Steve Pimental
Hosmer hit his eight homer of the season and brought his RBI count up to 53 for the year. Hosmer may slip in drafts due to this year's performance, but he could be primed for a bounce-back year.Analyst: Colby Conway
After hitting at least 14 home runs in each of his first three big league seasons, Hosmer now has seven this season. Given all the injuries and suspensions at first base Hosmer probably should be owned in all leagues.Analyst: Steve Pimental
Hosmer's lone RBI came on an RBI single in the top of the eight inning. While Hosmer has battled injuries this year he hasn't been a complete bust. Owners who drafted Hosmer were hoping he could build on last year's numbers but he has failed to do so. Hosmer could be a nice bounce-back candidate in 2015 drafts.Analyst: Colby Conway