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ERIC HOSMER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hosmer and Butler Must Perform Down the Stretch

Eric Hosmer is back in the lineup.For the first time in his career, the Royals first basemen was injured for a significant amount of time. Billy Butler filled in admirably during Hosmer’s absence. Many speculated the drop-off in defense would cost the Royals dearly, but in fact it was the exact opposite. The increase in playing time seemed to give Butler the boost he needed to...
Via Pine Tar Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Eric Hosmer, Omar Infante

The injuries that have left the Kansas City Royals without first baseman Eric Hosmer or second baseman Omar Infante appear to both be healing.  Hosmer started in his first rehab assignment on Saturday and Infante returned to the Royals lineup Saturday after missing four games.First baseman Eric Hosmer started in his first baseball game on Saturday since a stress fracture in his...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Hosmer ready to start swinging bat again

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer has been cleared to begin swinging a bat after missing the past month with a stress fracture in his right hand. Hosmer had another round of X-rays before the Royals' game against the Yankees on Monday, and they showed enough progress that he can begin taking dry swings. The hope is that Hosmer can ramp it up to hitting off...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Eric Hosmer cleared to swing bat

The Kansas City Royals enter tonight's game against the New York Yankees with a two-game lead in the American League Central. At the middle of the pack in runs scored, the Royals should add some additional firepower for the stretch run when Eric Hosmer returns from the disabled list. The good news is that Hosmer has been cleared to swing a bat and hopes to begin a rehab assignment...
Via Sports Injury Alert
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Eric Hosmer to have another X-ray Monday

The Kansas City Royals dropped to 72--57 on the season following a 3-1 loss to the Texas Rangers on Sunday. Even with the loss, the Royals hold a two-game lead in the American League Central. At the middle of the pack in runs scored, the Royals should get a boost when Eric Hosmer returns from the disabled list. But the Royals will have to wait at least a little while longer, as...
Via Sports Injury Alert
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Eric Hosmer to get X-rays Thursday

According to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star, Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer will undergo a x-ray on his hand Thursday, and hopes to resume swinging a bat after. “If it’s all healed up, then we start the hitting progression,” Hosmer said before Monday’s game against the Athletics.Hosmer was hit by a fastball in July, and a CT scan a few weeks ago revealed a...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals win but suffer big blow as Hosmer's fractured hand lands him on DL

The feel-good from a stirring, come-from-behind 6-3 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night didn't last long for Kansas City. The Royals did win their third straight series and concluded a 5-2 homestand to push them three games over .500. But the news that first baseman Eric Hosmer, who has been trying to play with a severe bone bruise for almost two weeks, officially...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals' Hosmer leaves game with hand injury

CHICAGO -- Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was removed from Wednesday's game with the Chicago White Sox because of decreased grip strength in his right hand. The Royals made the announcement after Hosmer was lifted for a pinch hitter in the eighth inning. Hosmer had missed the previous two games after being hit in the hand with a pitch on Sunday. Billy Butler, who...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox ball girl accidentally fields fair ball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A Boston Red Sox ball girl accidentally fielded a ball that was still in play during Friday night's game against Kansas City. It happened in the top of the fourth inning as Royals batter Eric Hosmer pulled the ball fair down the first base line. The Red Sox ball girl instinctively scooped it up as it curved into foul territory, not realizing...
Via Holdout Sports
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss
SLATHERED

Eric Hosmer doused with BBQ sauce after win

Eric Hosmer doused with BBQ sauce after walk-off win. Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning to close out a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday. The Royals introduced a new twist in the victory celebration when they mobbed Hosmer out on the field by dousing him not with water or Gatorade, but with barbecue...
Via Holdout Sports
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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