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Eric Hosmer    \HOZ-mur\

Eric John Hosmer (twitter: @TheRealHos35)

Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 225 lb.

Born: October 24, 1989 in South Miami, FL
High School: American Heritage HS (Plantation, FL)
Drafted
by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 2008 amateur draft.
Signed August 15, 2008. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 6, 2011 (Age 21.194, 17,535th in MLB history)   vs. OAK 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 1 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Team: Royals 2011-2016
2017 Contract Status: 3rd-Year Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2017): 5.146, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: Scott Boras [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2011 21 KCR AL 128 563 523 66 153 27 3 19 78 11 5 34 82 .293 .334 .465 .799 118 243 13 1 0 5 7 *3 RoY-3
2012 22 KCR AL 152 598 535 65 124 22 2 14 60 16 1 56 95 .232 .304 .359 .663 81 192 10 2 0 5 4 *3/9
2013 23 KCR AL 159 680 623 86 188 34 3 17 79 11 4 51 100 .302 .353 .448 .801 118 279 15 1 1 4 4 *3/D9 GG
2014 24 KCR AL 131 547 503 54 136 35 1 9 58 4 2 35 93 .270 .318 .398 .716 99 200 12 3 0 6 4 *3 GG
2015 25 KCR AL 158 667 599 98 178 33 5 18 93 7 3 61 108 .297 .363 .459 .822 122 275 16 3 1 3 6 *3/D9 MVP-24,GG
2016 ★ 26 KCR AL 158 667 605 80 161 24 1 25 104 5 3 57 132 .266 .328 .433 .761 101 262 18 1 0 4 5 *3/D AS
6 Yrs 886 3722 3388 449 940 175 15 102 472 54 18 294 610 .277 .335 .428 .763 107 1451 84 11 2 27 30
162 Game Avg. 162 681 619 82 172 32 3 19 86 10 3 54 112 .277 .335 .428 .763 107 265 15 2 0 5 5

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2011 21 KCR AL 128 563 9 2 1 -9 -7 -4 -0.4 20 16 1.5 .496 .497 2.5 -1.7 25 *3 RoY-3
2012 22 KCR AL 152 598 -15 3 2 -6 -8 -25 -2.6 22 -2 -0.4 .483 .484 0.3 -1.6 4 $502,500 *3/9
2013 23 KCR AL 159 680 16 -1 -0 3 -9 9 1.2 24 33 3.5 .506 .506 3.0 -0.5 30 $528,250 *3/D9 GG
2014 24 KCR AL 131 547 -4 -3 0 3 -7 -12 -1.1 20 8 0.8 .490 .492 0.4 -0.3 5 $3,600,000 *3 GG
2015 25 KCR AL 158 667 16 3 1 0 -9 11 1.3 24 34 3.6 .507 .507 3.6 -0.9 34 $5,650,000 *3/D9 MVP-24,GG
2016 ★ 26 KCR AL 158 667 0 0 1 -6 -9 -14 -1.3 24 10 1.0 .491 .491 1.7 -1.5 16 *3/D AS
6 Seasons 886 3722 21 4 4 -15 -50 -36 -2.9 134 99 10.1 .496 .496 11.5 -6.4 114 $10,280,750

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2011 21 KCR AL 563 393 78 5.3 98 .314 .293 .257 .334 .322 .465 .407 .799 .729 118 .564 11.8 1.2 .732 .249 .172 13.9
2012 22 KCR AL 598 427 62 3.9 100 .255 .232 .258 .304 .323 .359 .416 .663 .739 81 .426 -14.4 -1.4 .628 .260 .127 14.9
2013 23 KCR AL 680 459 97 5.7 100 .335 .302 .260 .353 .325 .448 .411 .801 .736 118 .600 15.0 1.5 .744 .239 .146 13.4
2014 24 KCR AL 547 387 63 4.4 96 .312 .270 .258 .318 .321 .398 .398 .716 .720 99 .506 -0.4 -0.0 .630 .201 .127 5.5
2015 25 KCR AL 667 444 99 6.0 102 .336 .297 .260 .363 .324 .459 .420 .822 .744 122 .623 18.5 1.8 .780 .270 .162 10.1
2016 26 KCR AL 667 469 83 4.7 105 .301 .266 .262 .328 .327 .433 .431 .761 .758 101 .502 0.0 0.0 .692 .264 .167 8.3
6 Yrs 3722 2579 482 5.0 100 .310 .277 .259 .335 .324 .428 .414 .763 .738 107 .543 30.5 3.0 .703 .248 .151 70.6
162 Game Avg. 681 472 88 5.0 100 .310 .277 .259 .335 .324 .428 .414 .763 .738 107 .543 6 1 .703 .248 .151 13

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2014 24 KCR AL ALWC OAK W 1 6 4 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 .750 .833 1.250 2.083 5 0 0 0 0 0
2014 24 KCR AL ALDS LAA W 3 13 10 3 4 0 0 2 4 0 0 3 4 .400 .538 1.000 1.538 10 0 0 0 0 0
2014 24 KCR AL ALCS BAL W 4 17 15 0 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 4 .400 .471 .400 .871 6 0 0 0 0 1
2014 24 KCR AL WS SFG L 7 30 28 3 7 2 0 0 4 0 0 2 8 .250 .300 .321 .621 9 1 0 0 0 0
2015 25 KCR AL ALDS HOU W 5 21 21 3 4 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 4 .190 .190 .333 .524 7 0 0 0 0 0
2015 25 KCR AL ALCS TOR W 6 26 24 4 6 1 0 0 6 0 0 1 6 .250 .269 .292 .561 7 0 0 0 1 0
2015 ❍ 25 KCR AL WS NYM W 5 25 21 3 4 1 0 0 6 1 0 2 7 .190 .240 .238 .478 5 0 0 0 2 1
2 Yrs (7 Series) 31 138 123 18 34 4 1 3 29 1 1 12 33 .276 .333 .398 .732 49 1 0 0 3 2
1 ALWC 1 6 4 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 .750 .833 1.250 2.083 5 0 0 0 0 0
2 ALDS 8 34 31 6 8 0 0 3 9 0 0 3 8 .258 .324 .548 .872 17 0 0 0 0 0
2 ALCS 10 43 39 4 12 1 0 0 9 0 0 3 10 .308 .349 .333 .682 13 0 0 0 1 1
2 WS 12 55 49 6 11 3 0 0 10 1 0 4 15 .224 .273 .286 .558 14 1 0 0 2 1

All-Star Batting

Year Tm Lg Age GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2016 KCR AL 26 as 1B 3 3 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 1.667 2.333 5 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2011 21 KCR AL 563 3.4% 14.6% 6.0% 8.7% 32% 2.41 6.4 27.5 6.7 1.04 1.38 76% 17% 10.1% 14%
2012 22 KCR AL 598 2.3% 15.9% 9.4% 6.4% 31% 1.70 5.6 38.2 8.9 1.18 1.47 72% 14% 8.1% 15%
2013 23 KCR AL 680 2.5% 14.7% 7.5% 7.9% 29% 1.96 6.2 36.6 7.9 1.17 1.53 75% 22% 7.7% 9%
2014 24 KCR AL 547 1.7% 17.0% 6.4% 8.2% 33% 2.66 5.4 55.9 8.7 1.04 1.33 74% 22% 5.0% 11%
2015 25 KCR AL 667 2.7% 16.2% 9.2% 8.4% 32% 1.77 5.5 33.3 6.4 1.13 1.69 71% 26% 8.8% 11%
2016 26 KCR AL 667 3.8% 19.8% 8.6% 7.5% 31% 2.32 4.6 24.2 5.8 1.44 2.06 68% 19% 14.1% 9%
6 Yrs 3722 2.7% 16.4% 7.9% 7.9% 31% 2.07 5.6 33.2 7.2 1.16 1.56 73% 20% 8.9% 11%
MLB Averages 2.6% 20.0% 7.9% 7.6% 33% 2.53 4.5 34.4 8.4 0.83 1.11 68% 23% 7.9% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2011 21 KCR AL 11.8 1.2 589 1.8 12.3 -10.4 1.12 0.5 1.1 6.8 0.7 0.98 5.7 2.25 1
2012 22 KCR AL -14.4 -1.4 620 -0.3 10.0 -10.3 .99 -1.2 0.9 -6.5 -0.6 0.91 -11.1 2.59 1
2013 23 KCR AL 15.0 1.5 701 3.4 14.3 -10.9 1.02 1.9 1.4 25.1 2.4 0.93 21.8 0.32 1
2014 24 KCR AL -0.4 -0.0 559 0.2 9.1 -9.0 .97 0.0 0.2 5.3 0.5 0.92 0.3 3.42 1
2015 25 KCR AL 19.3 1.9 690 3.9 14.5 -10.6 .98 1.8 2.2 16.8 1.6 0.96 21.5 2.25 2
2016 26 KCR AL 0.0 0.0 686 0.3 12.7 -12.4 1.02 0.6 -0.3 13.1 1.2 0.92 10.9 0
6 Yrs 31.3 3.1 3845 9.4 73.0 -63.6 1.02 3.6 5.6 60.6 5.9 0.94 49.1 2.18 6

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2011 21 KCR AL 3 0 28% 209 11 5 69% 10 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 5 2 2 0 1 13 46% 32 25 7 11 4 7 22 6 16
2012 22 KCR AL 5 0 30% 193 16 1 94% 15 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 2 0 14 44% 28 19 8 3 1 2 23 9 14
2013 23 KCR AL 7 0 31% 291 11 4 73% 10 4 1 0 0 0 2 2 8 0 2 4 2 10 47% 41 29 11 11 5 6 29 7 21
2014 24 KCR AL 1 0 27% 223 4 2 67% 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 2 2 5 8 32% 33 27 5 5 1 3 19 6 10
2015 25 KCR AL 3 0 36% 266 7 3 70% 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 6 0 3 1 2 27 52% 33 21 12 17 6 10 23 7 16
2016 26 KCR AL 6 0 28% 238 5 3 63% 5 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 2 0 1 16 32% 23 20 3 7 4 3 14 5 8
6 Yrs 25 0 30% 1420 54 18 75% 49 14 5 3 0 1 4 2 37 5 12 9 11 88 43% 190 141 46 54 21 31 130 40 85

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2011 21 KCR AL 563 71% 153 9 0 1 0 0 0 2.25 19 0 16 18 1 3 16 0 0 0 115 13 11% 51 24 47% 362 60 17% 36 20 56% 19 12 63% 0
2012 22 KCR AL 598 66% 124 21 1 1 0 0 0 2.59 14 0 14 11 3 8 6 0 0 0 94 10 11% 43 22 51% 341 48 14% 29 18 62% 24 15 63% 0
2013 23 KCR AL 680 66% 188 22 1 1 0 0 0 0.32 17 0 14 12 5 10 7 0 2 1 50% 130 15 12% 52 16 31% 392 63 16% 28 18 64% 29 20 69% 0
2014 24 KCR AL 547 71% 136 8 1 1 0 0 0 3.42 9 0 7 7 2 5 4 0 1 0 0% 107 12 11% 53 20 38% 316 50 16% 30 15 50% 21 11 52% 0
2015 25 KCR AL 667 60% 178 22 4 2 0 0 0 2.25 18 0 11 14 4 10 8 0 3 1 33% 131 16 12% 59 15 25% 457 79 17% 43 22 51% 36 16 44% 0
2016 26 KCR AL 667 67% 161 15 2 0 0 0 0 25 0 9 17 8 8 17 0 1 0 0% 115 18 16% 51 22 43% 417 84 20% 45 28 62% 23 16 70% 0
6 Yrs 3722 67% 940 97 9 6 0 0 0 2.18 102 0 71 79 23 44 58 0 7 2 29% 692 84 12% 309 119 39% 2285 384 17% 211 121 57% 152 90 59% 0
MLB Averages 54% 66% 11% 31% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2011 21 KCR AL 565 2080 3.68 1349 65.7% 25.0% 15.4% 26.5% 33.1% 75.0% 3.8% 49.3% 79.4% 26.5% 6.0% 34 2 16.6% 94 35 6.5% 37 24 13 69 15.9% 0 0 0
2012 22 KCR AL 599 2234 3.73 1395 62.8% 25.0% 15.2% 27.9% 31.9% 75.0% 1.7% 47.1% 79.7% 25.0% 6.3% 38 8 14.9% 89 32 9.5% 57 38 16 79 16.8% 0 0 0
2013 23 KCR AL 682 2566 3.76 1625 63.7% 25.7% 15.1% 26.7% 32.5% 74.3% 1.7% 47.3% 79.7% 26.4% 5.0% 34 2 17.7% 121 52 7.5% 51 25 17 83 17.0% 0 0 0
2014 24 KCR AL 547 2112 3.86 1360 64.9% 25.1% 13.8% 30.6% 30.6% 74.9% 2.0% 48.6% 81.6% 26.1% 4.8% 26 6 15.2% 83 37 8.4% 46 30 16 77 17.2% 0 0 0
2015 25 KCR AL 670 2557 3.82 1573 62.1% 26.1% 15.3% 27.2% 31.5% 73.9% 2.2% 45.9% 79.4% 28.1% 5.2% 35 4 17.0% 114 52 8.4% 56 29 17 91 15.7% 0 0 0
2016 26 KCR AL 667 2563 3.84 1596 62.7% 22.0% 20.3% 27.8% 29.9% 78.0% 1.9% 48.9% 74.0% 29.4% 5.5% 37 8 17.5% 117 64 10.2% 68 45 18 114 13.6% 0 0 0
6 Yrs 3730 14112 3.78 8898 63.6% 24.8% 15.9% 27.7% 31.5% 75.2% 2.2% 47.8% 78.8% 27.0% 5.5% 204 30 16.6% 618 272 8.4% 315 191 97 513 15.9% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 63.9% 27.3% 16.3% 27.3% 29.2% 72.7% 1.4% 46.5% 77.6% 27.5% 4.6% 13.8% 8.3% 23.8%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2011 21 128 563 523 66 153 27 3 19 78 11 5 34 82 .293 .334 .465 .799 118 243 13 1 0 5 7
2012 22 280 1161 1058 131 277 49 5 33 138 27 6 90 177 .262 .319 .411 .730 99 435 23 3 0 10 11
2013 23 439 1841 1681 217 465 83 8 50 217 38 10 141 277 .277 .332 .425 .756 106 714 38 4 1 14 15
2014 24 570 2388 2184 271 601 118 9 59 275 42 12 176 370 .275 .328 .418 .747 104 914 50 7 1 20 19
2015 25 728 3055 2783 369 779 151 14 77 368 49 15 237 478 .280 .336 .427 .763 108 1189 66 10 2 23 25
2016 26 886 3722 3388 449 940 175 15 102 472 54 18 294 610 .277 .335 .428 .763 107 1451 84 11 2 27 30

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2011 21 128 567 526 68 156 28 3 19 80 11 35 82 .297 .339 .470 .808 84 128
2012 22 152 597 534 64 123 22 2 14 60 16 56 95 .230 .303 .358 .661 58 152
2013 23 159 683 625 88 190 34 3 17 81 11 52 100 .304 .356 .450 .806 101 159
2014 24 131 551 506 56 139 36 1 9 60 4 36 93 .275 .323 .403 .726 66 131
2015 25 158 666 598 97 177 33 5 18 92 7 61 108 .296 .362 .458 .821 99 158
2016 26 158 662 601 77 157 23 1 24 100 5 56 132 .261 .323 .423 .746 83 158
6 Yrs 886 3726 3390 450 942 176 15 101 473 54 296 610 .278 .335 .428 .763 491 886
162 Game Avg. 162 681 620 82 172 32 3 18 86 10 54 112 .278 .335 .428 .763 90 886



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Awards (yr lg award)
2016 AL AS MVP

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2015 AL (24, 0%)
0.00 Career Shares (1798th)

Gold Gloves
2013 AL (1B)
2014 AL (1B)
2015 AL (1B)
All multiple winners

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
2011 July AL Rookie of the Month
2011 September AL Rookie of the Month

Batting Average s c a p y
2013 AL  .302 (9th)
2015 AL  .297 (10th)

Games Played s c a p y
2015 AL  158 (9th)

At Bats s c a p y
2013 AL  623 (10th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
2015 AL  98 (8th)

Hits s c a p y
2013 AL  188 (7th)
2015 AL  178 (8th)

Doubles s c a p y
2014 AL  35 (10th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
2016 AL  104 (9th)

Singles s c a p y
2013 AL  134 (6th)
2015 AL  122 (9th)

Times On Base s c a p y
2015 AL  242 (8th)

SB % s c a p y
2012 AL  94.12 (3rd)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2013 AL  3.4 (9th)
2015 AL  3.9 (5th)

Youngest s c a p y
2011 AL  born 1989-10-24 (10th)

                                         

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1930-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 25 (935), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 14 (1078), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 11 (1572), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS First Base (198th), 10.1 career WAR/10.1 7yr-peak WAR/10.1 JAWS
Average HOF 1B (out of 19) = 65.9 career WAR/42.5 7yr-peak WAR/54.2 JAWS

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