6-4, 225lb (193cm, 102kg)
October 24, 1989
in South Miami, FL
Draft: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (3rd) of the 2008 MLB June Amateur Draft from American Heritage HS (Plantation, FL).
High School: American Heritage HS (Plantation, FL)
May 6, 2011
17,535th in MLB history)
vs. OAK 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 1 SB
Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season
2017 Contract Status:
Signed thru 2017, 1 yr/$12.25M (17)
Service Time (01/2017): 5.146
Free Agent: 2018
Agents: Scott Boras
Full Name: Eric John Hosmer
Minor & Fall Lg Stats
Batting Game Logs
Fielding Game Logs
Batting Finders & Advanced Stats
Fielding Finders & Advanced Stats
More Eric Hosmer Pages at Baseball Reference
(7-10, 5th place in AL Central)
Show entire roster
Every Sports Reference Social Media Account
All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. We present them here for purely educational purposes.
Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos.
Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net.
Copyright © 2000-2017 Sports Reference LLC. All rights reserved.
Much of the play-by-play, game results, and transaction information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.
Win Expectancy, Run Expectancy, and Leverage Index calculations provided by Tom Tango of InsideTheBook.com, and co-author of The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball.
Total Zone Rating and initial framework for Wins above Replacement calculations provided by Sean Smith.
Full-year historical Major League statistics provided by Pete Palmer and Gary Gillette of Hidden Game Sports.
Some defensive statistics Copyright © Baseball Info Solutions, 2010-2017.
Some high school data is courtesy David McWater.
Many historical player head shots courtesy of David Davis. Many thanks to him. All images are property the copyright holder and are displayed here for informational purposes only.