Eric Hosmer San Diego Padres

Age: 29 (October 24, 1989) | 6' 4" | 225lbs. | Bats: Left 1B-157 PH-2
Tm Lg YEAR G AB R H BB SO 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BA OBP SLG BB% SO% BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
KC AAA 2014 2 10 2 3 1 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 .300 .364 .600 9 27 .333 n/a
KC AL 2014 131 503 54 136 35 93 35 1 9 58 4 2 .270 .318 .398 6 17 .312 51/17/32 15 15
KC AL 2015 158 599 98 178 61 108 33 5 18 93 7 3 .297 .363 .459 9 16 .336 52/23/24 28 27
KC AL 2016 158 605 80 161 57 132 24 1 25 104 5 3 .266 .328 .433 9 20 .301 59/16/25 23 22
KC AL 2017 162 603 98 192 66 104 31 1 25 94 6 1 .318 .385 .498 10 15 .351 56/22/22 31 30
SD NL 2018 157 613 72 155 62 142 31 2 18 69 7 4 .253 .322 .398 9 21 .302 60/20/20 17 17
Career 8yrs 1205 4604 619 1287 422 856 237 18 145 635 67 23 .280 .340 .433 8 17 .314 n/a
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1B is a weird ass position this year.

You've got 3 studs - Goldschmidt, Freeman, Rizzo.

You've got some guys with decent baselines, but good upside - Votto, Abreu, Bellinger

You've got guys who should be ok, but you don't want to rely on for much - Carpenter, Muncy, Hosmer, Bell, Olson

You've got guys who might be ok, but might fall off a cliff - Encarnacion, Santana, Cabrera, Smoak

We're used to feeling good about our 1B coming out of the auction.  That's a luxury you're going to have to pay for this year.

Phil Ponebshek Texpope

Got sniped in the tenth round of the LABR Mixed and didn't have a pivot ready. Got rushed into Hosmer, and felt sick about it. The corners who went in the mid-to-late teens are close to a coin flip against him. 

Generally I like overpaid-in-real-life guys, because sometimes they're seen as bad fantasy plays because of the contract - an irrelevant connection. But you have to get the discount, too. Hosmer around Pick 140 is not the idea. Damn. 

scott pianowski ballfour

Look at that increasing GB rate. 600 AB and favorable HR/Fly is keeping his HRs in double digits......or at least above 15. 

van wilhoite LVW

His problem wasn't Petco, where he slashed .284/.357/.449. His problem was lefties; in 223 AB against them, he slashed .179/.240/.287.

The year before against lefties (194 AB) he slashed .284/.327/.433.

Alex Patton Alex
Fangraphs: WAR -0.1   Bat -4   Field -3   Run -4    HR/FB 19%   Pull 32%    Hard 35%
Alex Patton Alex
Dec 16 '18