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San Diego Padres NL West
 
Eric Hosmer • 1B
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'4", 225 lbs.
Born:Oct 24, 1989 (28 yrs) in South Miami, FL
Hometown:Cooper City, FL
Experience:7 years
Drafted:Drafted by Kansas City in 2008 (1/3).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2018.
Bats:L
Throws:L
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Scouting Report
Assets: Owns a sweet left-handed stroke. Has home-run power 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 more consistency at the big-league level. Must also meet expectations, especially in terms of his home-run prowess.
Career Potential: Excellent, all-around first baseman.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Silver Slugger 2017
AL Rawlings Gold Glove Award 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013
All-Star Game - Most Valuable Player 2016
Carolina League (A) All-Star Team 2010
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