Royals bringing up 1B Eric Hosmer
Grey's Minor League Watch
Eric Hosmer's bat is ready for the majors. He has had a fantastic approach at the plate while hitting an unreal .439 at Triple-A, writes Jason Grey. Blog
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Eric Hosmer, the top prospect in the Kansas City Royals' talent-rich minor league system, will start at first base on Friday night in his major league debut.
The Royals' first-round draft pick in 2008, Hosmer was hitting .439 for Triple-A Omaha with three home runs and 15 RBIs in 26 games. He had a slugging percentage of .582.
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