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Eric Hosmer

#30 | 1B
San Diego Padres San Diego Padres
Eric Hosmer
Name: Eric John Hosmer
Born: Oct 24, 1989 in South Miami, Fla. USA
High School: American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 225 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
 ABAVGOBPSLGHR
2019297.276.334.42110
Career4,901.279.339.433155
Drafted in the 1st round (3rd overall) by the Kansas City Royals in 2008 (signed for $6,000,000)
An Aflac All-American and preseason High School All-American, Hosmer is one of the most decorated prep players in this year's draft class. He played for Team USA's junior squad last summer and this spring is a member of one of the nation's top high school teams, which won a state championship. Regularly compared to fellow Floridian Casey Kotchman, Hosmer is a physical specimen with bat speed to spare. Swinging from the left side, Hosmer has as much raw power as anyone in the draft. His power ranges to all fields, as he is known for letting balls get deep and driving them for opposite-field home runs. While his approach at the plate is advanced, Hosmer's pitch recognition has been a concern for some scouts. In the field, he's a solid defender with athleticism and a well-above-average arm. He is the closer on his high school team, regularly touching 95 mph off the mound. While his actions at first base need refinement, he could be an above-average defender. Hosmer has the tools to be an all-star first baseman and has one of the highest ceilings of any player in this year's draft. As an Arizona State signee and a client of the Boras Corp., however, signability could be an issue.
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