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US routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC behind dominant Stroman

US routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC behind dominant Stroman

LOS ANGELES — The eagle has landed on top.The United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries on Wednesday night behind six hitless innings from Marcus Stroman.The Americans planted their eagle statue mascot on the mound in celebration, a blue cap jauntily hanging from one of its large wings."It's a different feeling when the USA is on your chest," first baseman Eric Hosmer said. "We wanted to get the U.S. back on top of the baseball world, and we did that."For a sport known as America's pastime, the U.S. had struggled since the WBC began in 2006....
Kansas City Star Mar 19, 2017

Royals notes: Hosmer, Duffy headed to LA for World Baseball Classic semifinals

The United States’ victory over the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic on Saturday in San Diego will leave the Royals without two core players for four more days. …

Lee Judge: The secret to clutch performances is experience, not genes

A couple days ago Royals manager Ned Yost was asked about an Eric Hosmer home run in the World Baseball Classic: Did Yost think there was such a thing as …
MLB Trade Rumors Mar 17, 2017

Make Or Break Year: Mike Moustakas

MLBTR is rebooting its “make or break year” series, in which we analyze players who enter the season with up-and-down track records but also an opportunity to stake a claim to significant future earnings.  There are several “make or break” candidates on this year’s Royals team, with pending free agents Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain, and Alcides…
Call to the Pen Mar 16, 2017

World Baseball Classic: A Pair of Eighth-Inning Home Runs Lead USA to Victory

Down 2-1 in the bottom of the eighth inning, Adam Jones hit a solo home run to tie the game and Eric Hosmer hit a two-run, game-winning homer for Team USA, setting them up nicely in Pool F action in the World Baseball Classic. The USA struggled with runners in scoring position all game, but […] World Baseball Classic: A Pair of Eighth-Inning Home Runs Lead USA to Victory - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Kansas City Star Mar 16, 2017

Watch Eric Hosmer’s game-winning homer for the United States vs. Venezuela in the WBC

Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer hammered a two-run homer in the eighth inning on Wednesday night as the United States rallied to beat Venezuela 4-2 in the second round of …
CSN Bay Area Mar 16, 2017

Jones, Hosmer homer, Team USA rallies past Venezuela in WBC

BOX SCORESAN DIEGO -- Hometown favorite Adam Jones hit a tying home run leading off the eighth inning and Eric Hosmer added a two-run

U.S. beats Venezuela in World Baseball Classic with a pair of late homers

Hometown favorite Adam Jones hit a tying home run to lead off the eighth inning and Eric Hosmer added a two-run shot three batters later as the United States rallied to beat Venezuela, 4-2, on Wednesday night in the second round of the World Baseball Classic. After being shut down for the first...
Adam Jones, Eric Hosmer homer to lift U.S. to win over Venezuela at World Baseball Classic

Adam Jones, Eric Hosmer homer to lift U.S. to win over Venezuela at World Baseball Classic

United States rallied to beat Venezuela 4-2 on Wednesday night in the second round of the World Baseball Classic.

Adam Jones comes to rescue again for Team USA

Adam Jones had already played the hero once in the World Baseball Classic. A hometown setting made the stage all the grander when the 31-year-old Morse High School grad came to Americans’ rescue again Wednesday night. His eighth-inning homer tied the game, Eric Hosmer followed with a two-run shot...
MLB Daily Dish Mar 15, 2017
Hosmer extension talks with Royals at stalemate

Hosmer extension talks with Royals at stalemate

Things don’t look good from either side of the table. These Eric Hosmer extension talks are a lot like a teenager learning to drive: hesitant acceleration and then very sudden and jarring braking. Also everyone is tense and wants to get out of the car as soon as possible. The most recent news is that the talks have once again stopped. However, there’s still the potential of Kansas City giving full consideration to the contract once this season is over. But that’s not in line with Hosmer’s long term goals. There are rumors that Hosmer is asking a decade long contract with Kansas...
MLB Trade Rumors Mar 15, 2017

Latest On Eric Hosmer

We’ve heard ongoing chatter about the possibility of first baseman Eric Hosmer striking a new deal with the Royals. Last we checked in, it seemed that talks weren’t active, though there are also indications the organization could weigh a contract after the season. Then, of course, there’s the matter of potential asking and offering prices,…
Kansas City Star Mar 14, 2017

Sam Mellinger: Royals owner David Glass talks about Eric Hosmer’s contract, and Scott Boras responds

It has always been true that a long-term contract between the Royals and Eric Hosmer has more forces working against than for it. The two sides share a mutual respect …
Kansas City Star Mar 14, 2017

Royals owner David Glass on the possibility of re-signing Eric Hosmer

Kansas City Royals owner David Glass spoke about on the difficulty of re-signing first baseman Eric Hosmer, who becomes a free agent after the 2017 season. …
MLB Trade Rumors Mar 13, 2017

Quick Hits: Royals, Rebuilds, Quentin, Payrolls

The Royals are pushing to contend in 2017 but if the team is out of the race in July, GM Dayton Moore has told outside executives that impending free agents Lorenzo Cain, Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas and Alcides Escobar will all be available, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports.  Moore stopped short of…

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