Eric Hosmer
1B | B/T: L/L | 6' 4" 226LBS | Age: 33

Draft: 2008 | Rd: 1, #3, Kansas City Royals | American Heritage School

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 419 380 38 102 8 44 0 .268 .334 .382 .716
12 Seasons 6877 6255 805 1731 196 879 76 .277 .336 .428 .764
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .268 8 44 0 .716
12 Seasons .277 196 879 76 .764

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
Sweet
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 25 2557 495 35 7.1 5.2 89.8 113.9 6.0 29.9 .289 .466 .355 .361 .402 40.8 16.2 9.1
2016 26 2563 477 44 9.2 6.6 92.0 114.9 4.0 26.0 .259 .440 .326 .330 .382 44.2 19.8 8.5
2017 27 2573 501 35 7.0 5.2 89.8 118.0 3.9 30.3 .286 .454 .376 .352 .382 39.4 15.5 9.8
2018 28 2571 472 28 5.9 4.1 88.7 112.2 -1.5 26.3 .239 .374 .309 .302 .350 38.2 21.0 9.2
2019 29 2558 461 33 7.2 4.9 90.8 114.3 2.1 29.1 .249 .411 .309 .304 .377 46.0 24.4 6.0
2020 30 570 117 12 10.3 7.7 90.8 112.0 8.7 33.3 .284 .520 .359 .366 .422 47.0 17.9 5.8
2021 31 2200 413 24 5.8 4.2 90.5 112.5 3.3 26.6 .268 .406 .319 .326 .359 47.0 17.5 8.5
2022 32 1617 317 18 5.7 4.3 88.4 112.9 3.1 29.3 .258 .379 .313 .311 .335 39.7 15.3 8.8
Player 17209 3253 229 7.0 5.1 90.1 118.0 3.2 28.4 .265 .424 .332 .329 .374 42.4 18.7 8.5
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 53.7 14.9 26.5 4.8 34.7 37.8 27.5 3.4 40.6 13.9 25.7 5.7 7.1 5.2
2016 59.3 18.2 19.1 3.4 34.8 36.1 29.1 1.5 47.0 14.5 20.8 6.1 9.2 6.6
2017 56.3 13.0 26.5 4.2 25.9 40.1 33.5 4.2 43.5 14.2 26.5 3.8 7.0 5.2
2018 61.0 13.1 21.0 4.9 28.6 40.0 31.1 4.2 48.7 12.9 22.2 4.0 5.9 4.1
2019 56.8 17.6 23.2 2.4 29.3 43.0 27.8 3.0 45.8 14.1 25.2 4.8 7.2 4.9
2020 47.0 23.1 24.8 5.1 35.0 41.0 23.9 1.7 35.9 17.9 26.5 6.8 10.3 7.7
2021 56.2 14.8 23.2 5.8 26.4 42.9 30.8 5.8 39.2 15.0 27.4 6.1 5.8 4.2
2022 57.1 15.1 21.5 6.3 36.0 39.4 24.6 5.7 43.8 15.5 22.4 5.7 5.7 4.3
Player 56.8 15.5 23.2 4.5 30.8 39.9 29.2 3.8 43.9 14.4 24.4 5.2 7.0 5.1
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2022 4-Seamer -0.1 -1 543 33.6 131 .282 .368 .338 15.0 13.0 11.9 .265 .378 .325 44.0
2022 Slider 1.1 3 303 18.7 74 .299 .373 .370 22.0 13.5 8.8 .287 .411 .341 42.1
2022 Sinker -2.6 -7 269 16.6 70 .177 .226 .250 8.6 14.3 18.5 .204 .233 .257 26.4
2022 Curveball 5.0 9 178 11.0 46 .386 .682 .465 28.0 28.3 20.0 .297 .493 .356 51.6
2022 Changeup -0.6 -1 170 10.5 44 .167 .381 .250 24.7 13.6 11.3 .243 .475 .322 47.2
2022 Cutter -0.1 0 129 8.0 39 .342 .421 .368 19.0 12.8 15.6 .265 .360 .285 27.3
2022 Splitter -3.0 -1 23 1.4 9 .111 .111 .200 41.7 33.3 50.0 .194 .210 .180 33.3
2021 4-Seamer 0.8 6 744 33.8 168 .317 .476 .403 18.4 15.5 12.1 .293 .447 .368 52.5
2021 Slider -1.1 -5 441 20.0 106 .200 .316 .279 26.9 21.7 15.5 .227 .368 .299 34.2
2021 Sinker -0.9 -3 309 14.0 86 .276 .316 .317 13.5 10.5 14.3 .290 .432 .356 50.7
2021 Curveball -0.4 -1 250 11.4 68 .242 .288 .258 35.0 29.4 24.1 .219 .277 .240 39.1
2021 Changeup 1.8 4 220 10.0 60 .328 .552 .397 22.9 11.7 10.1 .305 .470 .333 46.2
2021 Cutter 1.1 2 182 8.3 58 .302 .509 .378 26.9 13.8 17.4 .295 .432 .348 55.6
2021 Splitter -4.2 -2 54 2.5 17 .000 .000 .041 31.0 35.3 25.0 .160 .338 .240 50.0
2020 4-Seamer -0.2 -1 207 36.3 57 .288 .481 .350 14.9 15.8 17.3 .301 .567 .384 50.0
2020 Slider 1.6 2 95 16.7 21 .278 .500 .350 25.6 23.8 13.2 .310 .562 .418 50.0
2020 Changeup 5.4 4 79 13.9 22 .409 .818 .518 30.2 13.6 13.0 .315 .588 .379 42.1
2020 Sinker -0.3 0 73 12.8 21 .158 .526 .333 20.0 19.0 36.4 .175 .439 .303 46.7
2020 Curveball 0.0 0 67 11.8 21 .158 .211 .212 23.1 23.8 20.8 .214 .318 .271 35.7
2020 Cutter 4.6 2 43 7.5 10 .444 .556 .465 18.2 10.0 14.3 .397 .637 .465 62.5
2020 Splitter -4.9 0 5 0.9 3 .333 .333 .300 0.0 33.3 100.0 .177 .190 .160 0.0
2020 N/A 95.7 1 1 0.2 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 0.0 0.0 -- .860 1.050 .817 100.0
2019 4-Seamer -0.3 -3 924 36.1 230 .288 .458 .341 20.7 18.7 17.8 .284 .468 .341 52.3
2019 Slider -2.8 -13 466 18.2 114 .132 .189 .167 43.0 36.0 26.3 .173 .268 .218 35.8
2019 Sinker 1.6 6 351 13.7 96 .337 .551 .422 18.8 17.7 25.0 .281 .447 .337 51.4
2019 Curveball 0.4 1 297 11.6 82 .256 .359 .288 41.9 39.0 29.4 .195 .275 .228 34.8
2019 Changeup 1.2 4 289 11.3 84 .304 .481 .392 30.6 20.2 21.5 .252 .429 .312 45.2
2019 Cutter 1.1 2 187 7.3 45 .262 .452 .331 31.4 24.4 22.9 .254 .427 .313 35.5
2019 Splitter 11.7 5 43 1.7 13 .308 .923 .569 27.3 15.4 13.3 .359 1.032 .564 54.5
2018 4-Seamer 0.4 3 835 32.5 223 .308 .483 .379 18.7 15.7 16.0 .301 .472 .369 41.6
2018 Sinker 0.3 1 459 17.9 111 .311 .491 .363 18.5 8.1 10.5 .224 .344 .277 41.8
2018 Slider -2.5 -11 446 17.3 120 .152 .179 .190 39.2 32.5 25.0 .187 .263 .230 31.5
2018 Changeup 0.2 1 280 10.9 63 .237 .424 .308 41.2 33.3 25.9 .194 .391 .278 39.5
2018 Curveball -2.3 -6 273 10.6 74 .118 .221 .201 42.7 36.5 28.1 .158 .237 .216 24.4
2018 Cutter 1.0 2 192 7.5 53 .319 .468 .399 13.3 9.4 12.2 .315 .483 .387 33.3
2018 Splitter 4.0 1 31 1.2 7 .286 .429 .307 62.5 42.9 37.5 .213 .303 .224 100.0
2017 4-Seamer 1.8 15 811 31.5 209 .348 .551 .429 17.4 11.5 11.9 .312 .495 .377 47.0
2017 Sinker 1.4 8 559 21.7 152 .354 .562 .450 12.5 8.6 10.9 .301 .482 .386 39.3
2017 Slider 0.1 1 425 16.5 106 .206 .309 .292 27.8 20.8 15.4 .237 .388 .320 26.3
2017 Curveball 0.4 1 321 12.5 85 .325 .470 .353 27.4 21.2 18.4 .263 .375 .283 30.8
2017 Changeup 2.3 6 278 10.8 66 .300 .600 .408 36.5 27.3 26.5 .333 .633 .431 64.3
2017 Cutter 0.1 0 136 5.3 39 .324 .405 .340 23.3 23.1 31.0 .209 .235 .221 21.4
2017 Splitter 2.3 1 35 1.4 7 .400 .400 .457 25.0 0.0 0.0 .228 .246 .348 0.0
2017 N/A 2.6 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2011 556 2,049 -8 3 5 6 7
2012 594 2,216 -13 -16 12 9 -7
2013 670 2,531 1 -4 17 12 27
2014 605 2,350 -6 -8 13 10 8
2015 732 2,803 12 -23 13 9 11
2016 662 2,544 8 -12 3 11 9
2017 665 2,568 8 -3 17 10 32
2018 652 2,519 -11 -17 10 10 -8
2019 664 2,557 -2 -15 6 13 2
2020 183 664 3 -2 2 4 7
2021 563 2,200 -2 -20 11 13 2
2022 414 1,617 -11 0 7 7 3
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 2,557 43.2 64.2 86.9 31.4 66.6 42.5 28.2 45.5 20.5 5.8 68.9
2016 2,563 44.7 70.0 83.9 31.3 55.4 41.6 29.4 48.6 26.0 5.9 80.0
2017 2,573 47.0 69.8 86.4 26.8 59.5 44.7 30.5 47.1 21.6 7.6 82.1
2018 2,571 46.8 70.8 81.9 29.3 52.0 42.3 31.4 48.5 27.6 5.8 84.4
2019 2,558 44.1 71.7 82.2 32.9 51.8 43.7 30.5 50.0 28.9 6.5 75.8
2020 570 46.0 68.7 85.6 34.7 68.2 45.1 35.3 50.4 20.2 4.7 74.1
2021 2,200 46.9 66.9 85.5 31.9 61.7 42.4 29.4 48.3 22.9 6.3 82.0
2022 1,617 45.7 67.0 90.3 33.8 65.3 41.7 30.4 49.0 18.8 6.9 67.9
Player 17,209 45.5 68.8 85.0 31.1 58.9 42.8 30.1 48.2 24.0 6.3 77.7
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
2015 86 94 81 68 88 80 67 71 95 78 66 71 55 37 56
2016 56 52 62 55 47 87 75 94 96 88 49 56 29 33 37
2017 75 88 63 46 77 76 56 87 99 73 76 63 60 51 53 14
2018 25 30 26 28 35 59 37 46 86 52 48 58 29 42 36 3
2019 20 34 31 28 12 62 42 78 94 86 33 19 18 24 27 3
2020 81 85 88 83 55 61 67 80 86 85 76 18 79 14 22 15 2
2021 47 72 38 27 61 39 26 73 85 79 74 43 66 18 29 60 18
2022 45 69 38 24 61 25 29 39 88 47 86 57 85 18 18 30 10
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 22.8 25 27.4 -2 20 22 9 36.0
2017 23.7 25 24.4 1 5 13 14 56.0
2018 23.3 18 18.0 0 5 16 6 33.3
2019 24.6 22 24.1 -2 7 14 12 54.5
2020 24.3 10 10.9 -1 7 8 5 50.0
2021 25.1 12 13.0 -1 10 8 6 50.0
2022 25.0 8 8.4 0 3 8 3 37.5
Player 24.0 120 126.4 -6 57 89 55 45.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 25 25 40 24 26 26 24 28 27 25 26 26 19 24 30 31 31 28 20 30 44 17 22 28 26 35 34 22 23 23 39
2017 25 23 29 25 21 25 24 27 25 22 21 21 23 21 25 27 25 29 19 27 29 22 21 27 26 25 26 23 27 21 27
2018 18 17 23 15 17 19 19 24 22 18 15 14 13 16 19 21 18 21 12 18 21 17 16 20 19 19 20 14 19 13 22
2019 22 25 27 23 25 24 25 29 25 23 23 22 19 19 22 26 22 26 17 24 27 24 23 24 25 27 25 24 27 23 28
2020 10 12 12 11 11 12 0 11 11 12 15 12 8 7 7 13 9 11 9 10 12 12 11 11 12 12 12 9 7 11 14
2021 12 16 16 12 12 13 12 14 12 13 13 12 12 7 11 13 16 15 12 13 14 12 12 14 13 12 13 12 17 12 16
2022 8 10 8 8 8 9 7 7 9 9 6 7 6 4 7 9 8 12 9 9 11 9 8 7 11 9 9 6 11 6 13
Player 120 128 155 118 120 128 111 140 131 122 119 114 100 98 121 140 129 142 98 131 158 113 113 131 132 139 139 110 131 109 159
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.8 92 2.2 89.8 -2.2 88.7 -1.1 90.8 2.1 90.8 0 90.5 -0.3 88.4 -2.1
Launch Angle 6 4 -2 3.9 -0.1 -1.5 -5.4 2.1 3.6 8.7 6.6 3.3 -5.4 3.1 -0.2
Barrel % 7.1 9.2 2.1 7 -2.2 5.9 -1.1 7.2 1.3 10.3 3.1 5.8 -4.5 5.7 -0.1
Hard Hit % 40.8 44.2 3.4 39.4 -4.8 38.2 -1.2 46 7.8 47 1 47 0 39.7 -7.3
Sweet Spot % 29.9 26 -3.9 30.3 4.3 26.3 -4 29.1 2.8 33.3 4.2 26.6 -6.7 29.3 2.7
xBA .289 .259 -0.03 .286 0.027 .239 -0.047 .249 0.01 .284 0.035 .268 -0.016 .258 -0.01
BA .297 .266 -0.031 .318 0.052 .253 -0.065 .265 0.012 .287 0.022 .269 -0.018 .268 -0.001
xwOBA .361 .33 -0.031 .352 0.022 .302 -0.05 .304 0.002 .366 0.062 .326 -0.04 .311 -0.015
wOBA .355 .326 -0.029 .376 0.05 .309 -0.067 .309 0 .359 0.05 .319 -0.04 .313 -0.006
xSLG .466 .44 -0.026 .454 0.014 .374 -0.08 .411 0.037 .52 0.109 .406 -0.114 .379 -0.027
SLG .459 .433 -0.026 .498 0.065 .398 -0.1 .425 0.027 .517 0.092 .395 -0.122 .382 -0.013
K% 16.2 19.8 3.6 15.5 -4.3 21 5.5 24.4 3.4 17.9 -6.5 17.5 -0.4 15.3 -2.2
BB% 9.1 8.5 -0.6 9.8 1.3 9.2 -0.6 6 -3.2 5.8 -0.2 8.5 2.7 8.8 0.3
Swing % 45.5 48.6 3.1 47.1 -1.5 48.5 1.4 50 1.5 50.4 0.4 48.3 -2.1 49 0.7