Eric Hosmer
1B | Bats/Throws: L/L | 6' 4" 226LBS | Age: 34
Draft: 2008 | Rd: 1, #3, Kansas City Royals | American Heritage School
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 565 509 53 137 12 5 .269 .337 .395 .732
2022 419 380 38 102 8 0 .268 .334 .382 .716
2023 100 94 7 22 2 0 .234 .280 .330 .610
13 Seasons 6,977 6,349 812 1,753 198 76 .276 .335 .427 .762
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .269 12 5 .732
2022 .268 8 0 .716
2023 .234 2 0 .610
13 Seasons .276 198 76 .762
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA 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 30.1 .289 .467 .355 .361 .403 40.8 16.2 9.1
2016 26 2563 477 44 9.2 6.6 92.0 114.9 4.0 26.0 .260 .442 .326 .331 .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
2023 33 407 69 4 5.8 4.0 85.1 110.3 3.4 23.2 .203 .308 .269 .247 .297 34.8 25.0 6.0
Player 17616 3322 233 7.0 5.1 90.0 118.0 3.2 28.3 .263 .422 .331 .327 .372 42.2 18.8 8.4
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 22.2 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, Sweeper, Slurve, 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 34.3 37.8 27.3 3.4 40.6 13.9 25.9 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
2023 58.0 17.4 15.9 8.7 27.5 43.5 29.0 10.1 46.4 18.8 18.8 0.0 5.8 4.0
Player 56.9 15.6 23.0 4.5 30.7 39.9 29.2 3.9 43.9 14.4 24.4 5.1 7.0 5.1
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.1 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 %
2023 4-Seam Fastball -2.4 -4 164 40.3 35 .206 .353 .251 26.4 28.6 21.7 .199 .374 .254 33.3
2023 Changeup 1.2 1 57 14.0 23 .286 .286 .296 20.6 17.4 14.8 .262 .295 .283 35.3
2023 Slider 4.3 2 45 11.1 13 .333 .333 .400 28.0 23.1 15.8 .159 .194 .196 44.4
2023 Curveball -2.3 -1 40 9.8 5 .200 .200 .180 23.5 40.0 11.1 .178 .199 .164 66.7
2023 Sinker -0.9 0 38 9.3 7 .143 .286 .179 23.8 42.9 30.0 .152 .172 .141 25.0
2023 Cutter 1.9 1 34 8.4 8 .429 .857 .563 20.0 12.5 16.7 .318 .685 .452 50.0
2023 Sweeper -1.5 0 17 4.2 3 .000 .000 .000 16.7 0.0 0.0 .094 .097 .087 0.0
2023 Split-Finger -11.6 -1 11 2.7 4 .000 .000 .000 0.0 25.0 14.3 .101 .106 .092 0.0
2023 Screwball -15.2 0 1 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2022 4-Seam Fastball -0.1 0 544 33.6 128 .287 .374 .341 15.0 12.5 11.0 .268 .383 .325 44.4
2022 Sinker -2.8 -8 275 17.0 74 .169 .215 .246 9.1 14.9 20.0 .198 .226 .256 25.5
2022 Slider 1.1 3 273 16.9 70 .290 .371 .363 23.3 14.3 9.6 .290 .423 .354 44.2
2022 Changeup -0.6 -1 169 10.5 44 .167 .381 .250 25.0 13.6 11.3 .243 .475 .322 47.2
2022 Curveball 5.3 9 162 10.0 41 .400 .725 .483 27.0 31.7 23.2 .311 .525 .368 55.6
2022 Cutter -0.3 0 134 8.3 40 .333 .410 .359 18.2 12.5 16.1 .270 .363 .289 26.5
2022 Sweeper 6.7 2 28 1.7 6 .500 .500 .600 6.7 0.0 0.0 .208 .226 .193 33.3
2022 Split-Finger -3.0 -1 23 1.4 9 .111 .111 .200 41.7 33.3 50.0 .194 .210 .180 33.3
2022 Slurve -4.0 0 7 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 66.7 0.0 0.0 .057 .078 .059 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 0.7 5 746 33.9 169 .315 .466 .399 18.1 15.4 12.0 .291 .441 .365 52.9
2021 Slider -1.4 -6 413 18.8 101 .198 .319 .277 25.6 20.8 14.9 .225 .370 .296 33.8
2021 Sinker -0.7 -2 311 14.1 86 .276 .329 .321 14.1 10.5 14.5 .292 .437 .359 49.3
2021 Curveball -0.1 0 239 10.9 66 .250 .297 .266 34.5 28.8 24.4 .226 .286 .247 40.0
2021 Changeup 1.8 4 219 10.0 60 .328 .552 .397 23.2 11.7 10.3 .305 .470 .333 46.2
2021 Cutter 1.2 2 184 8.4 58 .302 .509 .378 28.6 13.8 17.8 .300 .437 .352 55.6
2021 Split-Finger -4.1 -2 55 2.5 17 .000 .000 .041 30.0 35.3 24.0 .160 .338 .240 50.0
2021 Sweeper 5.6 1 20 0.9 4 .333 .333 .400 60.0 50.0 28.6 .273 .326 .369 100.0
2021 Slurve -5.3 -1 13 0.6 2 .000 .000 .000 40.0 50.0 20.0 .002 .003 .002 0.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -0.3 -1 208 36.5 57 .288 .481 .350 14.8 15.8 17.3 .301 .567 .384 50.0
2020 Slider 2.4 2 97 17.0 23 .300 .500 .359 27.3 26.1 15.8 .298 .526 .396 46.7
2020 Changeup 5.4 4 77 13.5 22 .409 .818 .518 30.2 13.6 13.0 .315 .588 .379 42.1
2020 Sinker 0.4 0 72 12.6 21 .158 .526 .333 20.6 19.0 36.4 .175 .439 .303 46.7
2020 Curveball -1.2 -1 63 11.1 19 .118 .176 .187 20.8 21.1 17.4 .217 .332 .281 38.5
2020 Cutter 4.6 2 43 7.5 10 .444 .556 .465 18.2 10.0 14.3 .397 .637 .465 62.5
2020 Split-Finger -2.1 0 7 1.2 3 .333 .333 .300 0.0 33.3 100.0 .177 .190 .160 0.0
2020 Sweeper 1.9 0 2 0.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seam Fastball -0.4 -3 920 36.0 229 .284 .455 .338 20.8 18.8 17.8 .285 .470 .342 52.6
2019 Slider -2.7 -12 456 17.8 111 .136 .194 .171 43.3 36.9 26.8 .173 .271 .219 35.9
2019 Sinker 1.8 6 354 13.8 97 .344 .556 .427 18.5 17.5 25.0 .278 .443 .334 50.7
2019 Curveball 0.4 1 292 11.4 82 .256 .359 .288 41.9 39.0 29.6 .195 .275 .228 34.8
2019 Changeup 1.2 3 281 11.0 82 .299 .468 .386 30.9 20.7 22.4 .248 .424 .309 45.0
2019 Cutter 1.5 3 183 7.2 43 .275 .475 .347 31.0 20.9 19.6 .267 .449 .327 35.5
2019 Split-Finger 10.4 5 52 2.0 15 .333 .933 .577 25.9 13.3 10.5 .368 .977 .547 53.8
2019 Sweeper -13.0 -1 11 0.4 4 .000 .000 .000 40.0 50.0 50.0 .108 .127 .103 50.0
2019 Slurve -2.6 0 8 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .041 .052 .046 0.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball 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 -10 416 16.2 114 .159 .187 .194 39.1 30.7 24.3 .195 .275 .235 31.9
2018 Changeup 0.3 1 278 10.8 62 .241 .431 .313 41.1 32.3 25.0 .198 .397 .283 39.5
2018 Curveball -2.3 -6 271 10.5 74 .118 .221 .201 42.3 36.5 28.1 .158 .237 .216 24.4
2018 Cutter 0.9 2 203 7.9 53 .319 .468 .399 14.3 9.4 10.9 .315 .483 .387 33.3
2018 Split-Finger 3.4 1 33 1.3 8 .250 .375 .269 61.1 50.0 44.4 .187 .265 .196 100.0
2018 Sweeper -2.4 0 19 0.7 6 .000 .000 .117 55.6 66.7 57.1 .008 .010 .122 0.0
2018 Slurve -1.4 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seam Fastball 1.8 15 809 31.4 210 .346 .548 .427 17.6 11.4 11.9 .311 .494 .376 46.7
2017 Sinker 1.0 6 559 21.7 151 .349 .535 .440 12.2 8.6 11.0 .296 .457 .376 38.8
2017 Slider 0.4 2 410 15.9 101 .207 .315 .298 28.2 20.8 15.2 .241 .395 .326 26.4
2017 Curveball -0.1 0 311 12.1 82 .300 .425 .324 28.2 22.0 18.9 .248 .357 .270 30.6
2017 Changeup 2.7 7 268 10.4 65 .305 .610 .415 35.8 26.2 25.4 .339 .643 .438 64.3
2017 Cutter 0.7 1 142 5.5 42 .325 .475 .363 23.7 23.8 33.3 .219 .317 .253 26.7
2017 Split-Finger -0.4 0 45 1.7 8 .333 .333 .400 33.3 12.5 10.0 .190 .205 .304 0.0
2017 Slurve 11.4 2 16 0.6 5 .800 1.200 .860 0.0 0.0 0.0 .544 .681 .521 20.0
2017 Sweeper 0.6 0 5 0.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 Screwball 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 6 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 -18 10 10 -8
2019 664 2,557 -2 -15 6 13 2
2020 183 664 3 -2 2 4 7
2021 563 2,200 -1 -21 11 13 2
2022 414 1,617 -11 0 7 7 3
2023 99 407 -4 -2 1 1 -4
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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 64.3 86.9 31.4 66.5 42.5 28.2 45.5 20.5 5.9 68.7
2016 2,563 44.6 69.9 84.0 31.4 55.3 41.6 29.4 48.6 26.0 6.0 79.9
2017 2,573 47.1 69.7 86.4 26.9 59.5 44.6 30.5 47.1 21.6 7.6 82.1
2018 2,571 46.9 70.7 81.9 29.3 52.0 42.3 31.4 48.5 27.6 5.8 84.2
2019 2,558 44.0 71.8 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 67.0 85.4 31.8 61.8 42.4 29.4 48.3 22.9 6.3 81.9
2022 1,617 45.8 67.0 90.1 33.8 65.5 41.7 30.4 49.0 18.8 6.9 67.9
2023 407 50.1 65.7 79.1 38.4 71.8 45.5 29.0 52.1 23.6 4.7 84.2
Player 17,616 45.6 68.7 84.8 31.2 59.3 42.9 30.1 48.2 24.0 6.3 77.7
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2015 86 94 82 68 89 80 67 71 95 78 66 71 55 36 56
2016 57 54 63 56 47 87 75 94 97 88 49 56 29 32 38 5
2017 75 88 63 46 77 76 56 87 100 73 76 63 60 50 53 14
2018 25 30 26 28 35 59 37 46 86 52 48 58 29 42 36 4
2019 20 34 31 29 12 62 42 78 94 86 33 19 18 24 27 3
2020 82 85 88 83 55 61 67 80 86 85 76 18 79 14 21 15
2021 48 74 38 27 61 39 26 73 85 79 74 43 66 19 30 67 14
2022 45 69 38 24 61 25 29 39 88 47 86 57 85 18 18 35 11
2023 61 8
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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 26.3 -1 19 24 10 40.0
2017 23.7 25 23.3 2 7 14 12 48.0
2018 23.3 18 18.5 -1 2 16 7 38.9
2019 24.6 22 23.7 -2 4 16 12 54.5
2020 24.3 10 10.8 -1 7 8 5 50.0
2021 25.1 12 12.9 -1 6 10 5 41.7
2022 25.0 8 8.3 0 5 7 3 37.5
2023 22.1 2 2.2 0 1 3 0 0.0
Player 23.9 122 126.1 -4 51 98 54 44.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 25 26 23 25 25 25 29 22 24 19 26 40 23 23 25 26 16 21 28 33 25 23 37 34 20 21 31 42 26 29 21
2017 25 25 19 19 23 24 27 20 18 23 24 29 23 24 22 23 20 20 28 23 26 25 25 26 21 21 24 26 28 26 17
2018 18 24 17 16 21 19 21 16 17 12 20 22 18 15 19 19 17 17 19 21 21 19 24 21 15 14 19 21 21 18 13
2019 22 29 23 23 25 24 27 24 20 19 21 25 27 23 25 24 21 21 24 26 24 27 28 25 21 23 21 26 25 24 16
2020 10 11 11 16 11 12 13 12 7 7 6 11 11 10 11 11 13 11 11 12 12 7 15 13 11 8 10 12 11 10 8
2021 12 14 13 12 13 12 13 13 7 10 10 14 15 12 12 14 11 11 15 13 14 17 18 15 11 11 14 14 15 13 12
2022 8 8 8 6 8 7 9 8 4 6 6 7 10 8 9 9 9 9 7 8 11 11 13 9 6 6 8 12 12 8 8
2023 2 2 3 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 1 2 2 2 2 3 2
Player 122 139 117 118 129 126 142 117 99 98 115 151 129 117 126 128 109 112 134 139 135 131 163 145 106 106 129 155 140 131 97
! 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 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.8 92.0 2.2 89.8 -2.2 88.7 -1.1 90.8 2.1 90.8 0.0 90.5 -0.3 88.4 -2.1 85.1 -3.3
Launch Angle 6.0 4.0 -2.0 3.9 -0.1 -1.5 -5.4 2.1 3.6 8.7 6.6 3.3 -5.4 3.1 -0.2 3.4 0.3
Barrel % 7.1 9.2 2.1 7.0 -2.2 5.9 -1.1 7.2 1.3 10.3 3.1 5.8 -4.5 5.7 -0.1 5.8 0.1
Hard Hit % 40.8 44.2 3.4 39.4 -4.8 38.2 -1.2 46.0 7.8 47.0 1.0 47.0 0.0 39.7 -7.3 34.8 -4.9
LA Sweet-Spot % 30.1 26.0 -4.1 30.3 4.3 26.3 -4.0 29.1 2.8 33.3 4.2 26.6 -6.7 29.3 2.7 23.2 -6.1
xBA .289 .260 -0.029 .286 0.026 .239 -0.047 .249 0.010 .284 0.035 .268 -0.016 .258 -0.010 .203 -0.055
BA .297 .266 -0.031 .318 0.052 .253 -0.065 .265 0.012 .287 0.022 .269 -0.018 .268 -0.001 .234 -0.034
xwOBA .361 .331 -0.030 .352 0.021 .302 -0.050 .304 0.002 .366 0.062 .326 -0.040 .311 -0.015 .247 -0.064
wOBA .355 .326 -0.029 .376 0.050 .309 -0.067 .309 0.000 .359 0.050 .319 -0.040 .313 -0.006 .269 -0.044
xSLG .467 .442 -0.025 .454 0.012 .374 -0.080 .411 0.037 .520 0.109 .406 -0.114 .379 -0.027 .308 -0.071
SLG .459 .433 -0.026 .498 0.065 .398 -0.100 .425 0.027 .517 0.092 .395 -0.122 .382 -0.013 .330 -0.052
K% 16.2 19.8 3.6 15.5 -4.3 21.0 5.5 24.4 3.4 17.9 -6.5 17.5 -0.4 15.3 -2.2 25.0 9.7
BB% 9.1 8.5 -0.6 9.8 1.3 9.2 -0.6 6.0 -3.2 5.8 -0.2 8.5 2.7 8.8 0.3 6.0 -2.8
Swing % 45.5 48.6 3.1 47.1 -1.5 48.5 1.4 50.0 1.5 50.4 0.4 48.3 -2.1 49.0 0.7 52.1 3.1
Whiff% 20.5 26.0 5.5 21.6 -4.4 27.6 6.0 28.9 1.3 20.2 -8.7 22.9 2.7 18.8 -4.1 23.6 4.8
In Zone % 43.2 44.6 1.4 47.1 2.5 46.9 -0.2 44.0 -2.9 46.0 2.0 46.9 0.9 45.8 -1.1 50.1 4.3
Out of Zone % 56.8 55.4 -1.4 52.9 -2.5 53.1 0.2 56.0 2.9 54.0 -2.0 53.1 -0.9 54.2 1.1 49.9 -4.3
Out of Zone Swing % 31.4 31.4 0.0 26.9 -4.5 29.3 2.4 32.9 3.6 34.7 1.8 31.8 -2.9 33.8 2.0 38.4 4.6
First Pitch Swing % 28.2 29.4 1.2 30.5 1.1 31.4 0.9 30.5 -0.9 35.3 4.8 29.4 -5.9 30.4 1.0 29.0 -1.4
First Pitch Strike % 57.0 55.9 -1.1 58.4 2.5 57.1 -1.3 58.0 0.9 64.1 6.1 61.4 -2.7 58.3 -3.1 62.0 3.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 653 158 24.2 .312 .342
2017 Shifts L 664 161 24.2 .376 .374
2018 Shifts L 651 104 16.0 .291 .386
2019 Shifts L 664 153 23.0 .296 .352
2020 Shifts L 156 44 28.2 .373 .321
2021 Shifts L 563 179 31.8 .336 .283
2022 Shifts L 414 119 28.7 .306 .330
2023 Shades L 99 42 42.4 .252 .283
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo