Padres Sign Eric Hosmer To Eight-Year/$144 Million Deal

February 17, 2018

It’s finally happened. After months of waiting and endless negotiating, a deal is finally in place. At 8:04 San Diego time, Kevin Acee reported that Eric Hosmer has signed with the Padres with Scott Miller giving the financial details of an eight-year, $144 million front-loaded deal, with $20 million in the first five years and $13 million in the final three years. The Padres will be giving up their third-highest draft pick,…

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Eric Hosmer Wants Eight-Year Deal

January 17, 2018

On Monday afternoon, I received the honor of talking to USA Today and MLB Network Insider Bob Nightengale. We had an in-depth conversation about the San Diego Padres and Eric Hosmer, the hot topic around town. The thing that stuck out to me in our conversation was when I asked Mr. Nightengale about any new Eric Hosmer information. He said that the first baseman is “looking for an eight-year deal,…

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