Hot Lava Blowback From Hosmer Deal

February 24, 2018

In the Padres’ press conference welcoming Eric Hosmer to San Diego, agent Scott Boras opined that the organization as a whole is a “volcano of hot talent lava.” Hosmer brings his experience with a Kansas City Royals team that won the World Series to San Diego, and will take over first base. The addition displaces Wil Myers from that position and causes a hot lava ripple effect throughout the clubhouse…


Why Eric Hosmer Really Isn’t That Bad

January 12, 2018

Ever since Dennis Lin reported on the Padres potential interest in former Royals first-baseman Eric Hosmer, the team’s fanbase (and more specifically Padres twitter) has been noticeably divided. Friends have become enemies and enemies have reached mutual understandings with one another as many camps have discussed the potential signing of the free agent 1st baseman. Hosmer’s weaknesses have been well documented, but this writer is here to convince Padres fans…


5 Reason Why the Padres Should NOT Sign Eric Hosmer

January 5, 2018

The San Diego Padres might sign free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer. It’s easy to see why San Diego fans are excited about the possibility: he’s young (28), has already played for a World Champion—the 2015 Royals, hits for power, plays solid defense, and is a clubhouse leader. According to USA Today, the Padres have already offered Hosmer a seven-year contract, worth roughly $20 million per year. But here is…


The Pros and Cons to Signing Eric Hosmer

December 10, 2017

The Winter Meetings will begin this coming week, and the Hot Stove will be blaring at full blast. Teams will begin spending money and making trades as general managers look to set their rosters for the 2018 MLB season. Some might go for that “blockbuster” deal, while others will just look to satisfy team needs. A.J. Preller and Co. are expected to fill team needs, and then some. The Padres…