Eric Hosmer Rakes at Petco Park and Bullies the Rest of the West

February 19, 2018

It finally happened. Eric Hosmer is a San Diego Padre. The 8-year, $144 million deal is the biggest in club history and it gives the Padres an instant face to the franchise. The thing is, Hosmer is already accustomed to success at Petco Park. Whether it was torturing his now current team in the regular season, during the 2016 All-Star Game or the 2017 World Baseball Classic, Hosmer has owned…


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,…


It’s Time to Move on From Eric Hosmer

February 9, 2018

The Eric Hosmer rumors are still swirling in San Diego with less than ten days before players report to spring training. Eric Hosmer has value, but is it time to just move on from him and focus on 2018 and the future of this franchise? San Diego sports fans are certainly very used to disappointment. It just comes with the territory. Will the Eric Hosmer ordeal end in more heartache…


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…