Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:02:04 -0700
Kansas City Royals 1B Eric Hosmer (hand) said he may undergo another X-ray on his injured hand Thursday, Aug. 21.
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:53:59 -0700
Kansas City Royals 1B Eric Hosmer's (finger) MRI showed progress, but he still will not be able to swing a bat for at least another week.
Fantasy Tip: Hosmer could return for the final 3-4 weeks of the season. However, he's going to have to avoid setbacks and recover quickly.
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:28:01 -0700
Kansas City Royals 1B Eric Hosmer (hand) underwent an X-ray on his injured hand to see if he is cleared to swing a bat but does not know the results at this point.
Fantasy Tip: Hosmer is probably a few weeks away from returning to the lineup. Owners should get him back in their lineups when he comes off the disabled list.
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:17:49 -0700
Kansas City Royals 1B Eric Hosmer (hand) continues to wear a brace on his right hand. He is hoping to return in September.
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:58:32 -0700
Kansas City Royals 1B Eric Hosmer (hand) plans to undergo X-rays Thursday, Aug. 14, to gauge the status of the stress fracture in his right hand. He is hopeful that if the injury is healed, he will be cleared to resume swinging a bat. "If it's all healed up, then we start the hitting progression," Hosmer said.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:40:02 -0700
The Kansas City Royals placed 1B Eric Hosmer (finger) on the 15-day disabled list Friday, Aug. 1.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:01:31 -0700
Updating a previous report, Kansas City Royals 1B Eric Hosmer (finger) will miss three to six weeks with a stress fracture of the third finger of his right hand. He aggravated a previous injury on a check swing Thursday, July 31. Hosmer will be placed on the disabled list.
Fantasy Tip: The likely replacement for Hosmer at first base will be Billy Butler, who has turned it on of late with the stick. Butler has been the team's permanent designated hitter for a while, though, so he'll probably need to be spelled often.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:26:10 -0700
Kansas City Royals 1B Eric Hosmer (hand) has a stress fracture in his right hand and will miss about a month, according to manager Ned Yost.
Fantasy Tip: Based on Yost's comments, Hosmer needs to be removed from lineups for the foreseeable future.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:28:29 -0700
Kansas City Royals 1B Eric Hosmer (hand) is in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 29, against the Minnesota Twins.
Fantasy Tip: Hosmer has only played in one of the last seven games, but his statistics suggest he has missed the majority of the season. Keep plugging Hosmer in your lineups, unless you have better options. He is a solid hitter.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:58:42 -0700
Kansas City Royals 1B Eric Hosmer (hand) is feeling "a little better" Friday, July 25, and could return Sunday, July 27, according to manager Ned Yost. He also said if Hosmer isn't at close to full health Sunday, he'll instead come back Tuesday, July 29.
Fantasy Tip: Sounds like a day-to-day deal that could wind up in a DL stint if Hosmer can't improve. We'll keep you posted.