Hosmer went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Thursday's 6-2 loss to the Phillies. Hosmer has homered in each of his last two games after going 32 contests without a long ball for much of May and June. The first baseman is up to six homers, 31 RBI, 25 runs scored, 12 doubles and a .282/.346/.407 slash line through 64 contests overall. While his power is getting back on track, he's batting just .197 (14-for-71) in June, so he'll need to improve his overall approach at the plate.
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Hosmer went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and a walk in Tuesday's 3-2 extra-innings win over the Diamondbacks. Hosmer tied the game at 2-2 with his sixth-inning blast. This was his first extra-base hit in seven games and his first homer since May 11. The first baseman has cooled off noticeably in June -- his batting average has dropped 40 points since the start of the month, and he now has a .278/.344/.392 slash line in 63 contests. He's added five homers, 30 RBI, 24 runs scored and 12 doubles.
Hosmer will sit for the second half of Saturday's doubleheader against the Rockies, Kevin Acee of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports. Hosmer started against righty Ryan Feltner in the first game of the day and went 1-for-3. With lefty Kyle Freeland on the mound for the nightcap, he'll hit the bench. Luke Voit starts at first base as Manny Machado rests his legs in Voit's usual designated hitter spot.
Hosmer is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Mets, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports. Hosmer has a .310 OPS over his past nine games and will head to the bench for Wednesday's contest. Luke Voit will take over at first base while Manny Machado rests his legs as the designated hitter.
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Eric Hosmer is out of the starting lineup Saturday for the San Diego Padres, BaseballPress.com reports. Hosmer has been slumping of late as he has only two hits in his last 23 at-bats. Hosmer is batting .319 on the season but hasn’t homered since May 11 and has only one RBI since May 15. Before the season, there was talk that Hosmer could be traded, and he seemed close to heading to the New York Mets, but that has died down. The Padres have former New York Yankee first baseman Luke Voit, on the roster, but Voit is best served as the designated hitter and not with a glove in the field.
Hosmer isn't in Saturday's lineup against the Brewers. Hosmer started in the last three games and went 2-for-14 with a double, an RBI and three strikeouts. Jake Cronenworth will shift to first base while Sergio Alcantara starts at the keystone Saturday.
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Hosmer went 2-for-3 with a walk in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Brewers. After reaching base three times on the night, Hosmer's on-base average sits at a robust .392 through 40 games on the season. He's propped up the OBA with a .327 batting average, but his production in the other four main rotisserie categories still leaves something to be desired. Despite playing in all but three of the Padres' games this season, Hosmer has provided only four home runs, 24 RBI, 16 runs and zero stolen bases.
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Hosmer is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against San Francisco. Hosmer has ridden a career-best 14.5 percent strikeout rate to a .324/.382/.849 slash line so far this season. He's still pounding the ball into the ground as much as ever, resulting in a 4.3 percent barrel rate and a modest four homers, but his season should finish as one of his most productive ever if he can continue making this much contact. The veteran will get his first day off in over a month Saturday, with Luke Voit starting at first base and Jurickson Profar resting his legs as the designated hitter.
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Hosmer went 3-for-5 with two runs and two RBI in an 11-6 win over the Braves on Friday. The veteran first baseman knocked in a pair of runs with a fifth-inning single, and he scored in each of the seventh and ninth innings. This was the second straight three-hit game and third consecutive multi-hit performance for Hosmer, who has gone 8-for-14 with a homer and five RBI during the hot stretch. He leads the league with a .377 average on the season, just ahead of teammate Manny Machado's .371 mark.
Hosmer went 3-for-5 with a solo home run and two RBI in the loss to the Cubs on Wednesday. Hosmer singled and drove in a run in the first inning and then launched a solo homer off Mychal Givens in the seventh frame. He later added another single. The long ball was Hosmer's fourth of the season and first since April 30. The first baseman also put together his second straight multi-hit effort and his season slash line now sits at .367/.434/.550, all of which are career bests. In what has been a resurgent season for Hosmer, he has four homers, 21 RBI and 13 runs over 109 at-bats in 30 games.
Eric Hosmer is having one of the best starts of his career and is continuing to build on it. He joined Gwynn & Chris to talk about his start and the direction of the team in 2022.
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