During a news conference Wednesday, KC Royals general manager Dayton Moore talked about the underperformance of the team's starting pitching this season. The Royals finished 80-82 and Royals starters had a 4.89 ERA.
Agent Scott Boras will make an interesting case in hopes of earning former Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer as much as $200 million on the free-agent market. RBIs, OPS, Gold Gloves ... these things matter, But with Hosmer, Boras is also stressing intangibles.
Royals manager Ned Yost reflects on a 14-2 loss to the Diamondbacks on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. First baseman Eric Hosmer hit a home run in his first at-bat after receiving a standing ovation at Kauffman Stadium.