November 5, 2013 12:00 PM

Hosmer picked as Royals’ player of the year

Let’s face it: Concerns surrounding first baseman Eric Hosmer escalated within the Royals’ organization when he followed up 2012’s disappointing sophomore slide by scuffling through the first weeks of the 2013 season. It turns out Hosmer was battling a sore hand throughout the season’s opening weeks. Once that healed, his bat heated up and…fast forward…he was announced Tuesday as the Royals’ player of the year.

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