Vahe Gregorian

July 7, 2013 10:17 PM

Summer is heating up, and so is the Royals’ Eric Hosmer

Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer’s career got off to a hot start, then cooled off in his second season and into his third year in the big leagues. But whatever doubts he had, Hosmer also knew he had the stuff to make it because he’d already flexed that form. And he knew, too, what ultimately defines every elite athlete isn’t the knockdowns but the dusting off.

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