Hosmer with a swing
Photo by Minda Haas

I’m excited about this move. I absolutely would have loved to see Kila succeed at the major league level, and maybe at some point he will, but it won’t be with the Royals. Kila was struggling intensely this season, and he didn’t get a fair shake, but sometimes that’s the way it works. He was done a disservice by being kept down by poor acquisitions, and I feel bad for the guy, but in the end he was not the Royals solution at 1B. That solution is Eric Hosmer. Read more