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Royals Prospect Eric Hosmer Homers In First AA At-Bat

There's a reason Royals fans are excited about 2011 and beyond.

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Eric Hosmer is one of those reasons.

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Yep, that's his first at-bat in AA and, yep, that was out of the park (Photo via NW Arkansas Naturals Twitter).

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He wasn't doing too shabby in A ball either.

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Hosmer also leads the Carolina League in doubles (29), on-base percentage (.429) and extra-base hits (42). He had seven home runs and 51 RBIs in 87 games. Hosmer was drafted third overall in 2008.

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