Originally Posted by BWillie007
I really think Hosmer in the OF really expands upon his abilities. He's not a freak athlete or anything, but he would have no problem in RF. His "amazing" 1B abilities are vastly over exaggerated because he sometimes makes a really nice play. Theres really no reason not to put him in RF unless you already have 3 great OF's.
I tend to agree with this to a certain extent. Though better this year, his footwork on throws can get him into trouble, and he swipes at far too many balls. Needs to demonstrate softer hands.
He's not Billy. Far from it. But he's also not Tex.