Royalman Report: Talking About Eric Hosmer with Curtis Kitchen and Bret Saberhagen with Marc Normandin


We finally got back into the studio after last weekend’s All-Star festivities and put in 90 minutes of baseball discussion.

Curtis Kitchen (@curtiskitchen, CurtisKitchen.com) joined us to share his observations of Eric Hosmer and his recent struggles and the possible causess and solutions related to them.

We also talked with Marc Normandin (@Marc_Normandin, OverTheMonster.com) about the new book “The Hall of Nearly Great” which will be available for purchase on July 18. It covers players who didn’t quite hit Hall of Fame contention but were still notable and among the best in their time. You can learn more by listening to Marc discuss his piece in the book on former Royal Bret Saberhagen and also at the book’s site: HallofNearlyGreat.com.

After our guests, we caught up with the All-Star week and our thoughts on the Robinson Cano booing (and the media’s reaction to it), our memories of the weekend and what’s next for the Royals.

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