Eric Hosmer has reportedly signed with the San Diego Padres. This news was first reported by The San Diego Union-Tribune. The deal is for 8 years, which means the Padres have control of Hosmer until age 36 season. The deal includes an opt-out clause after the fifth season.
Interesting move for Hosmer, but like I said in my previous article, if the Padres can move Wil Myers and get some good pieces in return, this relationship should work out well. Congrats to both sides for getting a deal done and hopefully setting the stage for the rest of the unsigned stars to get a deal done.