Major League Baseball free agent rumors: Eric Hosmer agrees to terms with Padres

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The recent signing of Eric Hosmer by the Padres pushed Wil Myers to the outfield. The front-loaded contact is worth approximately $140 million, with Hosmer receiving $20 million for each of the first five years and $13 million each of the next three years, according to Bleacher Report.

The 28-year-old Hosmer batted a career-high.318 in 2017 and matched his best from the previous season with 25 home runs.

He's played for Kansas City since 2011.

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Nunez gets a guaranteed $6 million, according to multiple reports, including $4 million this season and a $2 million buyout. Hosmer also receives a $5 million signing bonus.

Eric Hosmer's extended run as a free agent appears to be nearing its end.

"He always made you feel special whether you were a 12-year veteran superstar or you had one day in the show", catcher Drew Butera said Sunday morning after the news of Hosmer's departure broke.

Hosmer was one of several big-name free agents repped by Scott Boras remaining on the open market despite spring training already being underway. He crushed the ball in limited action after being promoted to the majors in 2016, and he hit 26 home runs in 122 games last season for San Diego. Not only that, but Hosmer would win the All-Star MVP that year. Back-to-back American League pennants and a World Series championship followed. He also hit eight homers in only 38 games for Boston.

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