Hot-hitting Hosmer hits another huge homer

Hot-hitting Hosmer hits another huge homer

KANSAS CITY -- Eric Hosmer continued his scorching-hot postseason with a two-run home run in the third inning of Sunday's Game 3 of the American League Division Series, giving the Royals a commanding 5-1 lead.

Hosmer tomahawked a 2-0 offering from Angels left-handed reliever Hector Santiago over the left-center-field bleachers for his second blast in as many games.

  Date Time Matchup/Result Network
Gm 1 Oct. 2   KC 3, LAA 2 video
Gm 2 Oct. 3   KC 4, LAA 1 video
Gm 3 Oct. 5   KC 8, LAA 3 video
Kansas City's first baseman contributed to his team's 4-1 win in Game 2 on Friday in Anaheim with a tie-breaking two-run home run in the 11th inning. Hosmer last homered in back-to-back games on July 9-10 this season.

Hosmer also had a hand in Tuesday's AL Wild Card Game victory, going 3-for-4 with an RBI.

Jackson Alexander is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.