Info & Stats:  Kansas City Royals First Baseman

All Topics: 2017 Season | Long season | Nice little run lately | AL Central Division is still up for grabs | Peter Moylan’s Expresso machine | All-Star voting in Miami | WBC | Atmosphere of the WBC | Edinson Volquez’s no-hitter on what would have been Yordano Ventura’s birthday

June 20th 2017

Eric on the AL Central: “Still up for grabs.”



June 1st 2016

All Topics: 2 or more hits in five straight games | Streaks of a season | Teams record this year | Questions of World Series hangover | Back to playing their brand of baseball | Bullpen being a strength | Life in Kansas City after winning the World Series | KC is nuts over baseball right now | Concert | Taxi’s in New York City scare him

Eric on life as a champion: “It’s crazy.”



Oct 1st 2015

All Topics: Game winning homer last night | Big last series vs. Minnesota | This season compared to last | Scoreboard watching | 2014 Postseason | Feels home field advantage in the postseason is very important | Team trading for veterans Ben Zobrist and Jonny Gomes | Johnny Cueto | Cueto’s last few outings | Cueto’s adjustments to the American League | Organization’s improvement

Eric on home-field advantage throughout the American League playoffs: “We definitely feel it’s important.”



Jun 24th 2015

All Topics: Getting off to a great start this season | Wanting to prove others wrong | Outsiders not giving the team credit for last season | His first few seasons in the big leagues | Changing the atmosphere in the organization | Last year’s Wild Card game against Oakland changed the organization | His 2014 postseason numbers | Putting on 10 pounds of muscle in the off-season | The teams All-Star voting |

Eric on the team attitude in 2015: “We want to prove everyone wrong.”



May 9th 2014

All Topics: 2014 Season | Winning 86 games last year | The team getting off to a slow start this season | 1985 Royals | George Brett | Brett’s advice | Brett hanging around the locker room | His rise through the minors | Competition in the majors being too good to glide on talent alone | Preparation | His older brother Mike | Working out with Mike in the off-season | Having an inner circle you can trust | George choosing to work with them

Eric on George Brett: “We love him like a brother.”



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