Today, however, he starred in a short vine with Kacie, produced by former minor league teammate Anthony Seratelli.
In the seven-second rom-com, we learn how Eric Hosmer might have found love in a Tinder world. Is it a social commentary on romance in the age of social media?
And it could also be called jumping on a grenade for the team.
This disgusting practice (and the notion that having sex with “ugly” women is an act of “charity”) has been part of baseball since at least the middle of Jose Canseco’s career, in the early ‘90s (and likely is far older than this). It featured in an episode of Anger Management titled “Charlie and the Slumpbuster” in which Sheen’s character feels sorry enough for a woman he used as a slumpbuster that he begins to date her until he discovers that she is crazy.
On Sunday, New York Daily News writer Nicholas Parco published an article succinctly titled, “Aaron Judge spotted in stands at third round of U. Open with blonde,” wherein he asserts that he has discovered the “cause for the Yankee rookie’s horrific slump in the second half of the season.” Essentially, Judge has been slumping due to his relationship with this woman.
This article joins a long list of other sexist instances of players’ female significant others being blamed for their slumps, a practice that must be eradicated from sports.
When he slumped in 2011, fans assigned his new wife the blame.
In 2014, Kate Upton was saddled with the blame for her boyfriend Justin Verlander’s slump (and previously the poor performances of past boyfriends Mark Sanchez and Blake Griffin).
On Tuesday, Eric Hosmer was the hero for the Kansas City Royals, who beat the New York Mets in the first game of the World Series.
More often than not, these attacks are levied on famous women, women with power and particularly ones who maintain a “sexy” persona.
In many cases, fans become jealous that these women will never date them, which manifests itself in the need to tear them down in order to recover self-esteem and self-worth.
Eric Hosmer and KSHB 41 Action traffic reporter Kacie Mc Donnell have been a power couple in Kansas City for awhile now, but are they ready to be a Hollywood power couple as well?
Hosmer has already made an appearance on HBO's "Ballers" and was featured on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon following the World Series victory.