Eric Hosmer has been named the 2013 Les Milgram Kansas City Royals Player of the Year.
Hosmer, 24, earned his first Les Milgram Player of the Year award after leading the team with a .302 batting average, a career-high 34 doubles, 17 homers and 79 RBI. He paced the American League with 60 multi-hit games, which were tied for the fifth-most in Royals history. Hosmer ranked seventh in the league in hits (188), ninth in overall batting average (.302) and sixth in batting average vs. left-handed pitching (.323).
Greg Holland has been named the 2013 Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year, while starting pitcher James Shields was honored with the Joe Burke Special Achievement Award last week.