Report: Royals offer Eric Hosmer $147 million contract

USA TODAY According to USA Today, the Kansas City Royals have offered free agent first baseman, Eric Hosmer, a franchise-record seven-year deal worth a reported $147 million.

A source close to the situation told USA Today Sports that negotiations are still underway.

USA Today says the offer from Kansas City comes after the San Diego Padres extended their own sizeable deal, said to be worth $140 million over seven years as well.

Both the Royals and Padres organizations confirmed the length of their offer to the gold glover, however, would not expand on any of the other details.

Hosmer has said to have been wanting at least an eight or nine-year deal.