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Luke Hochevar #1AW-5

+ Kansas City Royals Status: Active (MLB)
Positions: P-200
Proper Name: Luke Anthony Hochevar
Born: September 15, 1983 (31.166) in Fowler, Colorado
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 205 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Fowler (Fowler,CO)
College: University of Tennessee
Drafted: 2006 -- 1st round (1st overall) by Kansas City Royals (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 8,2007 (23.359)
TBC Player ID:41945
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Recent Contract:Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($10m) Option year for 2017 by Kansas City Royals (2014-12-05)
Signed by:Phill Huttmann, Gerald Turner
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Scouting Scores

control k-rating efficiency vsPower
52 65 55 36
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (36.24%) -- Sinker (17.09%) -- Cutter (14.16%) -- Curveball (13.56%) -- Slider (12.67%) -- Changeup (6.28%)
Fastball Velocity: [2013] - 95.57 - [2012] - 92.57 - [2011] - 92.76 - [2010] - 93.29

Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

2014-12-05ASigned to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($10m) Option year for 2017
2014-10-31FAGranted free agency
2014-06-02D60Transferred to 60-day DL
2014-03-30D15DL-15 Tommy John Surgery
2014-01-17ASigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($5.21m) Avoiding arbitration

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  • Awards for Luke Hochevar
    YearLeagueAward NameNotesAward History
    2005NCAA1st Team College All-AmericanSPAward History
    2005NCAARoger Clemens Award Award History
    2005NCAASoutheastern Conference All-Conference TeamSPAward History
    2005NCAASoutheastern Conference Pitcher of the Year Award History
    2007TEAMKansas City Royals Minor League Player of the Year Award History

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