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+ Kansas City Royals Status: Active (MLB)
Biography Data
Positions: P-200
Proper Name: Luke Anthony Hochevar
Born: September 15, 1983 (32.024)
Place 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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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-05-07 - Kansas City Royals - Activated from DL More
Prospect Ranks:[2008]MLB #63 KCA #3 [2007]MLB #32 KCA #2
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
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (36.98%) -- Cutter (16.85%) -- Sinker (16.11%) -- Curveball (12.53%) -- Slider (11.73%) -- Changeup (5.81%)
Fastball Velocity: [2015] - 94.43 - [2013] - 95.57 - [2012] - 92.57 - [2011] - 92.76 - [2010] - 93.29

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2015MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2015-05-07Kansas City RoyalsRPActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-04-11Kansas City RoyalsRPDL-15OmahaAAAAssigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab---
    2015-04-05Kansas City RoyalsRPDL-15Kansas City RoyalsMLBDL-15 Recovery from right elbow surgery---
    2014-12-05Kansas City RoyalsRPActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBSigned to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($10m) Option year for 2017---
    2014-10-31RPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-06-02Kansas City RoyalsRPDL-60Kansas City RoyalsMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2014-03-30Kansas City RoyalsRPDL-15Kansas City RoyalsMLBDL-15 Tommy John Surgery40man
    2014-01-17Kansas City RoyalsRPActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($5.21m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2013-08-28Kansas City RoyalsRPActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBReinstated from Paternity Leave list40man
    2013-08-25Kansas City RoyalsRPPat LeaveKansas City RoyalsMLBPlaced on Paternity Leave list40man
    2013-01-18Kansas City RoyalsRPActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($4.65m)40man
    2012-05-06Kansas City RoyalsSPActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Kansas City Royals in 1st round (1st overall) of 2006 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in 1st round (40th overall) of 2005 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in 39th round (1171st overall) of 2002 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2015Kansas City Royals$ 4,000,0002771172$ 0$ 3,797,278
    2013Kansas City Royals$ 4,560,000220776$ 490,000$ 3,019,5052013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($4.65m)
    2012Kansas City Royals$ 3,510,000253873$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($3.1m) Avoided arbitration
    2011Kansas City Royals$ 1,760,000348762$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($1.76m) Avoided arbitration
    2010Kansas City Royals$ 1,760,0003471362$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-03-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($1.76m)
    2009Kansas City Royals$ 400,000724410$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Kansas City Royals$ 390,000753430$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Kansas City Royals$ 380,000737420$ 380,000$ 2,459,737

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