Luke Hochevar RUMORS & NEWS

  • Can the Royals’ bullpen get even better? Luke Hochevar set to return from Tommy John surgery

    Hardball Talk "Tonight the Royals’ MLB-best bullpen and its 1.00 ERA are expected to get closer Greg Holland back from the disabled list and Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star reports that they’re also likely to get setup man Luke Hochevar back this weekend. Hochevar missed all of last season following..." May 06

  • Luke Hochevar expected to begin season on disabled list

    Hardball Talk "Royals right-hander Luke Hochevar is in the final stages of his rehab from Tommy John surgery, but Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star writes that he’s “unlikely” to be ready for the season. Hochevar, who is almost exactly one year removed from surgery, tossed a scoreless inning in his..." March 17

  • Royals reliever Luke Hochevar steps on the gas in recovery from elbow surgery

    Kansas City Star "Luke Hochevar’s first throwing sessions after Tommy John surgery came during the Royals’ playoff run last season, and manager Ned Yost was so encouraged he wondered if immediate help had arrived. It hadn’t, but Hochevar’s recovery this spring has hit all of its targets, and Tuesday’s was an..." March 04

  • Royals close to re-signing relief ace Luke Hochevar to two-year deal worth $10 million

    Kansas City Star "In organizational meetings in November, as the Royals pondered their route back to the World Series in 2015, team officials stressed the importance of preserving their pitching strength. The team has yet to find a replacement in the starting rotation for James Shields, but they have been active in..." December 03

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    Andy McCullough @McCulloughStar

    Luke Hochevar will have Tommy John surgery, Yost says.

  • Royals reliever Luke Hochevar is out at least two to three weeks with elbow injury

    Kansas City Star "The Royals have shut down pitcher Luke Hochevar after an MRI on Tuesday revealed a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. Hochevar will receive two to three weeks to rest and recover, manager Ned Yost said. The organization hopes he can return to big-league action by the end of..." March 05

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    Joel Sherman @Joelsherman1

    #Royals, Hochevar avoid arb. He gets $5.21M. $400G available in bonuses for GS or GF.

  • Ned Yost says Luke Hochevar, Wade Davis in line for jobs in 2014 Royals rotation

    Kansas City Star "The working plan for putting together the Royals’ rotation, two weeks prior to Christmas, is to give a long spring look to Luke Hochevar and Wade Davis for the final two slots. Both pitched effectively last season in the bullpen — Hochevar for the entire year — after struggling as..." December 11

  • Report: Red Sox Have Interest in Hochevar, Yet to Talk With Royals

    NESN "The Red Sox would probably love to add a bullpen arm before the July 31 trade deadline and a former No. 1 overall pick could be an option for the first-place club. While Luke Hochevar the top pick in the 2006 draft hasn’t exactly panned out as an ace he’d still be a good addition to any..." July 24

  • Royals' Luke Hochevar sent to bullpen

    Detroit Free Press "The Kansas City Royals are sending right-hander Luke Hochevar to the bullpen after more than five seasons in the rotation. Hochevar was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2006 draft. Later that first round, the Tigers took left-hander Andrew Miller at No. 6, and the Diamondbacks selected current..." March 14

  • Royals shift Hochevar to bullpen duty

    Kansas City Star "Right-hander Luke Hochevar, eternally inconsistent as a starter, is shifting, at least temporarily, to the Royals’ bullpen. Manager Ned Yost announced the move Wednesday morning prior to a game against Seattle at Surprise Stadium. “I think it makes us a better team,” Yost said. “I think it..." March 13