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Luke Hochevar

Luke Hochevar 44 P

Kansas City Royals

  • Status: Free Agent
  • Full Name: Luke Anthony Hochevar
  • Age: 33 (September 15, 1983)
  • Birthplace: Denver, CO
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 5" Wt: 225
  • Draft: Round 1 (2006, KC)
  • MLB Debut: 09/08/2007
  • School: Tennessee
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Luke Hochevar Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
November 5, 2016 RHP Luke Hochevar elected free agency.
September 2, 2016 Kansas City Royals transferred RHP Luke Hochevar from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome.
July 28, 2016 Kansas City Royals placed RHP Luke Hochevar on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 25, 2016. Symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome.
May 7, 2015 Kansas City Royals activated RHP Luke Hochevar from the 15-day disabled list.
April 9, 2015 Kansas City Royals sent RHP Luke Hochevar on a rehab assignment to Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 5, 2015 Kansas City Royals placed RHP Luke Hochevar on the 15-day disabled list. Recovering from March 2014 Tommy John surgery
December 4, 2014 Kansas City Royals signed free agent RHP Luke Hochevar.
October 30, 2014 RHP Luke Hochevar elected free agency.
October 30, 2014 Kansas City Royals activated RHP Luke Hochevar from the 60-day disabled list.
June 2, 2014 Kansas City Royals transferred RHP Luke Hochevar from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from March 2014 Tommy John surgery
March 30, 2014 Kansas City Royals placed RHP Luke Hochevar on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 21, 2014. Recovering from March 2014 Tommy John surgery
August 28, 2013 Kansas City Royals activated RHP Luke Hochevar from the paternity list.
August 25, 2013 Kansas City Royals placed RHP Luke Hochevar on the paternity list.
September 3, 2010 Kansas City Royals activated RHP Luke Hochevar from the 60-day disabled list.
September 1, 2010 Kansas City Royals transferred RHP Luke Hochevar from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
August 28, 2010 sent RHP Luke Hochevar on a rehab assignment to Omaha Royals.
June 16, 2010 Kansas City Royals placed RHP Luke Hochevar on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 12, 2010. Right elbow strain
June 6, 2009 Kansas City Royals recalled Luke Hochevar from Omaha Royals.
May 24, 2009 Kansas City Royals optioned RHP Luke Hochevar to Omaha Royals.
May 11, 2009 Kansas City Royals recalled Luke Hochevar from Omaha Royals.
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Luke Hochevar Awards and Honors

Luke Hochevar  44 P

Luke Hochevar
  • Full Name: Luke Anthony Hochevar
  • Born: September 15, 1983
  • Age: 33
  • Birthplace: Denver, CO
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 225
  • Draft: Round 1 (2006, KC)
  • School: Tennessee
  • MLB Debut: 09/08/2007
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (No. 1 overall) of the 2006 June First-Year Player Draft...signed by Phil Huttmann and Gerald Turner...graduated from Fowler (Colo.) High where he was a standout in both baseball and basketball...was a 3-time All-State selection in baseball...posted a 1.19 ERA with 97 strikeouts in 47 innings as a senior while slugging 13 home runs with a .622 average and 38 RBIs...was 7-0 with a 0.88 ERA as a junior, striking out 96 in 47 2/3 innings...at Fowler, was also the Division 2A Player of the Year and an All-Colorado selection in basketball, averaging 22.0 points, 10.5 rebounds and 7.6 blocks per game as a senior...was a three-year standout at the University of Tennessee, finishing his career with a 25-10 record and a 3.05 ERA in 51 career appearances...his 287 career strikeouts ranked second in school history when he declared for the draft...was the first-ever No. 1 overall pick from the University of Tennessee...following his 2004 season, anchored Team USA at the World University Championship...as a junior in 2005, went 15-3 with a 2.26 ERA in 19 starts (139 2/3 IP, 104 H, 46 R, 35 ER, 54 BB, 154 K) in helping lead the Vols to the College World Series...following the season, he was named a consensus first-team All-America by Louisville Slugger, Sports Weekly and the NCBWA...he was the winner of the Roger Clemens National Pitcher of the Year Award and was a finalist for the Golden Spikes and Brooks Wallace awards, won by Royals' 2005 1st-round pick Alex Gordon...in 2006, was named the Male Amateur Athlete of the Year by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame...father, Brian, played professional basketball with the Denver Nuggets in 1979...his mother, Carmen, played college basketball and volleyball at Southern Colorado...his sister, Brittany, was a 2-time All-American at Long Beach St. and played professional volleyball in Puerto Rico...his younger brother, Dylan, pitched for the University of Tennessee.