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This is a story all Royals fans know well. Drafted number one overall in 2006 ahead of future All Stars, Cy Young winners, and World Series Champions, Luke Hochevar has been a massive disappointment. Following the All Star break in 2011, Hochevar had pitched up to his potential, pitching 79 innings to the tune of a 3.52 ERA. Going into 2012, many people around baseball thought Luke Hochevar had amassed all of his potential and finally become the pitcher many thought he could be. Hochevar had convinced many that he had turned the proverbial corner and was ready to lead the staff in 2012. [caption id="attachment_11837" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hochevar has always had the ability, but can he finally put it all together?[/caption] Scouts around the game knew Hochevar had ace potential. Possessing a large frame, a repeatable delivery, and a several plus pitches, it made a lot of sense that Hochevar could become the pitcher Allard Baird envisioned...
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