Found March 14, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The Kansas City Royals announced yesterday that right-hander Luke Hochevar will begin the season pitching out of the bullpen, but the team continues to require “quite a bit in return” when teams have asked about the former top prospect, according to Danny Knobler of CBS Sports. Interesting (and surprising) on Hochevar: Teams that asked about trading for him were told Royals wanted quite a bit in return. — DannyKnoblerCBS (@DKnobler) March 13, 2013 Rather than have Hochevar continue to compete for the Royals’ No. 5 starter spot with Bruce Chen, Will Smith and Luis Mendoza this spring, manager Ned Yost said yesterday that Hochevar would be used as a reliever to begin the year. Hochevar has started 63 games for the Royals over the past two seasons, but he’s only mustered an ERA of 5.19 while doing so. Kansas City selected Hochevar first-overall in the 2006 MLB Draft, and they appear to continue to hold out hope of getting something of value out of the right-hander. Over six seasons in the majors, the 29-year-old has maintained an ERA of 5.39 with a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 2.07.  Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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