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Kansas City Royals: where does Luke Hochevar fit?

  An already very well staffed Kansas City Royals bullpen will be adding yet another weapon to their arsenal for the 2015 season. Luke Hochevar recently signed a two-year deal with Kansas City worth $10 million dollars reports. Hochevar has the option to gain an extra $1 million dollars if he performs to the best of his abilities. However, analysts are skeptical of...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Hochevar to begin throwing off mound soon

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Royals right-hander Luke Hochevar hopes to begin throwing off a mound later this month as he continues to rehab from Tommy John surgery that caused him to miss all of last season. Hochevar, who signed a $10 million, two-year deal to remain in Kansas City this week, had the surgery after feeling a twinge in his pitching elbow in spring training. He wound up...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Hochevar: 'This is the place I wanted to be'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The real reason right-hander Luke Hochevar re-signed with the Royals this week? "I didn't want to miss out on any fun next season," Hochevar said Friday in a conference call. Hochevar, who signed a two-year deal worth $10 million, said it was difficult watching the Royals' amazing playoff run without being able to contribute. Hochevar had Tommy John surgery last...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals announce 2-year deal for reliever Hochevar

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Luke Hochevar and the American League champion Kansas City Royals have completed a $10 million, two-year contract that includes a mutual option for 2017. The team announced the move Thursday. Hochevar will earn $4 million next season and $5.5 million in 2016 with a $500,000 buyout, a person familiar with the terms told The Associated Press. The person spoke...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Royals, Luke Hochevar agree on $10M, two-year deal

  Right-hander Luke Hochevar and the Kansas City Royals agreed to a $10 million, two-year deal that should give the defending American League champions even more firepower in their bullpen. Hochevar will make $4.5 million this season and $5.5 million for the 2016 season, a person familiar with the terms told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Royals, Hochevar agree to 2-year deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Right-hander Luke Hochevar and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $10 million, two-year deal, a person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press. Hochevar will make $4.5 million this season and $5.5 million for the 2016 season, the person said Wednesday, speaking on condition of anonymity because Hochevar must pass a physical to complete...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Re-Sign Hochevar on Two-Year Deal

The Royals have added to what was already the best bullpen in baseball by agreeing to retain the services of reliever Luke Hochevar with a two-year, $10 million deal, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. luke hochevar signs FA deal back with royals: $10M, 2 years. kc enhances baseball’s best pen. — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 3, 2014 The number...
Via Baseball Essential
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals close to signing Hochevar, won't shift Davis back to rotation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A source with knowledge of the situation confirmed Wednesday that the Royals are close to signing right-hander Luke Hochevar to a two-year deal reportedly in the $10.5 million range, but that the Royals were not yet ready to make an announcement. Hochevar, 31, made $5,210,000 last season, though he didn't pitch after undergoing Tommy John surgery in March. The...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Will Bring Back Hochevar

    It appears Luke Hochevar may get the chance to jump on a Royals dogpile after all. After proclaiming his greatest regret for missing the 2014 season as being that he would miss out on postseason fun, it seems he may still get his chance in the coming years. It was announced by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports that the Royals and Hochevar have agreed on a 2 year $10MM deal...
Via Royals Blue
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Hochevar out for the 2014 season, will have Tommy John surgery

In an otherwise quiet Royals spring training, the team announced Friday relief pitcher Luke Hochevar will have Tommy John surgery to fix ligament damage in his right elbow. A specific time and date for the surgery hasn’t been announced, but it’s likely to happen in the next two weeks.   The injury occurred during last Monday’s game against the Chicago White Sox. Hochevar...
Via i70baseball
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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