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Luke Hochevar
Birthdate: 9/15/1983 (31 y, 3 m, 2 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-5/215     Position: P
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 1, Overall: 1, Team: Kansas City Royals
Contract: $10M / 2 Years (2015 - 2016)
RotoWire News: Hochevar re-signed with the Royals on a two-year, $10 million contract Wednesday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports. (12/3/2014)
Injury: Elbow, Day-to-Day



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2006Royals (A)0104415.19.391.171.17.16797.6 %  1.173.50  
2007Royals (AA)360171694.09.002.491.24.34864.6 %  4.694.03  
2007Royals (AAA)130101058.06.833.261.71.25369.8 %  5.125.69  
2007Royals0104112.23.552.840.71.24484.3 %63.4 %9.1 %2.135.135.200.0
2008Royals (AAA)1103317.16.233.121.04.18870.4 %  2.604.66  
2008Royals61202222129.05.023.280.84.30562.3 %51.8 %8.7 %5.514.434.641.7
2009Royals (AAA)5108848.06.752.250.38.28583.7 %  1.503.27  
2009Royals71302525143.06.672.901.45.32159.3 %46.6 %13.8 %6.554.844.281.3
2010Royals (AAA)000225.07.201.800.00.21480.0 %  1.803.19  
2010Royals6601817103.06.643.230.79.31265.0 %45.9 %8.3 %4.813.934.091.6
2011Royals111103131198.05.822.821.05.27566.0 %49.8 %11.5 %4.684.294.052.2
2012Royals81603232185.16.992.961.31.31562.6 %43.3 %13.5 %5.734.634.321.3
2013Royals52258070.110.492.181.02.21492.1 %35.0 %11.0 %1.922.962.901.2
2015Steamer32255055.08.432.200.90.28276.3 %  3.073.41 0.4
Total- - -43612190128841.16.562.931.10.29764.7 %47.0 %11.5 %5.104.344.169.4

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2006Royals (A)011.1744000  15.15783222011016
2007Royals (AA)364.691716000  94.041811062491326066094
2007Royals (AAA)135.121010000  58.02455334331121032044
2007Royals012.13410000012.25411431403105
2008Royals (AAA)112.6033000  17.168117526003112
2008Royals6125.51222200000129.056614384791247157072
2009Royals (AAA)511.5088110  48.018741118212000036
2009Royals7136.55252521000143.063116710910423460890106
2010Royals (AAA)001.8022000  5.0203110101204
2010Royals664.81181710000103.04501106155937142176
2011Royals11114.68313100000198.083519211010323624772128
2012Royals8165.73323221000185.1800202127118276131380144
2013Royals521.925800029370.1262411515817112082
2015Steamer323.07550  2  55.0226492119513 2  52
Total- - -43615.1019012852293841.135988665104771032741041363613

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2006Royals (A)9.391.178.001.1728.1 %3.5 %24.6 %.1480.65.16797.6 %  3.50
2007Royals (AA)9.002.493.621.2422.5 %6.2 %16.3 %.2851.45.34864.6 %  4.03
2007Royals (AAA)6.833.262.101.7118.0 %8.6 %9.4 %.2401.28.25369.8 %  5.69
2007Royals3.552.841.250.719.3 %7.4 %1.9 %.2341.18.24484.3 %461135.13
2007Average6.673.332.001.0317.1 %8.5 %8.6 %.2631.41.29970.7 %  4.43
2008Royals (AAA)6.233.122.001.0417.7 %8.8 %8.8 %.1770.98.18870.4 %  4.66
2008Royals5.023.281.530.8412.7 %8.3 %4.4 %.2781.47.30562.3 %1241014.43
2008Average6.833.392.011.0117.5 %8.7 %8.8 %.2591.39.29671.4 %  4.39
2009Royals (AAA)6.752.253.000.3819.3 %6.4 %12.8 %.2341.10.28583.7 %  3.27
2009Royals6.672.902.301.4516.8 %7.3 %9.5 %.2891.49.32159.3 %1461094.84
2009Average6.993.462.021.0518.0 %8.9 %9.1 %.2581.39.29571.9 %  4.42
2010Royals (AAA)7.201.804.000.0020.0 %5.0 %15.0 %.1670.80.21480.0 %  3.19
2010Royals6.643.232.050.7916.9 %8.2 %8.7 %.2691.43.31265.0 %115943.93
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %10.0 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011Royals5.822.822.061.0515.3 %7.4 %7.9 %.2511.28.27566.0 %1131044.29
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012Royals6.992.962.361.3118.0 %7.6 %10.4 %.2781.42.31562.6 %1391114.63
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Royals10.492.184.821.0231.3 %6.5 %24.8 %.1680.82.21492.1 %48742.96
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2015Steamer8.432.203.830.9022.8 %5.9 %16.8 %.2321.13.28276.3 %  3.41
Total- - -6.562.932.241.1017.0 %7.6 %9.4 %.2641.35.29764.7 %1201024.34

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2007Royals2.369.8 %63.4 %26.8 %9.1 %9.1 %7.7 %0.0 %4.421175.20
2008Royals1.6416.5 %51.8 %31.7 %6.5 %8.7 %5.3 %50.0 %4.721074.64
2009Royals1.3017.6 %46.6 %35.8 %7.8 %13.8 %8.8 %0.0 %4.25974.28
2010Royals1.3921.0 %45.9 %33.1 %11.9 %8.3 %6.6 %25.0 %4.20984.09
2011Royals1.5518.0 %49.8 %32.2 %10.0 %11.5 %4.5 %37.5 %4.161004.05
2012Royals1.2421.7 %43.3 %35.0 %8.0 %13.5 %4.9 %45.5 %4.281054.32
2013Royals0.7719.4 %35.0 %45.6 %13.7 %11.0 %1.8 %0.0 %2.26732.90
Total- - -1.3718.8 %47.0 %34.2 %9.1 %11.5 %5.7 %33.3 %4.16994.16

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2007Royals261141210373107180
2008Royals22613872912635179312842077
2009Royals217167821319507984915002349
2010Royals151109691310416362710151642
2011Royals3102001122014166119118919293118
2012Royals247200124161211584112318843007
2013Royals56733110120323526921044
Total- - -1233898494827045154315006841113417

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2007Royals-0.11-0.420.322.390.240.370.290.350.2830.18-0.4600
2008Royals-1.80-10.618.82-16.58-1.710.930.830.880.8622-0.58-1.3600
2009Royals-2.70-12.8110.10-29.80-2.850.920.890.870.9823-1.92-1.0300
2010Royals-0.35-7.847.49-9.02-1.010.970.880.831.0917-0.650.2800
2011Royals-0.31-15.0314.72-8.30-0.810.980.930.881.1631-0.29-0.0200
2012Royals-2.26-14.8512.59-29.23-2.990.910.870.881.0730-2.540.0600
2013Royals1.03-2.883.9119.042.040.720.791.051.48361.63-0.20119
Total- - --6.50-64.4557.95-71.51-7.090.920.870.911.12162-4.17-2.91119

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2007Royals69.4% (91.3)13.9% (82.7) 12.2% (76.6)4.4% (82.2)   
2008Royals59.2% (90.5)21.0% (82.7)0.5% (85.4)9.5% (75.9)9.7% (82.4)  1.3%
2009Royals58.4% (91.8)22.8% (83.6)3.2% (89.1)13.3% (76.7)1.1% (84.3)1.2% (83.2) 1.4%
2010Royals56.5% (93.5)12.0% (84.6)14.3% (89.5)8.5% (76.4)6.2% (83.5)2.5% (84.2) 1.4%
2011Royals53.8% (92.7)10.7% (84.0)16.5% (88.3)11.6% (77.1)7.4% (81.6)  0.6%
2012Royals53.5% (92.6)10.4% (85.4)10.0% (88.6)20.6% (78.1)5.5% (84.9)  0.6%
2013Royals49.7% (95.5)0.8% (86.6)35.0% (90.7)14.2% (79.9)0.4% (86.8)  0.3%
Total- - -55.6% (92.4)13.8% (83.9)11.2% (89.2)13.5% (77.4)5.5% (83.0)0.5% (83.8) 0.9%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Royals69.3 %     14.0 %12.3 %  4.5 %   
2008Royals58.6 % 0.2 %0.2 % 0.3 %21.1 %9.3 %  9.9 %   
2009Royals42.4 %  0.3 % 16.7 %22.1 %15.5 %  2.9 %   
2010Royals36.2 % 17.0 %4.0 % 15.6 %11.6 %8.7 %  6.4 %   
2011Royals33.6 % 15.4 %0.3 % 17.6 %14.1 %11.3 %  7.1 %   
2012Royals36.3 % 9.9 %  14.4 %12.7 %20.9 %  5.3 %   
2013Royals41.5 % 36.8 %  6.3 %0.7 %8.2 %5.9 % 0.3 %   
Total- - -41.0 % 10.8 %0.6 % 12.7 %14.9 %13.3 %0.5 % 5.7 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Royals91.3     82.476.1  81.9  
2008Royals90.6 88.186.3 90.382.976.1  82.5  
2009Royals91.8  89.6 91.683.977.4  84.3  
2010Royals93.7 90.285.0 93.185.076.3  83.2  
2011Royals92.7 88.681.8 92.584.977.1  81.5  
2012Royals92.6 89.7  92.685.978.1  84.9  
2013Royals95.6 90.9  94.986.579.380.5 86.6  
Total- - -92.3 89.785.1 92.584.477.580.5 83.0  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2007Royals0.60.4 0.00.2  0.441.59 -0.122.59  
2008Royals-4.09.10.5-3.2-7.1  -0.332.104.66-1.67-3.57  
2009Royals-18.413.4-2.2-11.5-3.10.2 -1.362.54-3.03-3.74-11.910.74 
2010Royals-10.24.71.0-2.22.2-0.7 -1.122.430.44-1.592.16-1.77 
2011Royals0.211.31.2-10.8-6.3  0.013.420.23-2.99-2.74  
2012Royals-17.5-1.15.1-2.5-7.0  -1.09-0.351.70-0.40-4.29  
2013Royals9.2-1.010.7-2.1-0.2  1.78-12.322.93-1.43-5.02  
Total- - --40.236.816.2-32.4-21.3-0.5 -0.542.011.09-1.81-2.92-0.75 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Royals0.9     0.40.0  0.2  
2008Royals-1.6 -0.10.1 0.29.8-3.0  -7.0  
2009Royals-13.5  0.0 -2.89.2-10.5  -2.1  
2010Royals-4.3 -0.8-1.7 -5.17.1-2.5  2.5  
2011Royals2.2 7.6-1.9 -2.28.7-10.6  -4.7  
2012Royals-18.0 2.6  0.23.3-2.4  -6.0  
2013Royals7.2 10.3  2.4-0.6-2.70.6 -0.3  
Total- - --27.1 19.7-3.4 -7.337.9-31.90.6 -17.3  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Royals0.76     1.59-0.12  2.59  
2008Royals-0.13 -2.322.52 2.752.27-1.58  -3.45  
2009Royals-1.37  0.41 -0.731.80-2.91  -3.05  
2010Royals-0.73 -0.29-2.51 -2.003.77-1.77  2.37  
2011Royals0.21 1.61-20.59 -0.401.99-3.06  -2.14  
2012Royals-1.65 0.88  0.050.86-0.39  -3.76  
2013Royals1.66 2.68  3.63-8.57-3.180.97 -9.45  
Total- - --0.50 1.36-4.06 -0.431.91-1.790.97 -2.27  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2007Royals25.8 %69.5 %45.8 %68.0 %93.0 %85.4 %45.8 %53.7 %6.7 %
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.6 %
2008Royals23.4 %65.6 %45.1 %63.2 %92.0 %84.8 %51.5 %55.0 %6.8 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Royals25.1 %67.3 %46.5 %56.5 %89.1 %80.5 %50.8 %57.5 %8.9 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Royals28.1 %65.0 %46.5 %62.3 %86.6 %79.2 %49.8 %53.8 %9.4 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Royals29.7 %63.9 %45.9 %66.3 %89.1 %81.3 %47.4 %57.4 %8.2 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Royals27.6 %64.7 %45.0 %67.1 %86.8 %80.4 %47.0 %59.0 %8.5 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Royals34.2 %69.3 %49.8 %57.4 %82.3 %72.8 %44.4 %69.1 %13.4 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
Total- - -27.6 %65.6 %46.1 %63.2 %88.3 %80.6 %48.6 %57.7 %8.7 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Royals26.0 %72.0 %45.3 %70.4 %94.4 %86.4 %41.9 %21.1
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Royals26.2 %64.0 %44.6 %67.5 %91.7 %84.4 %48.8 %22.8
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Royals30.4 %62.4 %46.4 %62.2 %89.3 %80.5 %50.0 %22.0
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Royals27.3 %62.8 %45.5 %59.0 %87.2 %79.0 %51.2 %21.2
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Royals28.5 %60.3 %44.9 %63.7 %88.7 %81.0 %51.5 %20.7
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Royals25.7 %62.5 %44.6 %61.8 %87.1 %80.0 %51.3 %21.8
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Royals32.7 %64.4 %49.0 %51.5 %81.7 %72.0 %51.5 %24.5
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
Total- - -28.0 %62.5 %45.4 %62.0 %88.2 %80.2 %50.6 %21.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2007RoyalsP4112.2140001100 0   1.000 
2008RoyalsP2222129.06111102200 14   .944 
2009RoyalsP2525143.010200001100 19   1.000 
2010RoyalsP1817103.05121101100 16   .944 
2011RoyalsP3131198.017223031100 20   .929 
2012RoyalsP3232185.16280001100 15   1.000 
2013RoyalsP58070.1431010000 4   .875 
Total- - -P190128841.1491006247700 88   .961 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2007RoyalsP12.20  0-1-1              
2008RoyalsP129.0-1  -1-2-4              
2009RoyalsP143.0-1  011              
2010RoyalsP103.0-2  0-2-4              
2011RoyalsP198.0-2  00-1              
2012RoyalsP185.10  -143              
2013RoyalsP70.10  011              
Total- - -P841.1-6  -21-5              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012RoyalsP185.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)66.7%      (3)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (22)
2013RoyalsP70.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (4)
Total- - -P841.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (3)66.7%      (3)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (26)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2007Royals0.20.20.00.20.10.0$0.0 
2008Royals0.3-0.2-1.2-1.417.31.7$7.6 
2009Royals-1.0-0.7-1.6-2.414.01.3$6.0 
2010Royals0.3-0.5-0.8-1.315.51.6$6.5 
2011Royals1.40.9-1.7-0.821.82.2$10.0 
2012Royals-1.0-0.9-1.4-2.313.31.3$6.0 
2013Royals2.21.00.11.011.21.2$6.0 
Total- - -2.5-0.2-6.7-6.993.19.4$42.1 

  • $10m / 2 Years (2015 - 2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Kansas City Royals on 12/3/2014 (Free Agent)
    • 2015: $0M, 2016: $0M
    • Agent / Agency: Matt Sosnick
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: cbssports.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $5.2m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Kansas City Royals on 1/17/2014 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2014: $5.2M
    • Incentives: Unspecified Performance bonuses
    • Agent / Agency: Scott Boras
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: mlb.mlb.com
    • Submitted by John Benedetto
  • $4.6m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Kansas City Royals on 1/18/2013 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2013: $4.6M
    • Incentives: $100k in performance bonuses
    • Originally Reported By: Pete Grathoff
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: mlbtraderumors.com
    • Submitted by willl
  • $3.5m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Kansas City Royals on 1/17/2012 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2012: $3.5M
    • Source: kansascity.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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  • 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 1, Overall: 1
    • Team: Kansas City Royals
    • School: No School
  • 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1s, Pick: 10, Overall: 40
    • Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
    • School: U Tennessee, TN
  • 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 39, Pick: 599, Overall: 1171
    • Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
    • School: Fowler HS (CO)