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Luke Hochevar
Birthdate: 9/15/1983 (31 y, 10 m, 20 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-5/225     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 struck out the side in a scoreless 10th inning in Saturday's victory over the White Sox. (7/19/2015)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Royals (A)4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Royals (AA)17000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Royals (AAA)10000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Royals4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2008Royals (AAA)3000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Royals22400000.0 %75.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-1.10.4-0.1
2009Royals (AAA)8000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Royals25500000.0 %80.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-1.40.5-0.1
2010Royals (AAA)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2010Royals18100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
2011Royals31200000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.50.20.0
2012Royals32500000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.17720.0-0.60.50.0
2013Royals58000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2015Royals (AAA)9000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2015Royals28000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
Total- - -2181700000.0 %58.8 %.000.167.063.063.063.055-700.0-3.81.8-0.2

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Royals (A)4000000000000000000.000
2007Royals (AA)17000000000000000000.000
2007Royals (AAA)10000000000000000000.000
2007Royals4000000000000000000.000
2008Royals (AAA)3000000000000000000.000
2008Royals22340000000003001000.000
2009Royals (AAA)8000000000000000000.000
2009Royals25550000000004000000.000
2010Royals (AAA)2000000000000000000.000
2010Royals18110000000001000000.000
2011Royals31220000000001000000.000
2012Royals32551100000001000000.200
2013Royals58000000000000000000.000
2015Royals (AAA)9000000000000000000.000
2015Royals28000000000000000000.000
Total- - -218161711000000010001000.063

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Royals (A)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2007Royals (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2007Royals (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2007Royals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2007Average8.5 %17.1 %0.50.268.336.423.758.1555.2.303     .331 
2008Royals (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2008Royals0.0 %75.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.0-1-1.1.000-100
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300     .328 
2009Royals (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2009Royals0.0 %80.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.0-1-1.4.000-100
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299     .329 
2010Royals (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2010Royals0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297     .321 
2011Royals0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.5.000-100
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295     .316 
2012Royals0.0 %20.0 %0.00.200.200.200.400.0000.1.250  0.00-0.6.1772
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2013Royals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2015Royals (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Royals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Average7.5 %20.2 %0.37.253.314.399.713.1454.8.298     .311 
Total- - -0.0 %58.8 %0.00.063.063.063.125.0000.1.167  0.0-2-3.8.055-70

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2007Royals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2008Royals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2009Royals1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2010Royals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2011Royals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2012Royals1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %25.0 %50.0 %25.0 %75.0 %0.0 %
2013Royals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2015Royals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
Total- - -2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %14.3 %42.9 %42.9 %28.6 %71.4 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2007Royals0000000000
2008Royals000001051217
2009Royals100000031619
2010Royals0000000134
2011Royals0000011044
2012Royals11000204913
2013Royals0000000000
2015Royals0000000000
Total- - -2100041134457

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2007Royals          
2008Royals-0.05-0.050.00-1.12-0.110.49 0-0.10-0.01
2009Royals-0.16-0.160.00-1.56-0.171.30 0-0.130.00
2010Royals-0.01-0.010.00-0.11-0.010.34 0-0.030.00
2011Royals-0.04-0.040.00-0.22-0.020.78 0-0.03-0.02
2012Royals-0.06-0.080.02-0.75-0.080.81 0-0.070.00
2013Royals          
2015Royals          
Total- - --0.32-0.350.02-3.75-0.390.85 0-0.35-0.03

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2007Royals        
2008Royals47.1% (89.7)35.3% (82.5) 17.6% (78.7)    
2009Royals52.6% (93.0)36.8% (84.1) 10.5% (67.5)    
2010Royals25.0% (85.0)25.0% (77.0)25.0% (86.0) 25.0% (80.0)   
2011Royals75.0% (92.0)25.0% (82.0)      
2012Royals76.9% (88.2) 15.4% (87.5) 7.7% (85.0)   
2013Royals        
2015Royals        
Total- - -56.1% (90.3)26.3% (82.9)5.3% (87.0)8.8% (74.2)3.5% (82.5)   

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Royals              
2008Royals60.0 %     20.0 %20.0 %      
2009Royals52.6 %     31.6 %15.8 %      
2010Royals50.0 %     25.0 %   25.0 %   
2011Royals66.7 %     33.3 %       
2012Royals69.2 %23.1 %        7.7 %   
2013Royals              
2015Royals              
Total- - -59.3 %5.6 %    20.4 %11.1 %  3.7 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Royals             
2008Royals90.1     84.979.0     
2009Royals92.8     84.272.5     
2010Royals85.5     77.4   79.9  
2011Royals92.0     81.8      
2012Royals87.888.2        85.0  
2013Royals             
2015Royals             
Total- - -90.188.2    83.575.8  82.5  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2007Royals              
2008Royals-0.7-0.4 0.1   -9.00-6.19 2.34   
2009Royals-0.8-0.4 -0.2   -7.93-5.78 -9.11   
2010Royals-0.1-0.20.0 0.0  -6.43-19.892.78 -4.06  
2011Royals0.3-0.2     11.58-15.53     
2012Royals0.0 -0.2 -0.3  -0.48 -10.62 -26.78  
2013Royals              
2015Royals              
Total- - --1.3-1.1-0.2-0.1-0.3  -3.99-7.54-6.16-2.24-15.42  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Royals             
2008Royals-0.8     -0.10.1     
2009Royals-0.8     -0.2-0.4     
2010Royals0.0     -0.2   0.0  
2011Royals0.4     -0.2      
2012Royals-0.40.1        -0.3  
2013Royals             
2015Royals             
Total- - --1.60.1    -0.6-0.3  -0.3  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Royals             
2008Royals-8.64     -2.012.34     
2009Royals-7.93     -3.71-12.14     
2010Royals-1.82     -19.89   -4.06  
2011Royals19.41     -15.53      
2012Royals-3.983.25        -25.14  
2013Royals             
2015Royals             
Total- - --4.933.25    -5.79-4.90  -14.60  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2007Royals         
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.7 %
2008Royals28.6 %40.0 %35.3 %50.0 %75.0 %66.7 %58.8 %75.0 %11.8 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.7 %
2009Royals25.0 %73.3 %63.2 %0.0 %36.4 %33.3 %79.0 %100.0 %42.1 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.7 %
2010Royals0.0 %66.7 %50.0 % 0.0 %0.0 %75.0 %100.0 %50.0 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.6 %
2011Royals100.0 %0.0 %25.0 %100.0 % 100.0 %75.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Royals0.0 %45.5 %38.5 % 100.0 %100.0 %84.6 %60.0 %0.0 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Royals         
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.4 %
2015Royals         
2015Average31.2 %66.9 %47.5 %65.3 %86.9 %79.1 %45.5 %61.1 %9.8 %
Total- - -26.7 %52.4 %45.6 %50.0 %54.6 %53.9 %73.7 %82.4 %21.1 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Royals        
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Royals25.0 %28.6 %26.7 %100.0 %50.0 %75.0 %46.7 %20.5
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Royals40.0 %71.4 %63.2 %0.0 %40.0 %33.3 %73.7 %19.3
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Royals0.0 %66.7 %50.0 % 0.0 %0.0 %75.0 %13.7
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Royals100.0 %0.0 %33.3 %100.0 % 100.0 %66.7 % 
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Royals25.0 %44.4 %38.5 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %69.2 %14.3
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Royals        
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2015Royals        
2015Average30.8 %64.4 %46.9 %63.1 %87.3 %79.0 %48.0 %22.0
Total- - -31.6 %51.4 %44.4 %66.7 %50.0 %54.2 %64.8 %18.0

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 
2015RoyalsP28027.0320001100 1   1.000 
Total- - -P218128868.1521026248800 89   .963 

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              
2015RoyalsP27.00  000              
Total- - -P868.1-6  -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)
2015RoyalsP27.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
Total- - -P868.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (3)66.7%      (3)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (28)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2007Royals0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2008Royals-1.10.0 0.4-1.10.40.00.1-0.5-0.1($0.3) 
2009Royals-1.40.0 0.5-1.40.50.00.2-0.7-0.1($0.4) 
2010Royals-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
2011Royals-0.50.0 0.2-0.50.20.00.1-0.30.0($0.2) 
2012Royals-0.60.0 0.5-0.60.50.00.10.10.0$0.1 
2013Royals0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2015Royals0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --3.80.0 1.8-3.81.80.10.5-1.5-0.2($1.0) 

  • $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)