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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||48.00||3.00||3.00||0.00||3.56||1.22||47.00||14.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs LHB|| 2.0||0||0|| 0.00||0||0||3|
|vs RHB|| 2.0||0||0|| 9.00||0||1||2|
|12/17/2014||Matt Olson, 1B OAK|
Ryan Howard, 1B PHI
Rob Brantly, C CHW
Ken Giles, RP PHI
Josh Rutledge, SS LAA
Alfredo Simon, SP DET
Joe Ross, SP WAS
|Kevin Gausman, RP BAL|
Luke Hochevar, RP KC
Josmil Pinto, C MIN
|Last 10 Games|
Royals activate P Luke Hochevar from DL, option P Finnegan
|by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer|
|(5/7/15) The Royals have activated pitcher Luke Hochevar from the 15-day disabled list, the team announced on Thursday. To make room for him, the Royals optioned left-hander Brandon Finnegan to Double-A.
Hochevar missed the entire 2014 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery. He was quite dominant in 2013, when he recorded a 1.92 ERA over 70 1/3 innings while pitching out of the Royals' bullpen.
The Royals will look for Hochevar to bolster what is already a very deep bullpen. They just got closer Greg Holland back from the disabled list, and other pitchers like Wade Davis, Kelvin Herrera and Ryan Madson have helped the Royals' relief core pitch to a colletive 1.57 ERA this season.
For his part, Hochevar is eager to get back to a big-league mound, according to MLB.com
Royals RP Luke Hochevar (elbow) hoping to return this weekend
|by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer|
|(5/6/15) Royals pitcher Luke Hochevar, recovering from Tommy John surgery, could to rejoin the team this weekend in Detroit, according to the Kansas City Star. Hochevar missed the entire 2014 season after undergoing the operation in March, but pitched very well in 2013 before going down with the injury.
Royals reliever Luke Hochevar closing in on return
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(4/29/15) Royals short reliever Luke Hochevar is knocking on the door in his quest to return to the team after a month-long rehab assignment following Tommy John surgery.
"He's getting closer," Ned Yost told the Kansas City Star.
Hochevar, who was brilliant in 2013 before going down last year, tossed a scoreless inning Tuesday for Triple-A Omaha. He is slated to pitch two innings Friday, one inning totaling no more than 25 pitches Tuesday and the same Thursday before the Royals will determine if he's ready to join them.
Royals' Luke Hochevar pitches in eighth inning of rehab game
|by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com|
|(4/10/15) Royals pitcher Luke Hochevar gave up two hits, striking out one batter in his rehab assignment with Triple-A Omaha on Thursday. Hochevar did not allow a run or walk in his one inning pitched.
Royals' Luke Hochevar to start Triple-A rehab on Thursday
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(4/9/15) Royals pitcher Luke Hochevar will begin a minor-league rehab assignment Thursday night with Triple-A Omaha, according to MLB.com. Hochevar is working his way back from Tommy John surgery in 2014, and isn't expected to come off the disabled list until sometime in May.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|5/22/15||STL||8:10 pm||Lance Lynn|
|5/23/15||STL||7:15 pm||John Lackey|
|5/24/15||STL||2:10 pm||Michael Wacha|
|5/25/15||@ NYY||1:05 pm||Nathan Eovaldi|
|5/26/15||@ NYY||7:05 pm||Adam Warren|
|5/27/15||@ NYY||1:05 pm||Michael Pineda|
|5/29/15||@ CHC||4:05 pm||Jake Arrieta|
= probable start