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Luke Hochevar
current status: Tommy John surgery, 15-day DL
Birth Date:September 15, 1983 (30 years old)
Place of Birth:Denver, CO
Hometown:Fowler, CO
Bats:R
Throws:R
Experience:7 years
Drafted:Drafted by Kansas City in 2006 (1st round).
Scouting Report
Assets: Has a tremendous frame and the potential to be a perennial 200-inning work horse at the big-league level. Is at his best when pitching to contact. Uses a good slider as an out-pitch.
Flaws: Doesn't always command his secondary pitches well enough. Also struggles with the long ball. Has a tendency to serve up the big inning, which usually costs him greatly.
Career Potential: Innings-eating starter.