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

4 years 9 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, December 03 2014 Dec 3, 2014 Wednesday, December 03, 2014 2:46:34 PM CST December 03, 2014 in Baseball
Source: AP
By: The Associated Press

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 the agreement.

Hochevar missed last season after Tommy John surgery.

The former No. 1 overall draft pick struggled for years as a starting pitcher, going 11-11 with a 4.61 ERA in his best season. But when he was dynamic after shifting to the bullpen and went 5-2 with a 1.92 ERA in 2013.

 

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