- Kansas City Royals 2007 - present
Luke Anthony Hochevar was born on September 15, 1983, Denver, Colorado. He is a pitcher for the Kansas City Royals.
Luke is 6’ 5”, weighs 205 pounds, and bats and throws right.
High School Luke attended Fowler High School in Fowler, Colorado.
College Luke was selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in the 39th round (1,171st overall) of the 2002 MLB amateur entry draft, but did not sign, electing to go to the University of Tennessee instead.
Minor Leagues The Dodgers selected Luke again, in the first round (40th overall) of the 2005 draft. After a confusing period of time in which Luke switched agents, signed contracts and then reneged on them (apparently engineered by agent Scott Boras), he eventually ended up signing for good with the Kansas City Royals, in 2006.
Major Leagues Luke made his Major League debut on September 8, 2007 with the Kansas City Royals, against the New York Yankees.
Personal Luke and his wife Ashley have no children.
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