Joining Hochevar on the list of Golden Spikes Award finalists are Miami (Fla.) infielder Ryan Braun, Southern California catcher Jeff Clement, Arizona outfielder Trevor Crowe and Nebraska infielder Alex Gordon.
The 2005 Golden Spikes Award winner will be announced during the broadcast of the 28th Annual Golden Spikes Award show at a date and time still to be determined. The broadcast, presented in conjunction with the Major League Baseball Players Association, will also highlight USA Baseball's athlete programs as well as some of the various organizational youth baseball initiatives supported by USA Baseball and the MLBPA.
* Hochevar was also named to the USA TODAY Sports Weekly All-America first team Wednesday. He was one of three starting pitchers to earn first-team status. The Sports Weekly All-America team consisted of a first and second team, with 13 players named to each squad.