Each Friday this season, Royals Corner will release our Hot List, ranking the 10 hottest prospects in the organization. By winning his fourth straight decision and lowering his ERA to a tidy 1.44, Luke Hochevar claims the top spot on this week's list. Who else made the Hot List this week? Look inside to find out.
May 1, 2009
Luke Hochevar turned in his best outing of the year on Monday, limiting the Albuquerque Isotopes to one run in eight innings of work, as the O-Royals pushed their record to 7-5. Elsewhere in the minors, the Naturals lost, and the Wilmington Blue Rocks were rained out. RC recaps all of Monday's minor league action inside.
April 20, 2009
Over the weekend, the Royals announced that Luke Hochevar will join the big league club as a September call-up. RC was in Des Moines for the Omaha Royals' final series of the year, and we caught up with Hochevar to discuss his season and the adjustments he's made. On the year, Hochevar split time between Wichita and Omaha, compiling a 4-9 record and a 4.86 ERA with 138 strikeouts in 152 IP.
September 4, 2007
RC was on hand for the Wichita Wranglers' doubleheader on Saturday vs. the Corpus Christi Hooks. The Wranglers split the twin bill by trading 5-1 victories, with Luke Hochevar taking the loss in game one. Game two featured Danny Christensen's first Double-A start, and a three-run homer by Adam Greenberg sealed the Wranglers' first win of the season. Check out RC's game notes inside.
April 9, 2007