53
      Wednesday
      68 / 44
      Thursday
      71 / 49
      Friday
      81 / 57

      Royals reach 1-year deal with RHP Luke Hochevar

      KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals have agreed to a one-year, $4.65 million contract with right-hander Luke Hochevar, avoiding arbitration.

      The deal also includes up to $100,000 in performance bonuses. The Royals said Friday they have signed all arbitration-eligible players for the 2013 season.

      The 29-year-old Hochevar made 32 starts in 2012, finishing 8-16 with a 5.73 ERA with a career-high 144 strikeouts over 185.1 innings.

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