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Hochevar tops this week's Hot List


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.

1. Luke Hochevar Hochevar made just one start last week, but it was good enough for him to take the top spot on this week's Hot List. The 25-year-old right-hander shut down the Oklahoma City RedHawks on Monday, surrendering just one unearned run on four hits in six innings pitched. Hochevar struck out a season-high seven batters while improving his record to a Pacific Coast League-leading 4-... Recommended Stories