Hochevar will be tasked with quieting Chicago's bats, and working deep into the game. The start will be Hochevar's first since July 5, when he sprained his ankle. To date, Hochevar has a 6-8 record, 5.14 ERA and 1.39 WHIP. Hochevar has held opposing hitters to a .281 average, while striking out just 71 in 98 innings of work.
Kansas City's offense will face off against 2012 All-Star and former Cy Young award winner Jake Peavy. Peavy has regained his Cy Young form this year, as evidenced by his 0.99 WHIP. Peavy has struck out 108 and walked just 26 in 120 innings of work, and has a 2.85 ERA and 7-5 record to show for his strong efforts.
First pitch is scheduled for 6:10 p.m. CT. Televised coverage can be found on FOX Sports Kansas City.
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