Luke Hochevar will look to split a four game series between the Royals and Blue Jays on Thursday night, and hope his last start was an aberration. After pitching 16 2/3 scoreless innings, Hochevar was blasted in his last start, giving up five runs on eight hits -- including three homers -- in six innings.
The Royals also made roster moves heading into Thursday, designating outfielder Mitch Maier for assignment and optioning right-hander Vin Mazzaro to bring up a pair of minor league pitchers, right-handers Nate Adcock and Louis Coleman.
Date / Time: Thursday, July 5, 6:07 p.m. CT
Location: Rogers Centre, Toronto, Ontario
TV: Fox Sports KC
Radio: KCSP 610
Probable Starters: Luke Hochevar (5-8) vs. Henderson Alvarez (5-6)
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