I read this. Then I took a sip of coffee and read it again, just so I could do a proper spit-take:
Interesting (and surprising) on Hochevar: Teams that asked about trading for him were told Royals wanted quite a bit in return.
— DannyKnoblerCBS (@DKnobler) March 13, 2013
I mean, really, you can see their point. It’s not every day that you find a $4.56 million middle reliever with a 5.39 career ERA and tons of innings under his belt because a team, inexplicably, gave him so many chances to fail. And as we all know, scarcity makes things valuable.