Luke Hochevar has put up a 1.04 ERA and 11/3 K/BB ratio over 8 2/3 innings out of the bullpen this season.
According to CBS Sports' Danny Knobler, teams that have asked about Luke Hochevar were told the Royals want "quite a bit" in return for him.
Royals manager Ned Yost said Wednesday that Luke Hochevar will be moved to the bullpen.
Royals avoided arbitration with RHP Luke Hochevar by agreeing to a one-year, $4.65 million contract.
Troy Renck of the Denver Post reports that the Royals called the Rockies to ask about their interest in Luke Hochevar, but "nothing has materialized."
According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports, the Royals are "calling everyone" in an effort to trade Luke Hochevar and/or Bruce Chen.
Luke Hochevar was rocked for nine runs over just 4 2/3 innings in Sunday's loss to the Indians.
Luke Hochevar put up another poor outing Monday, allowing six runs -- five earned -- on 12 hits and a walk over 7 1/3 innings in a loss to the Tigers.
Luke Hochevar picked up a cheap victory in Wednesday's 8-6 win over the Twins, allowing five runs on six hits and four walks in five innings.
Luke Hochevar delivered a mediocre performance in a no-decision against the Rangers on Thursday, allowing four runs on six hits over 6 1/3 innings.
Luke Hochevar was torched for eight earned runs in 1 2/3 innings Saturday in a loss to the Twins.
Luke Hochevar took a complete-game loss after allowing five runs -- four earned -- in eight innings against the Red Sox on Monday.
Luke Hochevar had everything working Tuesday, tossing eight scoreless innings while allowing just one hit and striking out 10 in a 1-0 extra innings win over the Rays.
Luke Hochevar allowed three runs on four hits over seven strong innings in Thursday's loss to the A's.