Kansas City native and former Royals pitcher Tommy Hottovy, shown here during spring training in 2012, now serves as an advanced scout and the director of run prevention for the Chicago Cubs.
Kansas City native and former Royals pitcher Tommy Hottovy, shown here during spring training in 2012, now serves as an advanced scout and the director of run prevention for the Chicago Cubs. JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star
Kansas City native and former Royals pitcher Tommy Hottovy, shown here during spring training in 2012, now serves as an advanced scout and the director of run prevention for the Chicago Cubs. JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star

From covering the World Series to the World Cup, Pete has done a little bit of everything since joining The Star in 1997. He writes about baseball and has a quirky blog that augments The Star’s coverage of area teams.