Kansas City, Mo. Shane Costa was recalled Sunday by the Kansas City Royals and started in right field against the Chicago White Sox after batting .342 in 52 games at Triple-A Omaha.
Costa hit .267 with three homers and 18 RBIs in 52 games during two previous stints with the Royals this season.
Right-hander Luke Hochevar, on option to Single-A Burlington Iowa in the Midwest League, was promoted to Double-A Wichita in the Texas League. Hochevar, he top pick in June's amateur draft, was 0-1 with a 1.17 earned-run average in four starts with Burlington.