Spring Training began with Hochevar, who had a highly successful stint in relief last year, trying to regain a spot in the starting rotation. However, Hochevar felt pain during his first Cactus League appearance on March 3 and didn't pitch again.
Hochevar will miss the entire 2014 season as he begins rehabilitation from the surgery.
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.