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J.J. Hoover

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Cincinnati Reds

2014 Stats

W-L

1-10

ERA

5.27

WHIP

1.46

K

67

SV

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Hoover picked up three saves in situations where Aroldis Chapman was either unavailable or had already pitched early in the game, but otherwise his first half was pretty dicey, with him picking up all...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 230   DOB: 8/13/1987   BORN: Pittsburgh, PA   COLLEGE: Calhoun (AL) CC   DRAFTED: 10th Rd   

August 21, 2014  –  J.J. Hoover News

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The Reds optioned Hoover to Triple-A Louisville on Thursday, MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports.

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J.J. Hoover Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2008 20 A DAN 2 0 0 4.2 4 0 0 6 1 1 0 0 0.00 1.19
2009 21 A ROM 25 18 0 134.3 135 50 9 148 25 7 6 1 3.36 1.19
2009 21 A MYR 1 1 0 3.0 3 3 1 2 5 0 0 0 9.00 2.67
2010 22 A MYR 4 24 0 132.2 126 48 7 118 35 11 6 0 0 0 3.26 1.22
2010 22 AA MIS 4 4 0 20.2 15 8 1 34 15 3 1 0 0 0 3.48 1.49
2011 23 AA MIS 12 12 0 87.0 65 24 5 86 28 2 5 1 0 0 2.48 1.07
2011 23 AAA GWI 12 2 0 18.2 12 7 0 31 12 1 1 1 0 0 3.38 1.32
2012 24 AAA LOU 30 0 0 37.0 15 5 1 55 12 4 0 13 0 0 1.22 0.73
2012 24 MAJ CIN 28 0 0 30.7 17 7 2 31 13 1 0 1 1 1 2.05 0.98
2013 25 MAJ CIN 69 0 0 66.0 47 21 6 67 26 5 5 3 2 13 2.86 1.11
2014 26 AAA LOU 3 0 0 3.1 2 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.29
2014 26 MAJ CIN 46 0 0 54.7 51 32 10 67 29 1 10 0 4 1 5.27 1.46
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3-Year Averages     48 0 0 48.3 32 14 4 49 19 3 2 2 1 7 2.61 1.06

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J.J. Hoover Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Aug. 20 @StL 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.27 1.46
Aug. 19 @StL 0.3 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.37 1.47
Aug. 17 @Col 0.7 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 1 0 5.23 1.43
Aug. 14 @Col 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.13 1.42
Aug. 13 Bos 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.23 1.45
Aug. 10 Mia 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.33 1.48
Aug. 8 Mia 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.44 1.49
Aug. 3 @Mia 2.0 1 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.55 1.50
Jul. 30 Ari 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.40 1.52
Jul. 28 Ari 2.0 1 1 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.32 1.51
Jul. 25 Was 1.7 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.36 1.51
Jul. 23 @Mil 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.36 1.50
Jul. 19 @NYY 1.0 4 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.49 1.54
Jul. 12 Pit 2.0 1 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.95 1.48
Jul. 10 ChC 2.0 4 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.97 1.53
Jul. 8 ChC 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.75 1.50
Jul. 1 @SD 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.03 1.50
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 0.7 IP/G
2.0 3 2 2 1 2 2 1 0 0 0-2 0 1 0 9.00 2.50
Last 30 Days
9 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
9.0 6 5 5 2 5 13 1 0 0 0-2 0 1 0 5.00 1.22
Last 60 Days
17 Games:  Avg. 1.3 IP/G
21.3 21 13 13 3 9 31 1 0 0 0-5 0 1 0 5.48 1.41

J.J. Hoover Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201410125333525.347
201310120715401.163
2012581666201.120

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014143422618315.159
2013168471932825.224
20126515711111.196

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201430.0130471263.901.23
201337.7240451643.821.22
201218.010119621.500.72

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201424.7070201746.931.74
201328.3313221021.590.95
201212.700012702.841.34
J.J. Hoover Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2008 20 A DAN 2 0 4.2 12.86 2.14 6.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.06 .406
2009 21 A ROM 25 18 134.3 9.92 1.67 5.92 0.60 72.8% 3.36 2.43 .353
2009 21 A MYR 1 1 3.0 6.00 15.00 0.40 3.00 71.4% 9.00 11.20 .236
2010 22 A MYR 4 24 132.2 8.03 2.38 3.37 0.48 73.4% 3.26 3.03 .318
2010 22 AA MIS 4 4 20.2 15.15 6.68 2.27 0.45 75.9% 3.48 2.70 .379
2011 23 AA MIS 12 12 87.0 8.90 2.90 3.07 0.52 78.4% 2.48 3.07 .274
2011 23 AAA GWI 12 2 18.2 15.33 5.93 2.58 0.00 70.8% 3.38 1.77 .371
2012 24 AAA LOU 30 0 37.0 13.38 2.92 4.58 0.24 84.6% 1.22 1.63 .221
2012 24 MAJ CIN 28 0 30.7 9.10 3.82 2.38 0.59 0.41 82.1% 92.8 MPH 2.05 3.30 .213
2013 25 MAJ CIN 69 0 66.0 9.14 3.55 2.58 0.82 0.71 77.6% 92.8 MPH 2.86 3.62 .256
2014 26 AAA LOU 3 0 3.1 11.61 5.81 2.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.55 .297
2014 26 MAJ CIN 46 0 54.7 11.03 4.77 2.31 1.65 0.59 68.6% 93.1 MPH 5.27 4.77 .320
Rest Of Season     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
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3-Year Averages     48 0 48.3 9.12 3.54 2.58 0.74 78.7% 2.61 3.43 .243

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2014 Stat Review for J.J. Hoover    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.31 K/BB
WEAK
11.03 K/9
GREAT
4.77 BB/9
TERRIBLE
93.1 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
1.7 HR/9
TERRIBLE
0.59 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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5.27 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.46 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.77 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.320 BABIP
HIGH
68.6% Strand Rate
LOW

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J.J. Hoover: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hoover lost a team record 10th game as a reliever Tuesday night, hitting the Cardinals' Jon Jay with the bases loaded.

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Hoover was brought on Sunday to relieve Aroldis Chapman after Chapman walked four batters to start the ninth. Hoover retired two batters, but then gave up a game-ending homer to Drew Stubbs.

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Hoover gave up a two-run homer to Garrett Jones in the eighth inning of Sunday's win over the Marlins.

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Hoover's recent struggles continued Monday, allowing the game-winning run in the 15th inning against the Diamondbacks.

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Hoover gave up three runs on four hits in an inning Saturday to let the Yankees blow the game wide open.

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Hoover gave up his seventh homer of the year in Saturday's loss to the Brewers, a two-run shot by Ryan Braun that was the margin of difference in the game.

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Hoover threw two perfect innings Tuesday night against the Giants, striking out one.

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Hoover had another rough outing Saturday against the Rockies, giving up three runs on two homers.

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Hoover took the loss Wednesday against Boston, as he gave up an earned run on two hits without recording an out. He walked two and threw just six of his 18 pitches for strikes.

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Hoover got the loss in extra innings for the Reds on Sunday, giving up a run on two hits while recording two outs.

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Hoover finally pitched a clean inning Saturday in the Reds' loss to the Cubs, striking out one in the process.

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Hoover blew the save and took the loss to the Mets on Saturday, loading the bases and giving up a walkoff grand slam to Ike Davis without recording an out.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

The Reds traded for Hoover at the start of the season in a moment of panic after losing Ryan Madson, Nick Masset and Bill Bray to injuries to the start of the season, giving up their one left-handed power bat off the bench in Juan Francisco. Hoover acquitted himself well, both at the major league level and at Triple-A Louisville when the Reds needed to make room in the bullpen when Bray returned. But so far the team hasn't been willing to use him in high-leverage situations, which is why they traded for Jonathan Broxton at the trade deadline and re-signed him this offseason. Hoover looks like he could be a good reliever, though his high fly ball rate could be dangerous in Cincinnati.

2012

Hoover has been one of Atlanta's better pitching prospects for a few years, but gets lost in the shuffle in such a pitching-rich system. However, he moved to the bullpen last season, which may hurt his fantasy value. He has the stuff to dominate as a reliever with a plus slider that resulted in more than a strikeout per inning overall last year. He did start two games at Triple-A, so watch to see how he's developed next season. He could have a role in the Atlanta bullpen early in 2012 and still factor into the rotation at some point.

2011

Hoover may get lost in a deep crop of Atlanta pitching talent, but with a low-to-mid-90s fastball and three above average pitches, he could emerge as one of the best. He was 14-7 with a 3.29 ERA and 152:50 K:BB ratio in 153.1 innings between High-A and Double-A. He did walk 15 batters in 20.2 innings at Double-A, but showed great control in the lower minors. He could be knocking on the door of the major leagues at some point next season.