Paul Hoover #15

  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1"/220

Paul Hoover MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.250 0 8 0 .566

Paul Hoover Bio

  • Full Name: Paul Chester Hoover
  • Born: 4/14/1976 in Columbus, OH
  • Draft: 1994, Houston Astros, 64th rd. (1573rd overall)
  • College: Kent State
  • Debut: September 8, 2001
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/29/2010
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 100 10 25 0 8 0 .250 .286 .566

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2000

Paul Hoover Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 12, 2011 Pawtucket Red Sox released C Paul Hoover.
April 5, 2011 Pawtucket Red Sox placed C Paul Hoover on the 7-day disabled list.
February 2, 2011 Boston Red Sox invited non-roster C Paul Hoover to spring training.
January 26, 2011 Pawtucket Red Sox signed free agent C Paul Hoover.
October 27, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies sent Paul Hoover outright to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
October 25, 2010 Paul Hoover roster status changed by Philadelphia Phillies.
October 5, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies reassigned C Paul Hoover to the minor leagues.
September 1, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies selected the contract of C Paul Hoover from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
June 19, 2010 Paul Hoover roster status changed by Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
June 12, 2010 Lehigh Valley IronPigs placed C Paul Hoover on the 7-day disabled list. left knee inflammation
May 26, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies sent C Paul Hoover outright to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
May 24, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies designated C Paul Hoover for assignment.
May 9, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies selected the contract of C Paul Hoover from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
April 5, 2010 Paul Hoover assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Philadelphia Phillies.
November 25, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent C Paul Hoover to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 9, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies sent Paul Hoover outright to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
November 9, 2009 C Paul Hoover roster status changed by Philadelphia Phillies.
October 6, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies reassigned C Paul Hoover to the minor leagues.
September 3, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies selected the contract of C Paul Hoover from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.

Paul Chester Hoover Bio Info

Married to Shannon...Has a 4-year-old daughter, Cameron...Was All-State in baseball and basketball at Steubenville (OH) High School...Attended Kent State (OH) University, where he majored in physical education...Is fully adept at communicating in sign language as both his parents are deaf. 2011 Appeared in 9 games for Philadelphia over 2 Major League stints...Was invited to the Phillies Spring Training camp for the 2nd straight season...Spent most of the season with Triple-A Lehigh Valley...Played in 6 games in his 1st stint with Philly after being selected to the Major League roster on 5/9...Went 5-for-10 (.500) with 2 doubles, 3 walks and 6 runs in a 3-start stretch from 5/14-16 at MIL...Designated for assignment on 5/26 and outrighted back to Lehigh Valley on 6/3...Missed time on the disabled list from 6/12-18 with left knee inflammation...Returned to the Phillies as a September call-up on 9/1 and appeared in 3 regular season games down the stretch...The Phillies went 5-1 in his 6 starts...Appeared in 77 games for the IronPigs, including a club-high 27 contests behind the plate...With Lehigh Valley, caught 29.6 percent (24 of 81) of attempted base stealers and hit .300 (18-for-60) against left-handed pitchers...Hit safely in 11 of his last 12 games with the IronPigs from 8/13-30, hitting .385 (15-for-39) in that time. 2009 Was a non-roster invitee to Phillies spring training...Spent the season with Lehigh Valley (AAA)...Made 60 starts at catcher and 10 at 1st base...Threw out 14 of 55 potential basestealers (25.5%)...Batted .344 (21-61) vs LHP...Had his contract selected on 9/3...Made his 1st ML start of the season, 9/25 at MIL, and went 2-for-3...Got the game-winning hit (single) in the bottom of the 10th inning, 10/4 vs FLA. 2008 Began the season on FLA's Opening Day roster...Set career highs in games (13), at-bats (40) and hits (8)...Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA) on 4/10...Recalled on 6/4 before being optioned back on 6/7...Recalled a second time, 6/24 and optioned back on 8/5...Designated for assignment on 9/16 and finished the season at Albuquerque...Played for Azucareros in Dominican Winter League. 2007 Began the season with Albuquerque...Appeared defensively at catcher (29) and 1st base (1)...Threw out 6 of 32 potential basestealers (18.8%)...Was on the DL, 5/7-8/10 (left knee inflammation)...Played with the Gulf Coast League Marlins (R), 7/28-8/10...Recalled on 9/3...Played 1st base for the 1st time in his ML career, 9/16 at COL. 2006 Appeared in four games for the Marlins, recording two hits in five at-bats...had one RBI, driving in Wes Helms with a bunt single against Los Angeles (NL) at Dolphin Stadium on August 6...other hit came the previous day, against the Dodgers...it was his first Major League hit since September 22, 2002, when he was a member of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays...he was the 21st rookie used by Florida last season...had two stints with the Marlins, from August 3-15 and September 5 through the end of the season...Spent the remainder of the season in Albuquerque (AAA), batting .278 in 92 games, with six home runs and 41 RBI...had a seasonlong nine game hit streak from June 23 to July 4...hit .371 (13-for-35) during the streak, with one home run, six RBI, and three multihit games...as catcher, threw out 35 of 90 (39 %) of base runners in Triple-A...Went 1-for-5 with a grand slam on May 5 against Omaha...his only triple of the season came with the bases loaded, on May 22 against Tucson...hit .417 (5-for-12) overall with the bases loaded, recording 12 RBI...hit .313 (25-for-80) in 23 games in June...batted .366 (26-for-71) with 11 RBI against left handed pitchers, compared to .251 (58-for-231) against right handers. 2005 Spent the entire season with Durham (AAA), batting .233 in 79 games with five home runs and 26 RBI...ended the season with a four-game hitting streak, including two multi-hit games...went 7-for-18 (.388) in that stretch...recorded an RBI in each of his last three games of the season...was 3-for-5 with two home runs and four RBI on September 3 at Charlotte. 2004 Spent much of the season in the Montreal system, playing 69 games for Edmonton (AAA)...batted .289 with one home run, 20 RBI, and 14 doubles...had a season-high four hits on May 28 against Sacramento...drove in a season-high four runs on 24 at Tucson...released by Montreal on August 11...signed by Tampa Bay a week later and finished the season at Durham, batting .296 (16-for-54) in 16 games. 2003 Hoover had his first go-around with the Marlins in 2003, playing the entire season in Albuquerque...batted .270 in 89 games, his highest season average since 1999...set a career high with 22 doubles...hit .364 (16-for-44) in August...had a season-high four RBI on August 4 against Memphis...batted .354 (28-for-79) with runners in scoring position and .343 (12-for-35) with runners in scoring position and two outs. 2002 Appeared in five games for Tampa Bay over two stints, batting .176 (3-for-17) with two RBI...spent the rest of the season in Durham, batting .220 in 69 games...missed the beginning of the season on the disabled list with a strained right quadriceps muscle suffered in spring training. 2001 Made his Major League debut for Tampa Bay with a pinch-hit single off Oakland's Luis Vizcaino on August 8...had been selected from Durham that day to replace an injured John Flaherty...made his only start of the season on September 23, catching a 1-0 shutout win at Toronto...became the first catcher on the winning end of a 1-0 shutout in his first career start since Angels's John Orton did so on August 20, 1989...caught fellow rookie Joe Kennedy that night, making them the first rookie battery to win a 1-0 shutout since Montreal's Tony Armas Jr. and Brian Schneider did it September 12, 2000. 2000 Spent most of the season with Orlando (AA), playing every position except for center field and pitcher...named to the Southern League's annual All-Star team as best utility player...set a career high with 67 walks...finished season at Durham, going 3-for-10 in four games. 1999 Split the season between Charleston (A) and Hudson Valley (A)...hit .290 in 40 games for Charleston, including three home runs and 19 RBI...hit .293 in 73 games for Hudson Valley of the New York-Penn League...tied for third in the league in stolen bases (26)...named to the NYPL All-Star team...named one of the league's top-10 prospects by Baseball America...set his single-season high with 28 stolen bases overall. 1998 Split the season between Charleston (A) and Hudson Valley (A)...hit .290 in 40 games for Charleston, including three home runs and 19 RBI...hit .293 in 73 games for Hudson Valley of the New York-Penn League...tied for third in the league in stolen bases (26)...named to the NYPL All-Star team...named one of the league's top-10 prospects by Baseball America...set his single-season high with 28 stolen bases overall. 1997 Made his professional debut with Princeton (R), batting .303 with 55 runs and 16 doubles, 37 RBI, and 112 total bases in 66 games.