J.J. Hoover

J.J. Hoover #60

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/240
  • Age: 28

J.J. Hoover Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
1-2 13.50 18.2 15 2.20

J.J. Hoover MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
16-19 4.12 242.1 240 1.26

J.J. Hoover Bio

  • Full Name: James Allen Hoover
  • Born: 8/13/1987 in Pittsburgh, PA
  • Draft: 2008, Atlanta Braves, 10th rd. (310th overall)
  • College: Calhoun Community College
  • Debut: April 25, 2012
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2016 Stats 1 2 13.50 18 0 1 18.2 15 2.20
MLB Career Stats 16 19 4.12 236 0 6 242.1 240 1.26
  • Status: Reassigned to Minors

J.J. Hoover 2016 Splits

Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 1 1 13.00 7 0 0 9.0 12 13 6 9 2.00
Last 15 Games 1 1 14.88 15 0 1 16.1 28 27 12 14 2.45
Last 30 Games 1 2 13.50 18 0 1 18.2 29 28 12 15 2.20
Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 1 1 13.00 7 0 0 9.0 12 13 6 9 2.00
Last 15 Games 1 1 14.88 15 0 1 16.1 28 27 12 14 2.45
Last 30 Games 1 2 13.50 18 0 1 18.2 29 28 12 15 2.20
Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
6/22 @ TEX 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 2
6/24 vs SD 0 0 0 1.0 3 5 2 2
6/28 vs CHC 0 1 0 1.0 3 5 2 0
Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
6/22 @ TEX 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 2
6/24 vs SD 0 0 0 1.0 3 5 2 2
6/28 vs CHC 0 1 0 1.0 3 5 2 0
2016 Games by Position: RP (18)

J.J. Hoover Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Reds NL 266 Four-seam FB 92.28 91.28 2293.00 5.81 92.76
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.93 92.62 2239.00 6.17 90.12
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Reds NL 266 Four-seam FB 92.28 91.28 2293.00 5.81 92.76
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.93 92.62 2239.00 6.17 90.12

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J.J. Hoover 2016 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 0 4.50 4 0 0 0 0 0 4.0 4 2 2 1 0 2 0 4 1.50
Cumulative
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1 2 11.91 22 0 0 0 1 2 22.2 33 31 30 10 1 14 1 19 2.07
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 0 4.50 4 0 0 0 0 0 4.0 4 2 2 1 0 2 0 4 1.50
Cumulative
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1 2 11.91 22 0 0 0 1 2 22.2 33 31 30 10 1 14 1 19 2.07

J.J. Hoover News

J.J. Hoover Fantasy News

June 29, 2016 at 3:01 PM ET

Hoover optioned to Triple-A

Late Tuesday night, Reds reliever J.J. Hoover endured another rough outing in a 7-2 loss to the Cubs, and a few hours later on Wednesday morning, Hoover was optioned to Triple-A Louisville while pitcher Keyvius Sampson was recalled.

June 14, 2016 at 4:21 PM ET

Reds make multiple roster moves

The Reds made two roster moves before Tuesday night's game against the Braves, placing infielder Jordan Pacheco on the 15-day disabled list and optioning right-hander Daniel Wright to Triple-A Louisville.

Awards

J.J. Hoover Awards

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2011 Surprise AFL

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Louisville INT

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Mississippi SOU

CAR Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/01/2010 Myrtle Beach CAR
08/23/2010 Myrtle Beach CAR

CAR Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Myrtle Beach CAR

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Rome SAL

J.J. Hoover Leaderboards

Saves

Season SV Rank
2013 3 24th in NL

Games

Season G Rank
2013 69 21st in NL
2015 67 25th in NL

Holds

Season HLD Rank
2015 18 16th in NL

J.J. Hoover Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 29, 2016 Cincinnati Reds optioned RHP J.J. Hoover to Louisville Bats.
June 14, 2016 Cincinnati Reds recalled RHP J.J. Hoover from Louisville Bats.
May 7, 2016 Cincinnati Reds optioned RHP J.J. Hoover to Louisville Bats.
September 2, 2014 Cincinnati Reds recalled J.J. Hoover from Louisville Bats.
August 21, 2014 Cincinnati Reds optioned RHP J.J. Hoover to Louisville Bats.
August 23, 2012 Cincinnati Reds recalled J.J. Hoover from Louisville Bats.
June 22, 2012 Cincinnati Reds optioned J.J. Hoover to Louisville Bats.
April 24, 2012 Cincinnati Reds recalled J.J. Hoover from Louisville Bats.
April 1, 2012 Cincinnati Reds traded 3B Juan Francisco to Atlanta Braves for RHP J.J. Hoover.
April 1, 2012 Cincinnati Reds optioned J.J. Hoover to Louisville Bats.
March 19, 2012 Atlanta Braves optioned J.J. Hoover to Gwinnett Braves.
November 16, 2011 Atlanta Braves selected the contract of J.J. Hoover from Gwinnett Braves.
August 9, 2011 J.J. Hoover assigned to Gwinnett Braves from Mississippi Braves.
May 25, 2011 J.J. Hoover assigned to Mississippi Braves from Gwinnett Braves.
May 17, 2011 J.J. Hoover assigned to Gwinnett Braves from Mississippi Braves.
August 17, 2010 J.J. Hoover assigned to Mississippi Braves from Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
August 17, 2010 J.J. Hoover assigned to Mississippi Braves from Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
April 3, 2010 J.J. Hoover assigned to Myrtle Beach Pelicans from Rome Braves.
July 29, 2009 RHP J.J. Hoover assigned to Rome Braves from Danville Braves.
July 25, 2009 J.J. Hoover assigned to Danville Braves from Rome Braves.
April 18, 2009 J.J. Hoover assigned to Rome Braves from Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
April 17, 2009 RHP J.J. Hoover assigned to Myrtle Beach Pelicans from Rome Braves.

James Allen Hoover Bio Info

Attended Calhoun Community College in Decatur, Alabama...follow on Twitter @JJ_Hoover.

2015

Was the Reds' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award...made 67 apps, 1 shy of staff leader Burke Badenhop and 2 shy of his 2013 career high...for the third time in his 4 Major League seasons posted an ERA below 3.00...in 54 apps from 4/24-8/31 posted an ERA of 1.05 (51.1ip, 29h), the second-lowest of any Major League pitcher over that 4-month span (Pit's Mark Melancon, 0.95era in 56g)...that stretch included a 30-appearance streak from 4/24-6/27 in which he didn't allow an earned run (28.2ip, 2r) and a season-high 16-appearance scoreless streak from 5/29-6/27 (15.2ip)...is the first pitcher in modern Reds history to follow a 10-game losing streak (all in 2014) with a 7-game winning streak (all in 2015)...that 7-game winning streak was snapped by his 8-6 loss on 9/5 vs Mil...was the longest winning streak by a Reds pitcher all season...in the 5-2 win on 6/24 at Pit earned his only save of the season...from 9/2-9/6 allowed a homer in 3 straight apps for the first time in his career (Kris Bryant, Elian Herrera, Ryan Braun)...in the top of the eighth inning on 9/11 vs StL threw 5 pitches before the game was delayed and eventually suspended, then returned to the mound the next afternoon to "start" the suspended game...earned that 4-2 win when Adam Duvall snapped the tie with a 2-run HR off Jonathan Broxton...for the third straight season was on the Reds' Opening Day roster...in his season debut on 4/8 vs Pit earned the 11-inning, 5-4 win to snap his 10-game losing streak, the longest in Reds history by a reliever...retired 44-67 first batters faced, stranded 9-12 inherited runners and converted 1-7 save opps.

2014

Made the Opening Day roster for the second straight year...established a career high in strikeouts...began the season with the Reds and went 1-10, 5.27 in 46 apps before he was optioned on 8/21 to Louisville, his first minor league stint since 2012...returned to Cin on 9/2 as 1 of 10 September callups and posted a 2.25era in 8 more apps...his 10 losses tie for the most in history by a Reds reliever for a single season (Harry Gumbert, 10-10 in 1947; Tom Hume, 9-10 in 1980)...in his season debut earned the Reds' first victory of the year in their second game (1-0 on 4/2 vs StL), then lost his last 10 decisions...his 10-game losing streak is the longest in Reds history by a reliever...the previous record for consecutive losses by a Reds reliever was 6, shared by Frank Smith (1954), Tom Hume (1980) and Rob Murphy (1988)...with a 1-10 record became only the second Reds pitcher since 1882 to finish a season with at least 10 losses and fewer than 2 wins (Jim Merritt, 1-11, 1971)...on 7/8 vs Cubs retired all 6 batters by strikeout, a career high for strikeouts in a game and the most by a Reds reliever in a game all season...following a 75-minute rain delay during an 11-4 win on 6/18 at Pit threw a career-high 2.2 innings, made his first career plate appearance (drew a walk off OF Travis Snider) and scored a run.

2013

Made his first Opening Day roster...led the pitching staff in apps...lost his first 5 decisions and won his last 5 decisions...as the Reds battled for a playoff spot posted a 1.69era in his last 14 apps of the season...converted 3-5 save opps...from 6/13-8/19 threw 26.1 scoreless innings over 23 apps, career-high streaks snapped on 8/20 vs Ari when he allowed a grand slam to Paul Goldschmidt...the 23-game scoreless stretch is a franchise record for a righthander...by both innings and games were the longest active streaks in the Major Leagues when snapped...in the 10-inning, 11-4 loss vs StL on 6/9 allowed a career-high 6 runs in 0.2ip...his season ERA in his other 68 apps was 2.07...produced his 3 saves on 5/3 at Chi, 5/5 at Chi and 5/6 at Mia...pitched in the fourth inning of the 6-2 Wild Card playoff loss at Pit, retired his only 2 batters.

2012

On 4/1 was acquired from the Braves for IF Juan Francisco...received the Mary E. Barney Award as Louisville's Most Valuable Player and was a Baseball America Class AAA All-Star...in his Major League debut posted a sterling 2.05era in 28 apps during 2 stints with the Reds (4/24-6/21, 8/23-end of season)...from 4/24-6/21, while Bill Bray was on the disabled list, posted a 3.00era in 17 apps...returned on 8/23, when C Devin Mesoraco was optioned to Louisville following a 2-game suspension, and finished the season by posting a 0.71era for the Reds over his last 11 apps (12.2ip, 1er)...in each of consecutive apps on 6/2 at Hou and 6/5 vs Pit allowed a season-high 2 runs (2.2ip)...in his other 26 apps of the season posted a 0.96era...allowed only 2hr, both on 6/5 vs Pit (Alex Presley, Casey McGehee)...in the 4-2 win on 4/25 vs SF made his first career appearance with a scoreless sixth inning...recorded his first career strikeout in his second appearance, on 4/27 vs Hou (Wandy Rodriguez)...on 5/26 vs Col earned his first career victory...in the 2-1 win on 9/12 vs Pit converted his first career save opportunity...pitched in Games 2 and 4 of the Division Series vs SF and threw 2.2 hitless innings.

2011

In 14 starts and 29 relief apps at Class AAA Gwinnett and Class AA Mississippi combined to finish 3-6, 2.64 with 2 saves...did not allow a run in 26 of his 29 relief apps while posting a 0.82 bullpen ERA...made his first appearance of the season in relief, then made all 14 starts before returning to the bullpen on 6/24 for the rest of the season...pitched for the Surprise Saguaros in the prestigious Arizona Fall League (11g, 2-1, 8.03)...was added to the Braves' 40-man roster on 11/16.

2010

At Class A Myrtle Beach and Class AA Mississippi combined to finish 14-7, 3.29 in 28 apps, all starts...was a Carolina League mid-season All-Star and twice won CL Pitcher of the Week Awards (6/1, 8/23)...led all Braves minor league pitchers in victories and ranked among the organizational leaders in innings pitched (4th, 153.1), strikeouts (3rd, 152) and ERA (4th, 3.29)...ranked second in the Carolina League in both wins (11) and strikeouts (118)...at Myrtle Beach was the organization's Pitcher of the Month for July (5-0, 1.22).

2009

In 19 starts and 7 relief apps at Class A Myrtle Beach and Rome led all Braves farmhands with 150 strikeouts, T14th-best among all minor league pitchers...also ranked among the organization's leaders in starter's ERA (6th, 3.47) and in innings pitched (8th, 137.1)...was a South Atlantic League All-Star, Class A Rome's Pitcher of the Month for June (1-1, 2.88) and August (3-1, 2.01) and Rome's Pitcher of the Year.