J.J. HOOVER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cincinnati Reds reunite with Piniella, Hoover turns nasty

From a distance, watching on a cold December day in 2002, Cincinnati Reds fans saw their home crumble to the ground. In a few seconds, Riverfront Stadium, host to the Big Red Machine and the once-in-a-lifetime championship teams of the 1970’s, including their wire-to-wire 1990 World Series Champions, transformed into a cloud of smoke on the horizon of the Ohio River. As the smoke...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds' Hoover gets raise in arbitration

PHOENIX (AP) -- Reliever J.J. Hoover has won his salary arbitration case against the Cincinnati Reds, improving players to 2-0 against teams this year. Hoover was given a raise from $535,000 to $1.4 million Friday by arbitrators James Oldham, Dan Brent and Sylvia Skratek, who heard the case a day earlier. The team had argued for $1,225,000. Cincinnati had not gone to salary arbitration...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Players improve to 2-0 in arbitration as J.J. Hoover beats Reds

PHOENIX -- Reliever J.J. Hoover has won his salary arbitration case against the Cincinnati Reds, improving players to 2-0 against teams this year.Hoover was given a raise from $535,000 to $1.4 million Friday by arbitrators James Oldham, Dan Brent and Sylvia Skratek, who heard the case a day earlier. The team had argued for $1,225,000.A 28-year-old right-hander, Hoover was 8-2 with...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoover beats Reds in arbitration, improving players to 2-0

PHOENIX (AP) Reliever J.J. Hoover has won his salary arbitration case against the Cincinnati Reds, improving players to 2-0 against teams this year. Hoover was given a raise from $535,000 to $1.4 million Friday by arbitrators James Oldham, Dan Brent and Sylvia Skratek, who heard the case a day earlier. The team had argued for $1,225,000. A 28-year-old right-hander, Hoover was...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Reliever J.J. Hoover and Reds argue salary arbitration case

PHOENIX (AP) J.J. Hoover and the Cincinnati Reds argued their salary arbitration case Thursday, with the reliever asking for a raise from $535,000 to $1.4 million and the team arguing for $1,225,000. A decision by arbitrators James Oldham, Dan Brent and Sylvia Skratek is expected Friday. A 28-year-old right-hander, Hoover was 8-2 with a 2.94 ERA, winning his first seven decisions...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoover has been vital to Reds bullpen

After an abysmal 2014 campaign, JJ.. Hoover has been outstanding in 2015. Just how good has the right-hander been? Well, as the Cincinnati Enquirer wrote, "he went into Monday's off day 5-0 with a 1.44 ERA. He has an active 13-appearance scoreless streak. He hasn't allowed an earned run since April 21." So after going 1-10 with a 4.88 ERA a season ago, how has Hoover managed...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds fans offer gracious support for Hoover after post-loss apology

Tuesday night's ninth inning in St. Louis was a rough one for Reds reliever J.J. Hoover. Not only did Hoover acknowledge that -- he also took full responsibility for his poor outing, in which he loaded the bases then hit John Jay of the Cardinals with a pitch, sending home the winning run. Hoover's loss was his 10th of the season, setting a team record for that distinction for a...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pair of firsts: Pirates position player pitches to Reds reliever

Reds reliever J.J. Hoover made his first MLB career plate appearance in the ninth inning Wednesday against a guy making his MLB pitching debut. Pittsburgh sent outfielder Travis Snider to the mound in the ninth inning with the score 9-3. Snider was able to retire Skip Schumaker and Todd Frazier on groundouts to shortstop and struck out Joey Votto to end his one inning of work but...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

After long delay, Cards fall to Reds 1-0

CINCINNATI -- J.J. Hoover (1-0) pitched out of a threat in the ninth, getting Matt Adams on a called third strike with two runners aboard. The NL Central rivals waited 2 hours, 40 minutes to get started. They wanted to get the game in because heavy rain was forecast for Thursday afternoon when they conclude their series. The Reds promoted it as opening night, complete with pregame...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds break record slump, beat Cardinals 1-0 in 9th

CINCINNATI (AP) J.J. Hoover (1-0) pitched out of a threat in the ninth, getting Matt Adams on a called third strike with two runners aboard.
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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