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L.J. HOES RUMORS & GOSSIP

L.J. Hoes Ready for Next Shot with Astros

Patient is the perfect word to describe Houston Astros’ outfield prospect L.J. Hoes. The former third round pick of the Baltimore Orioles in 2008, has shown an uncanny ability to work an at-bat. Even as an 18-year old rookie fresh out of high school, Hoes managed to draw more walks than strikeouts. I don’t have to be the one to tell you that type of plate discipline is very uncommon...
Via Baseball Essential
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros recall outfielder Hoes from Triple-A

SAN DIEGO (AP) The Houston Astros recalled OF L.J. Hoes from Triple-A Fresno on Monday. Hoes was hitting .418 with 9 doubles and 12 RBI in 15 games for Fresno, ranking second in the Pacific Coast League in doubles and batting average. Houston also optioned RHP Asher Wojciechowski to Triple-A Fresno. Wojciechowski was 0-1 with a 7.31 ERA in four appearances - three starts - for the...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Five tool players

I admit it. I brought you here under false pretenses. Here you thought you were going to read about players or prospects that had the proverbial five tools like running, throwing, power, high batting average and character. But that is not what this post is about. I'll leave such tool worship to the scouts and prospect writers who are good at what they do. Instead this post is about...
Via The Flagrant Fan
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Updates: George Springer, L. J. Hoes

Houston Astros’s star prospect George Springer was injured last night in the eighth inning of Jared Weaver’s two hitter. Other than a Jason Castro double, Springer recorded the only other hit of the evening. It was a long home run to start the top of the fourth inning on a hanging curveball by Weaver.The third overall prospect in the Astro’s deep farm system injured his right...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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