J.J. HOOVER NEWS

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

Cueto pitches Reds past White Sox 10-4

CHICAGO (AP) Johnny Cueto pitched into the ninth inning in his longest start of the year, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago White Sox 10-4 on Saturday in the opener of a traditional doubleheader. Cueto (3-3) was working on a four-hitter before he was pulled with one out in Chicago's three-run ninth. J.J. Hoover finished for Cincinnati, which has won three of four. Cueto allowed...
Via AP on Fox
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals hold off Reds 3-2

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Alex Rios hit his third homer of the spring, Danny Duffy was sharp in his return to the mound and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Saturday. Rios connected off Reds reliever J.J. Hoover in the fifth inning to give Kansas City the lead. All three of his homers have been no-doubt shots, an encouraging sign for a slugger who hit just four...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Rios homers again as Royals hold off Reds 3-2

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Alex Rios hit his third homer of the spring, Danny Duffy was sharp in his return to the mound and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Saturday. Rios connected off Reds reliever J.J. Hoover in the fifth inning to give Kansas City the lead. All three of his homers have been no-doubt shots, an encouraging sign for a slugger who hit just four...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Several minor leaguers scheduled to pitch on Tuesday

Tomorrow is the first spring training game of the year for the Cincinnati Reds. They will go up against their spring training facility roommates, the Cleveland Indians. Early on in spring training hardly anyone is throwing more than an inning or two and that seems to be the plan for the first game, with eight pitchers listed (and two guys as backups in case something happens). Jason...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Reds look for help in the Rule 5 draft?

We’ve covered the players that the Cincinnati Reds will need to protect from the system to keep them from being drafted in the Rule 5 draft at the winter meetings. What we haven’t discussed is if the Reds should consider drafting someone to help their team for the 2015 season. Well, this afternoon we are going to talk about that. The Reds have several weaknesses on their team...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Cincinnati Reds will call up 10 players on Tuesday

The Cincinnati Reds have named all of their call ups. Here they are: The Pitchers RHP Carlos Contreras, RHP Daniel Corcino, LHP David Holmberg, RHP JJ Hoover and LHP Ryan Dennick. The Position Players UT Jake Elmore, C Tucker Barnhart, OF Donald Lutz, OF Jason Bourgeois and OF Yorman Rodriguez. Thoughts The two surprises on the list would have to be Jason Bourgeois and Ryan Dennick...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 8/31/14

Louisville lost 5-3. Box Score Jason Bourgeois went 1-4 with a run. Ruben Gotay went 1-4 with a run. Felix Perez went 1-3 with an RBI. Jake Elmore went 1-3 with a walk. Hernan Iribarren went 1-2 with a run. Nick Christiani threw a shutout inning. JJ Hoover threw 1.2 shutout innings with 3 strikeouts. Game Notes On Corky Miller retirement day things didn’t go as planned for the...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 8/29/14

Louisville lost 9-4. Box Score Jason Bourgeois went 2-4 with 2 doubles and a run. Ruben Gotay went 1-4 with a double and a run. Rey Navarro went 1-2 with a run and 2 walks. Jake Elmore went 3-4 with a double and a run. Chad Rogers threw 2 shutout innings with a walk. JJ Hoover was charged with an unearned run with a walk. Game Notes The Bats grabbed an early lead when a ground...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 8/26/14

Louisville lost 5-2. Box Score Neftali Soto went 1-3 with a walk. Felix Perez went 1-3 with a double and a walk. Rey Navarro went 3-4 with a double and a run. Jake Elmore went 1-3 with a walk and an RBI. Tucker Barnhart went 2-4. Chad Rogers threw 2 shutout innings with a walk and 2 strikeouts. JJ Hoover struck out 2 in a shutout inning of work. Game Notes The game didn’t start...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 8/23/14

Louisville won 3-2. Box Score Rey Navarro went 1-3 with a walk and a run. Jake Elmore went 3-3 with a run and a walk. Tucker Barnhart went 1-4 with an RBI and a run. Steve Selsky went 1-3. Ross Perez went 1-3 with 2 RBI. Brett Marshall was charged with an unearned run in 5.2 innings with 4 walks and 8 strikeouts. JJ Hoover threw 1.1 hitless innings with a walk and 2 strikeouts...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitching struggles mount as Reds lose sixth in a row

CINCINNATI -- Pitching has been a constant the Reds have been able to count on for the majority of this season. The Reds haven't been able to count on anything for the past week. Thursday's 8-0 loss to Atlanta stretched their losing streak to six games. They've been outscored 45-26 and have given up no fewer than five runs in each game during the losing streak as they continue to...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds revamp bullpen for series vs Braves

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds revamped their struggling bullpen before the start of a series against Atlanta on Thursday, sending right-handers J.J. Hoover and Carlos Contreras to Triple-A Louisville. Cincinnati called up right-handed reliever Pedro Villarreal and left-hander David Holmberg from Louisville to start the opening game of the series. Holmberg started the second game of a...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  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

Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in ninth

ST. LOUIS -- Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Matt Holliday drew a leadoff walk to start the winning rally. He advanced to third on Matt Adams' single. After Peter Bourjos ran for Holliday, Jhonny Peralta walked to load the bases. Hoover (1...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in ninth

ST. LOUIS -- Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Matt Holliday drew a leadoff walk to start the winning rally. He advanced to third on Matt Adams' single. After Peter Bourjos ran for Holliday, Jhonny Peralta walked to load the bases. Hoover (1...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals score in bottom of 9th to top Reds

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Matt Holliday drew a leadoff walk to start the winning rally. He advanced to third on Matt Adams' single. After Peter Bourjos ran for Holliday, Jhonny Peralta walked to load the bases. Hoover...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

ST. LOUIS (AP) Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Matt Holliday drew a leadoff walk to start the winning rally. He advanced to third on Matt Adams' single. After Peter Bourjos ran for Holliday, Jhonny Peralta walked to load the bases. Hoover...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals score in bottom of 9th to top Reds

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Matt Holliday drew a leadoff walk to start the winning rally. He advanced to third on Matt Adams' single. After Peter Bourjos ran for Holliday, Jhonny Peralta walked to load the bases. Hoover...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ugliest Game of the Year for the Reds

#453764208 / gettyimages.com Michael Johnson The Cincinnati Reds were up 9-5 going into the bottom of the ninth in game one of their doubleheader today in Colorado against the lowly Rockies when disaster struck. Closer Aroldis Chapman started the inning off by walking the bases loaded. He then compounded the agony by walking in the next batter and also walking in a run making the...
Via TopSportsReport
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies rally in 8th to complete DH sweep of Reds

DENVER (AP) -- Michael Cuddyer hit for the cycle, including a two-run double in Colorado's five-run eighth inning, and the Rockies rallied again to beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-5 to complete a doubleheader sweep Sunday night. Drew Stubbs finished off Colorado's five-run ninth inning with a three-run homer off J.J. Hoover, sending the Rockies to a 10-9 victory in the first game. Cuddyer...
Via AP on Fox
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies rally in 8th to complete DH sweep of Reds

DENVER (AP) -- Michael Cuddyer hit for the cycle, including a two-run double in Colorado's five-run eighth inning, and the Rockies rallied again to beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-5 to complete a doubleheader sweep Sunday night. Drew Stubbs finished off Colorado's five-run ninth inning with a three-run homer off J.J. Hoover, sending the Rockies to a 10-9 victory in the first game. Cuddyer...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies rally for 10-9 victory over Reds

DENVER (AP) -- Drew Stubbs capped Colorado's five-run ninth inning with a three-run homer, sending the Rockies to a 10-9 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday in the first game of a doubleheader. The Reds carried a 9-5 lead into the ninth, but All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman walked four straight batters before he was replaced by J.J. Hoover. Pinch-hitter Wilin Rosario then hit...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies rally for 10-9 victory over Reds

DENVER (AP) Drew Stubbs capped Colorado's five-run ninth inning with a three-run homer, sending the Rockies to a 10-9 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday in the first game of a doubleheader. The Reds carried a 9-5 lead into the ninth, but All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman walked four straight batters before he was replaced by J.J. Hoover. Pinch-hitter Wilin Rosario then hit...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Not much more to say as Reds lose 2-1 in 15 innings

CINCINNATI -- Maybe Great American Ball Park isn't so small after all? The Reds played an extra six innings Monday night but for the 10th straight game, including fourth in a row at home, they failed to score more than three runs. Three runs at least would have been enough offense to get them a win as they lost for the ninth time in 10 games, 2-1 in 15 innings to Arizona. It was...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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