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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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4 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 AP on Fox
6 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 AP on Fox
7 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 AP on Fox
7 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 AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds shortstop Zack Cozart agrees to $2.925M, one-year deal

CINCINNATI (AP) Reds shortstop Zack Cozart reached agreement on a $2,925,000 million, one-year contract to avoid salary arbitration. The 30-year-old Cozart, who received a raise from his $2.35 million salary last season, batted .258 with nine home runs and 28 RBIs in 53 games and was off to a great start while healthy before a right knee injury in June ended his season and required...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamb throws six strong, Reds fall late 2-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Rookie Stephen Piscotty doubled in the go-ahead run in a two-run eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals turned it on late for a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday. Rookie Tommy Pham tripled off J.J. Hoover (8-2) to open the eighth and Jhonny Peralta's one-out single tied it ahead of Piscotty's drive off the wall in left-center. Johnathon Broxton ...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals rally with two runs in eighth to edge Reds 2-1

ST. LOUIS -- Rookie Stephen Piscotty doubled in the go-ahead run in a two-run eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals turned it on late for a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday. Rookie Tommy Pham tripled off J.J. Hoover (8-2) to open the eighth and Jhonny Peralta's one-out single tied it ahead of Piscotty's drive off the wall in left-center. Johnathon Broxton (3-5)...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Piscotty gets go-ahead hit, Cardinals beat Reds 2-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) Rookie Stephen Piscotty doubled in the go-ahead run in a two-run eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals turned it on late for a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday. Rookie Tommy Pham tripled off J.J. Hoover (8-2) to open the eighth and Jhonny Peralta's one-out single tied it ahead of Piscotty's drive off the wall in left-center. Johnathon Broxton (3...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals rally with two runs in eighth to edge Reds 2-1

ST. LOUIS -- Rookie Stephen Piscotty doubled in the go-ahead run in a two-run eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals turned it on late for a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday. Rookie Tommy Pham tripled off J.J. Hoover (8-2) to open the eighth and Jhonny Peralta's one-out single tied it ahead of Piscotty's drive off the wall in left-center. Johnathon Broxton (3-5)...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals rally with two runs in eighth to edge Reds 2-1

ST. LOUIS -- Rookie Stephen Piscotty doubled in the go-ahead run in a two-run eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals turned it on late for a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday. Rookie Tommy Pham tripled off J.J. Hoover (8-2) to open the eighth and Jhonny Peralta's one-out single tied it ahead of Piscotty's drive off the wall in left-center. Johnathon Broxton (3-5)...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers' sweep foiled by Reds

CINCINNATI -- Jay Bruce homered and drove in three runs, Michael Lorenzen won for the first time in more than two months and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 Sunday to avoid a sweep. Brandon Phillips also homered and had three hits for the Reds, who overcame Ryan Braun's 25th homer of the year in the eighth inning to end Milwaukee's six-game winning streak. Lorenzen...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers' sweep foiled by Reds

CINCINNATI -- Jay Bruce homered and drove in three runs, Michael Lorenzen won for the first time in more than two months and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 Sunday to avoid a sweep. Brandon Phillips also homered and had three hits for the Reds, who overcame Ryan Braun's 25th homer of the year in the eighth inning to end Milwaukee's six-game winning streak. Lorenzen...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers' sweep foiled by Reds

CINCINNATI -- Jay Bruce homered and drove in three runs, Michael Lorenzen won for the first time in more than two months and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 Sunday to avoid a sweep. Brandon Phillips also homered and had three hits for the Reds, who overcame Ryan Braun's 25th homer of the year in the eighth inning to end Milwaukee's six-game winning streak. Lorenzen...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jay Bruce powers Reds to 6-3 win over Brewers

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Jay Bruce homered and drove in three runs, Michael Lorenzen won for the first time in more than two months and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 Sunday to avoid a sweep. Brandon Phillips also homered and had three hits for the Reds, who overcame Ryan Braun's 25th homer of the year in the eighth inning to end Milwaukee's six-game winning streak...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 06, 2015  |  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

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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