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J.J. HooverTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Free Agent since 2018 MLB Years: 2012-2018
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-467Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Allan Hoover
Height6-3Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 13,1987 [31.128]PlaceElizabeth,Pennsylvania
High SchoolElizabeth (Elizabeth,PA)
CollegeCalhoun Community College (Decatur,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 10th round (310th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$400,000Signing ScoutsBrian BridgesService Time4.133 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2011-ATL-#10 ... 2013-CIN-#7
MLB DebutApril 25,2012 [24.256]
OrganizationsCIN [5] ATL [4] ARI [1] MIL [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID142644Retrosheet IDhoovj002MLBAM ID543331
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (66.66%) -- Slider (14.72%) -- Curveball (14.60%) -- Changeup (2.53%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (1.48%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 90.27 - [2017] - 92.49 - [2016] - 91.64 - [2015] - 93.31 - [2014] - 92.98 - [2013] - 92.75 - [2012] - 92.80
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts74Walks30Hittable48SO/BB47vsPower48Hitting.128Durability61Team.485Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2008Danville BravesAppRkatl-Rel20100.0020200004.24000160001.077.71--1.9311.576.001.000-
2009Rome BravesSALAatl48S/R21763.35251870031134.013558509251483001.199.040.601.679.925.92.538-
2009Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+atl-ST21009.0011000003.03331521002.679.003.0015.006.000.40--
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0763.47261970031137.0138615310301504001.229.040.661.979.835.00.538-
2010Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+atl50ST221163.26242400000132.212656487351186001.218.550.472.378.013.37.647-
2010Mississippi BravesSouAAatl11ST22313.48440000020.21588115340001.456.530.446.5314.812.27.750-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01473.29282800000152.014164568501526001.258.280.472.938.923.04.667-
2011Mississippi BravesSouAAatl15S/R23252.48311219005187.0653024528864101.076.720.522.908.903.07.286-
2011Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl49Rel23113.3712210003118.21287012310001.295.79--5.7914.952.58.500-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0362.644314290082105.27738315401174101.116.560.433.419.972.93.333-
2012Louisville BatsILAAAcin35R/CL24401.223003000211337.01595112553000.733.650.242.9213.384.581.000-
2012Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin60Rel24102.0528028006130.21777213310000.984.990.593.829.102.381.0003.19
2013Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin60Rel25552.86690690023366.0472121626671001.116.410.823.559.142.58.5003.38
2014Louisville BatsILAAAcin35Rel26000.0040400305.03100270001.005.40--3.6012.603.50--
2014Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin60Rel261104.88540540022062.25636341331750001.398.041.874.4510.772.42.0914.92
2015Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin60Rel27822.94670670012164.0442421731523001.176.160.984.347.271.68.8004.38
2016Louisville BatsILAAAcin30Rel28423.52320320014438.0391515211501001.309.160.472.5811.744.55.667-
2016Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin60Rel281213.5018018008118.2292928912150002.2013.984.345.797.231.25.3339.74
2017Arizona DiamondbacksArizRkari55ST29000.0011000001.0000001000--------9.000.00--
2017Kane County CougarsMidwAari30Rel29019.0010100001.02110020002.0018.00----18.000.00.000-
2017Reno AcesPCLAAAari50Rel29000.87909002010.061117120001.265.230.876.1010.451.71--
2017Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--Rel0011.4611110002012.082217150001.225.840.735.1110.952.14.000-
2017Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari60Rel29313.9252052008041.0472018726541001.7710.231.525.6611.762.08.7504.63
2018Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAmilRel30000.0010100000.21000000001.5013.50------0.00--
2018Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil60Rel300120.2520200201.04331200004.5027.006.7513.50--0.00.00014.25
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter19214.17290029000816282.0244140132451412945001.357.711.424.459.282.09.4751.47
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter33222.9517762115005120491.14261901622715355218101.177.760.492.7910.053.61.600-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter932.2988286004318108.07634284441554001.096.220.333.6012.683.52.750-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter562.673516190051107.28038326431204101.146.690.503.5910.032.79.455-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1163.38252500000135.212959518401207001.258.560.532.657.963.00.647-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter773.39261880031135.013759519251503001.209.110.601.669.986.00.500-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter100.0031200005.24000170000.886.35--1.5911.127.001.000-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter16194.12236023600716240.0193117111371132404001.267.171.374.208.912.12.457-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter313.9252052008041.0472018726541001.7710.231.525.6611.762.08.750-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0120.2520200201.04331200004.5027.006.7513.50--0.00.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings15164.17224022400635220.0188108102351092274001.357.711.424.459.282.09.4841.47
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15102.9579285100239220.0190857212682468001.177.760.492.7910.053.61.600-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Mississippi BravesSouAAatl11p2223000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2011Mississippi BravesSouAAatl15p2322130000000001001000.000.000.000.0000014.000.000.000.0000.0071.430.000.000.000.00
2012Louisville BatsILAAAcin35p24101000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2014Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin60p26540100000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.689100.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1880100000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter52170000000001401000.000.000.000.0000018.000.000.000.0000.0077.780.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter281000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter24160000000001301000.000.000.000.0000017.000.000.000.0000.0076.470.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1390100000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1620100000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162530000000004403000.000.000.000.0000056.000.000.000.0000.0077.780.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Danville Braves AppRkatl20P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.03.0
2009Rome Braves SALAatl21P25--39221412.8570.48------25100.018.0
2009Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl21P1----1-1---------1100.00.7
2010Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl22P24--782-1715.8820.63------24100.017.1
2010Mississippi Braves SouAAatl22P4--13--441.0001.00------4100.02.9
2011Mississippi Braves SouAAatl23P31--26--881.0000.26------31100.022.1
2011Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl23P12---1--111.0000.08------12100.08.4
2012Louisville Bats ILAAAcin24P30---1--111.0000.03------30100.020.8
2012Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24P28-30-1--111.0000.040.031-100.0-28100.017.3
2013Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25P69-6674111211.9170.160.171150.0-69100.042.6
2014Louisville Bats ILAAAcin26P4----1-1---------4100.02.8
2014Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26P54-6252--771.0000.130.11-10.0-54100.033.3
2015Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27P67-64381-1211.9170.160.171150.0-67100.041.4
2016Louisville Bats ILAAAcin28P32--22--441.0000.13------32100.022.2
2016Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28P18-18-1--111.0000.060.06-----18100.011.1
2017Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkari29P1---------------1100.01.8
2017Kane County Cougars MidwAari29P1---------------1100.00.7
2017Reno Aces PCLAAAari29P9--2---221.0000.22------9100.06.3
2017Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari29P52-41131-54.8000.080.101150.0-52100.032.1
2018Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAmil30P1---------------1100.00.7
2018Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30P2-11---111.0000.501.00-----2100.01.2
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P290-2821719313936.9230.120.134450.0-2900.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P88--441-98.8890.09------880.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P35--39--12121.0000.34------350.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P25--783-1815.8330.60------250.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P26--39221412.8570.46------260.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P3---1--111.0000.33------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Danville Braves AppRkatl202----------
2009Rome Braves SALAatl2125----------
2009Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl211----------
2010Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl2224----------
2010Mississippi Braves SouAAatl224----------
2011Mississippi Braves SouAAatl2331----------
2011Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl2312----------
2012Louisville Bats ILAAAcin2430----------
2012Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2428----------
2013Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2569----------
2014Louisville Bats ILAAAcin264----------
2014Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2654----------
2015Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2767----------
2016Louisville Bats ILAAAcin2832----------
2016Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2818----------
2017Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkari291----------
2017Kane County Cougars MidwAari291----------
2017Reno Aces PCLAAAari299----------
2017Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari2952----------
2018Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAmil301----------
2018Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil302----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008Harwich MarinersCape Cod LeagueCollege20102.45761000036.23612102838101.228.840.491.969.334.752.951.000
2011Surprise SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor23218.0311011004112.1151211339001.4910.952.192.196.573.008.76.667
2012Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24012.0830300204.1311052101.956.230.0010.384.150.402.08.000
2012Cincinnati RedsDiv SeriesMLB24000.0020200002.20000220000.910.000.006.756.751.000.00.000
2013Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25001.7410010004110.110220219001.198.710.001.7416.559.501.74.000
2014Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26015.6381700008.01285174002.3813.501.137.884.500.579.00.000
2015Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27013.2490900108.16332311001.116.482.163.2411.883.673.24.000
2016Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28002.2580800008.0732027001.137.880.002.257.883.503.38.000
2017Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB29000.0010010000010.07000212000.906.300.001.8010.806.000.00.000
2018Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB30000.8710010000010.1611035200.895.230.002.614.351.670.87.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs102.45761000036.73612102838101.208.840.491.969.334.752.951.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs218.0311011004112.3151211339001.4610.952.192.196.573.008.76.667
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs032.1258157007159.351181432460301.267.740.463.649.102.502.73.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0020200002.7000022000.750.000.006.756.751.000.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2016Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2821000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs131000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2012Triple A All-Star Team (RP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-04-16RPFree Agent -Free Agent--Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent30.247  
2018-04-14RPMilwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors30.245Team Roster on 2018-04-14
2018-04-10RPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment30.241Team Roster on 2018-04-10
2018-04-07RPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors30.238Team Roster on 2018-04-07
2018-01-10RPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract - $1.1m in Majors30.150Team Roster on 2018-01-10
2017-12-02RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted Free Agency (non-tendered)30.111  
2017-09-01RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Reno (AAA)30.019Team Roster on 2017-09-01
2017-08-20RPArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Reno (AAA)30.007Team Roster on 2017-08-20
2017-08-14RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Reno (AAA)30.001Team Roster on 2017-08-14
2017-07-26RPArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Reno (AAA)29.348Team Roster on 2017-07-26
2017-07-15RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.337Team Roster on 2017-07-15
2017-07-05RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk) for rehab29.327Team Roster on 2017-07-05
2017-06-22RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right shoulder inflammation29.314Team Roster on 2017-06-22
2017-03-31RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors29.231Team Roster on 2017-03-31
2017-01-15RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract29.155Team Roster on 2017-01-15
2016-10-11RPFree Agent -Free Agent--Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent29.059  
2016-08-04RPCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors28.357Team Roster on 2016-08-04
2016-06-29RPCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Louisville (AAA)28.321Team Roster on 2016-06-29
2016-06-15RPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Louisville (AAA)28.307Team Roster on 2016-06-15
2016-05-07RPCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Louisville (AAA)28.268Team Roster on 2016-05-07
2016-02-06RPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($1.4m) [Wins arbitration]28.177Team Roster on 2016-02-06
2014-09-02RPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Louisville (AAA)27.020Team Roster on 2014-09-02
2014-08-21RPCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Louisville (AAA)27.008Team Roster on 2014-08-21
2012-08-23RPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Louisville (AAA)25.010Team Roster on 2012-08-23
2012-06-22RPCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Louisville (AAA)24.314Team Roster on 2012-06-22
2012-04-23RPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Louisville (AAA)24.254Team Roster on 2012-04-23
2012-04-01RPCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)YMinorsTradedTraded from Braves to Reds for Juan Francisco24.232Team Roster on 2012-04-01
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2008Atlanta Braves-20400,000-------400,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (10th round - 310th overall)
2012Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll24480,000-76034-2,954,887480,000880,000
2013Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll25492,500-71625203,023,990490,0001,372,500
2014Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll26520,000-54824393,256,497500,0001,892,500
2015Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll27535,0003.10255321393,571,283507,5002,427,500
2016Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll281,400,0003.1024269533,498,245507,5003,827,5002016-02-06 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($1.4m) [Wins arbitration]
2017Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll29900,0004.13350420443,651,709535,0004,727,5002017-01-15 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2018Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll301,100,000-41013494,360,045545,0005,827,5002018-01-10 - Signed to Minor League Contract - $1.1m in Majors
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red