|June 29 9:25 AM PT10:25 AM MT11:25 AM CT12:25 PM ET12:25 ET16:25 GMT0:25 9:25 AM MST11:25 AM EST11:55 AM VEN20:25 UAE11:25 AM CT-The Reds optioned Hoover to Triple-A Louisville on Wednesday, a few hours after his latest rough outing set a club record.
Analysis: Hoover gave up five runs, including Javier Baez's grand slam, in the 15th inning of a 7-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday. It was the second grand slam allowed by Hoover this season and his sixth career, a club record. Hoover has allowed nine homers in 18 2/3 innings this season for a 13.50 ERA.
|June 14 12:21 PM PT1:21 PM MT2:21 PM CT3:21 PM ET15:21 ET19:21 GMT3:21 12:21 PM MST2:21 PM EST2:51 PM VEN23:21 UAE2:21 PM CT-The Reds have recalled Hoover from Triple-A Louisville.
Analysis: Hoover opened the season as the Reds' closer but was optioned to Louisville on May 7 after posting a 14.34 ERA with one save in two chances in 12 games.
|May 7 1:44 PM PT2:44 PM MT3:44 PM CT4:44 PM ET16:44 ET20:44 GMT4:44 1:44 PM MST3:44 PM EST4:14 PM VEN0:44 UAE (+1)3:44 PM CT-The Cincinnati Reds have optioned struggling reliever J.J. Hoover to Triple-A Louisville and recalled right-hander Drew Hayes from their top farm club.
Analysis: Hoover was handed the closer's job in spring training after Aroldis Chapman was traded to the Yankees, but he allowed six home runs in 10 2/3 innings over 12 games and 17 earned runs overall for a 14.34 ERA. He had one save in two opportunities.
|Feb. 5 10:44 AM PT11:44 AM MT12:44 PM CT1:44 PM ET13:44 ET18:44 GMT2:44 11:44 AM MST1:44 PM EST2:14 PM VEN22:44 UAE12:44 PM CT-Hoover has won his salary arbitration case against the Cincinnati Reds, improving players to 2-0 against teams this year.
Analysis: 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 a 2.94 ERA, winning his first seven decisions. As a setup man for closer Aroldis Chapman, he gave up 44 hits and 31 walks in 64 1-3 innings while striking out 52.
|2012||Cin||1||0||1 - 2||28||0||0||30.2||17||7||7||2||13||1||31||0.98||2.05|
|2013||Cin||5||5||3 - 5||69||0||0||66.0||47||21||21||6||26||6||67||1.11||2.86|
|2014||Cin||1||10||0 - 4||54||0||0||62.2||56||36||34||13||31||3||75||1.39||4.88|
|2015||Cin||8||2||1 - 7||67||0||0||64.1||44||24||21||7||31||1||52||1.17||2.94|
|2016||Cin||1||2||1 - 2||18||0||0||18.2||29||29||28||9||12||1||15||2.20||13.50|
|Career||16||19||6 - 20||236||0||0||242.1||193||117||111||37||113||12||240||1.26||4.12|
|2012||Cin||Total||0||0||0 - 0||2||0||0||2.2||0||0||0||0||2||0||2||0.00|
|LDS||0||0||0 - 0||2||0||0||2.2||0||0||0||0||2||0||2||0.00|
|2013||Cin||Total||0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||0.2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.00|
|WC||0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||0.2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.00|
|Career||0||0||0 - 0||3||0||0||3.1||0||0||0||0||2||0||2||0.00|