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Paul HooverTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1995-2010 MLB Years: 2001-2010
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Arizona Fall League
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PositionsC-730, 3B-122, SS-78, 1B-75, OF-67, 2B-35Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NamePaul Chester Hoover
Height6-1Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 14,1976 [42.067]PlaceColumbus,Ohio
High SchoolSteubenville (Steubenville,OH)
CollegeKent State University (Kent,OH)

DraftedSelected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 23rd round (714th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 64th round (1573rd overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsMatt KinzerService Time1.052 (2009)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1999-TBA-#8
MLB DebutSeptember 8,2001 [25.147]
OrganizationsTBA [8] MIA [4] PHI [2] MON [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID174Retrosheet IDhoovp001MLBAM ID150137
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed49Power56Contact43XBH60RBIs49Runs53Hitting48Durability51Team.493Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Kent State UniversityMACNCAA-1c195113724395162742173300000.285.364.467.8316412154.337.182.321.36711.0421.431.943.9022.8330.77
1996Kent State UniversityMACNCAA-1c205013626317232032294000000.228.364.375.7395112165.301.147.368.33817.5824.241.381.8245.3338.71
1997Kent State UniversityMACNCAA-1c2157183365411134052172355104.295.369.415.7847615211.323.120.230.3528.0610.901.351.4261.0027.78
1997Princeton Devil RaysAppRktba-ss2166251557616443774203763403.303.363.446.80911224284.336.143.235.3567.0413.031.851.4162.7531.58
1998Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-tba-c227326951762014372633944110635.283.388.409.79711025325.317.126.357.35512.0013.541.131.2367.2532.89
1998Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtba-c2240124243610131921222950010.290.417.460.8775714151.359.170.355.39114.5719.211.321.9941.3338.89
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         113393751123027562846173160645.285.397.425.82216739476.329.140.356.36612.8215.341.201.4756.1434.82
1999St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+tba-c231184086611113685423754811604313.272.376.392.76816027482.319.120.292.34611.2016.801.501.6651.0024.32
2000Orlando RaysSouAAtba-3b-of241063605490204344986766131525.250.382.353.73512727446.294.103.292.33915.0214.800.990.67120.0030.00
2000Durham BullsILAAAtba113b24410030000100510000.300.364.300.6643011.600.000.100.3140.0045.450.000.000.000.00
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11037054932043441086771141525.251.382.351.73313027457.299.100.286.33914.6615.541.060.66123.3329.03
2001Durham BullsILAAAtba11c2589293376318432153116678107.215.260.334.5949825320.267.119.164.2603.4420.636.000.9497.6739.68
2001Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba15c2534110000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2220.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2002Durham BullsILAAAtba-c2669227275012352033186735102.220.285.366.6518320254.288.146.225.2877.0926.383.721.9745.4040.00
2002Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba15c26517130002000500000.176.176.176.3523017.250.000.000.1570.0029.410.000.000.000.00
2003Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo-c27812563569222540103186222117.270.321.430.75111029279.337.160.258.3256.4522.223.441.7951.2042.03
2004Durham BullsILAAAtba-c-3b28165491610180041510102.296.350.370.72020260.385.074.148.3216.6725.003.751.6754.0012.50
2004Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmon41c-3b2869194275614112040204630205.289.361.387.7487516219.369.098.222.3339.1321.002.300.46194.0028.57
2004Totals for AAA-AAA         85248367215122840246140307.290.358.383.7419518279.372.093.206.3308.6021.862.540.72124.0025.00
2005Durham BullsILAAAtba-2b-of2979257326017152651255654017.233.314.366.6809423291.281.133.245.3028.5919.242.241.7251.4038.33
2006Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo17c3092302388421164132337131418.278.351.414.76512528343.341.136.248.3359.6220.702.151.7550.3333.33
2006Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo15c3045020001000000000.400.400.400.800205.400.000.000.3560.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Gulf Coast MarlinsGCLRkflo-c317257115004000500100.440.423.6401.06316526.524.200.200.4480.0019.230.000.000.0045.45
2007Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo17c3131961128714210171800203.292.333.510.8434912105.316.218.281.3596.6717.142.573.8124.0042.86
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         3812118391214250172300303.322.351.537.8886517131.361.215.264.3765.3417.563.293.0530.2543.59
2007Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo13c3138130000000200000.375.375.375.750308.500.000.000.3360.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2008Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo31c325017527448061911144430108.251.316.400.7167014193.302.149.229.3177.2522.803.143.1129.1731.82
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo13c3213401810020021700012.200.238.225.4639142.348.025.075.2014.7640.488.500.000.0012.50
2009Lehigh Valley IronpigsILAAAphi17c3373245266216112811296611504.253.329.339.6688318281.333.086.204.30110.3223.492.280.36245.0029.03
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24c3334030001000100000.750.750.7501.5003041.000.000.000.6710.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2010Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi17c34772552363133221002665410110.247.326.345.6718818286.324.098.200.3049.0922.732.500.70127.5028.57
2010Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24c34922652002003500023.227.320.318.6387225.294.091.227.25812.0020.001.670.000.0040.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter40100102530080053100035.250.286.280.566283105.362.030.080.0004.7629.526.200.000.0012.00
Minor League Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter114038015499982333361460100384078438426381389.263.344.389.73314803274356.319.126.250.0009.3419.352.071.4062.3132.77
AAA Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter730236429259814917392653315205581332218463.253.319.380.6998982052642.317.127.221.0007.7621.992.831.4860.6234.28
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1063605490204344986766131525.250.382.353.73512727446.294.103.292.00015.0214.800.990.67120.0030.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1184086611113685423754811604313.272.376.392.76816027482.319.120.292.00011.2016.801.501.6651.0024.32
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter40124243610131921222950010.290.417.460.8775714151.359.170.355.00014.5719.211.321.9941.3338.89
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7326951762014372633944110635.283.388.409.79711025325.317.126.357.00012.0013.541.131.2367.2532.89
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter73276628721444174204263503.315.368.464.83212829310.353.149.232.0006.4513.552.101.2969.0033.33
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter158456861242341287126639655104.272.366.419.78519139530.321.147.298.00011.8918.111.522.2638.0031.45
Florida Marlins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter205321310030021900012.245.273.264.53714155.382.019.057.0003.6434.559.500.000.007.69
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1226682003003600023.308.379.385.76410229.400.077.192.00010.3420.692.000.000.0025.00
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter821240002000600000.190.190.190.3804021.267.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624054110112003200201260001220.250.286.280.56611312425.362.030.080.0004.7629.526.200.000.0012.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16254078142335965145581201245213.263.344.389.73321046619.319.126.250.0009.3419.352.071.4062.3132.77

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997Princeton Devil Rays AppRktba21SS65--1111993335343310.9044.77------6698.594.2
1998Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA-tba22C52--4465052501496.9909.54-----87371.268.4
1998Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA-tba223B1--1---111.0001.00------731.41.3
1998Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba22C31--1972242223219.9827.06-----124077.522.0
1998Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba223B7--417422521.8403.00------4017.55.0
1998Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba22SS2--19-110101.0005.00------405.01.4
1998Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba221B1--1---111.0001.00------402.50.7
1999St. Petersburg Devil Rays FSLA+tba23C87--5516353619614.9927.06-----1411873.763.5
1999St. Petersburg Devil Rays FSLA+tba231B4--185-123231.0005.75------1183.42.9
1999St. Petersburg Devil Rays FSLA+tba233B3---7-1771.0002.33------1182.52.2
2000Orlando Rays SouAAtba243B41--337998121112.9262.73------10638.730.1
2000Orlando Rays SouAAtba24OF27--405214745.9571.67------10625.519.9
2000Orlando Rays SouAAtba24C23--165203-188185.9848.04-----310621.716.9
2000Orlando Rays SouAAtba24SS9--1526374441.9324.56------1068.56.6
2000Orlando Rays SouAAtba241B7--455-450501.0007.14------1066.65.1
2000Orlando Rays SouAAtba242B2--46111110.9095.00------1061.91.5
2000Durham Bulls ILAAAtba243B2---2--221.0001.00------450.01.4
2000Durham Bulls ILAAAtba24OF1---------------425.00.7
2000Durham Bulls ILAAAtba24C1--10---10101.00010.00------425.00.7
2001Durham Bulls ILAAAtba25C43--2631923284282.9936.56-----78948.329.9
2001Durham Bulls ILAAAtba253B15--1129254240.9522.67------8916.910.4
2001Durham Bulls ILAAAtba25OF14--1811-2019.9501.36------8915.79.7
2001Durham Bulls ILAAAtba251B13--1171118129128.9929.85------8914.69.0
2001Durham Bulls ILAAAtba25SS2---------------892.21.4
2001Durham Bulls ILAAAtba252B1--11--221.0002.00------891.10.7
2001Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba25C2-1021--331.0001.500.301-100.0-366.71.2
2002Durham Bulls ILAAAtba26C52--3133944356352.9896.77-----36975.431.7
2002Durham Bulls ILAAAtba263B8--120-221211.0002.63------6911.64.9
2002Durham Bulls ILAAAtba261B8--473135150.9806.25------6911.64.9
2002Durham Bulls ILAAAtba26OF5--91--10101.0002.00------697.23.0
2002Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba26C4-34162--18181.0004.500.534357.12580.02.5
2003Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo27C59--3302954364359.9866.08-----68172.841.0
2003Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo271B10--636137069.9866.90------8112.36.9
2003Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo273B4---6--661.0001.50------814.92.8
2003Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo27OF1--2---221.0002.00------811.20.7
2004Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmon28C33--1901721209207.9906.27-----56947.823.1
2004Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmon283B19--824623832.8421.68------6927.513.3
2004Durham Bulls ILAAAtba28C6--314-335351.0005.83-----31637.54.2
2004Durham Bulls ILAAAtba283B5--5102-1715.8823.00------1631.33.5
2004Durham Bulls ILAAAtba281B4--423-445451.00011.25------1625.02.8
2004Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmon281B4--242-626261.0006.50------695.82.8
2004Durham Bulls ILAAAtba28OF1--2---221.0002.00------166.30.7
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba292B32--4585517135130.9634.06------7940.522.2
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba29OF17--312123433.9711.94------7921.511.8
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba293B16--929364138.9272.38------7920.311.1
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba29C13--908-298981.0007.54------7916.59.0
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba291B5--383-441411.0008.20------796.33.5
2006Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo30C86--56559128636624.9817.26-----109293.560.6
2006Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo30C3187-1-87.8752.330.881-100.01475.01.9
2007Gulf Coast Marlins GCLRkflo31C6--414--45451.0007.50-----3785.711.1
2007Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo31C29--1681322183181.9896.24-----13193.520.4
2007Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo313B1---------------313.20.7
2007Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo31C211312---12121.0006.000.921150.0-366.71.2
2007Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo311B1-31---111.0001.000.33-----333.30.6
2008Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo32C46--3083551348343.9867.46-----55092.032.2
2008Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo32OF1---------------502.00.7
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo32C1312104848--92921.0007.080.885362.5213100.08.1
2009Lehigh Valley Ironpigs ILAAAphi33C60--4023843444440.9917.33-411474.557382.241.7
2009Lehigh Valley Ironpigs ILAAAphi331B10--966110103102.99010.20------7313.76.9
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33C311191--10101.0003.330.912-100.0-3100.01.9
2010Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi34C67--4703874515508.9867.58-572470.467787.046.5
2010Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi341B8--483175251.9816.38------7710.45.6
2010Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34C96624222-4644.9574.890.711150.0-9100.05.6
MLB Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C3621242172143-189186.9845.170.7715865.25360.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1-31---111.0001.000.33-----10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 11 season(s)-   C495--3140299433534823439.9886.95-983872.1514950.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 7 season(s)-   3B70--341201315167154.9222.20------700.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B62--47537545517512.9908.26------620.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF40--624226866.9711.65------400.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B33--4686517137132.9644.00------330.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2---------------20.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B41--337998121112.9262.73------410.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF27--405214745.9571.67------270.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C23--165203-188185.9848.04-----3230.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS9--1526374441.9324.56------90.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B7--455-450501.0007.14------70.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B2--46111110.9095.00------20.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C87--5516353619614.9927.06-----14870.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--185-123231.0005.75------40.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B3---7-1771.0002.33------30.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C31--1972242223219.9827.06-----12310.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B7--417422521.8403.00------70.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2--19-110101.0005.00------20.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C52--4465052501496.9909.54-----8520.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS65--1111993335343310.9044.77------650.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C6--414--45451.0007.50-----360.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997Princeton Devil Rays AppRktba21----65------
1998Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA-tba22-52---1-----
1998Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba22-311-27-----
1999St. Petersburg Devil Rays FSLA+tba23-874--3-----
2000Orlando Rays SouAAtba24-2372941---27-
2000Durham Bulls ILAAAtba24-1---2---1-
2001Durham Bulls ILAAAtba25-43131215---14-
2001Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba25-2---------
2002Durham Bulls ILAAAtba26-528--8---5-
2002Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba26-4---------
2003Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo27-5910--4---1-
2004Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmon28-334--19-----
2004Durham Bulls ILAAAtba28-64--5---1-
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba29-13532-16---17-
2006Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo30-86---------
2006Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo30-3---------
2007Gulf Coast Marlins GCLRkflo31-6---------
2007Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo31-29---1-----
2007Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo31-21--------
2008Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo32-46-------1-
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo32-13---------
2009Lehigh Valley Ironpigs ILAAAphi33-6010--------
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33-3---------
2010Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi34-678--------
2010Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34-9---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Maryvale SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor2526791120311122152742103.253.326.354.68028591.365.101.1775.4929.675.401.1079.0025.00
2006Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3022010001000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB311421250103002300000.238.304.333.6377123.278.095.1908.7013.041.500.000.0020.00
2008Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB321837571101102900000.189.231.270.50110239.250.081.1625.1323.084.500.000.0028.57
2009Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3344120100000100000.500.5001.0001.500414.667.500.5000.0025.000.000.000.0050.00
2010Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB34913121012001500000.154.214.462.6766214.143.308.3857.1435.715.007.1413.00100.00
2011Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB351319231002002400103.158.227.211.4384122.188.053.1589.0918.182.000.000.0033.33
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs26791120311122152742103.253.326.354.68028591.365.101.1775.4929.675.401.1079.0025.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs6096112033191072200103.208.260.333.593327104.257.125.2086.7321.153.140.9696.0035.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2012Gulf Coast Rays -GCLRkMinortba36Manager602832.4676.03 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2000Southern League All-Star (UT)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-12-01ContractSigned by Phillies 
2009-01-07ContractSigned by Phillies to minor league contract 
2008-01-04ContractSigned by Marlins to minor league contract 
2005-02-03ContractSigned by Devil Rays (minor) 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-08-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
2004-08-11Released by Expos. 
2004-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-11-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Marlins. 
2002-10-14Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-06-06Contractsigned 
* 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
2001Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll25200,000-77133-1,897,758200,000200,000
2002Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll26200,000-75726-2,011,045200,000400,000
2006Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll30327,000-74213-2,365,072327,000727,000
2007Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll31380,000-73717-2,459,737380,0001,107,000
2008Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll32390,000-75323-2,696,252390,0001,497,000
2009Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll33400,0001.05272429-2,746,792400,0001,897,000
2010Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll34400,000-75731-2,812,412400,0002,297,000
* 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