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L.J. Hoes

L.J. Hoes 28 LF

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Jerome O'Bryan Hoes
  • Age: 26 (March 5, 1990)
  • Birthplace: Washington, DC
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 0" Wt: 200
  • Draft: Round 3 (2008, BAL)
  • MLB Debut: 09/25/2012
  • School: St. John's College, Washington, DC
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L.J. Hoes Stats Summary

L.J. Hoes Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
February 4, 2016 Baltimore Orioles sent LF L.J. Hoes outright to Norfolk Tides.
February 4, 2016 LF L.J. Hoes roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
January 26, 2016 Baltimore Orioles designated LF L.J. Hoes for assignment.
November 25, 2015 Houston Astros traded LF L.J. Hoes to Baltimore Orioles for cash.
November 20, 2015 Houston Astros designated L.J. Hoes for assignment.
October 15, 2015 Houston Astros activated RF L.J. Hoes.
October 5, 2015 Houston Astros recalled LF L.J. Hoes from Fresno Grizzlies.
July 24, 2015 Houston Astros optioned LF L.J. Hoes to Fresno Grizzlies.
July 12, 2015 Houston Astros recalled L.J. Hoes from Fresno Grizzlies.
June 26, 2015 Fresno Grizzlies activated LF L.J. Hoes from the 7-day disabled list.
June 19, 2015 Fresno Grizzlies placed LF L.J. Hoes on the 7-day disabled list.
May 1, 2015 Houston Astros optioned LF L.J. Hoes to Fresno Grizzlies.
April 27, 2015 Houston Astros recalled L.J. Hoes from Fresno Grizzlies.
April 1, 2015 Houston Astros optioned LF L.J. Hoes to Fresno Grizzlies.
October 31, 2014 LF L.J. Hoes assigned to Leones del Caracas.
September 2, 2014 Houston Astros recalled L.J. Hoes from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 15, 2014 Houston Astros optioned LF L.J. Hoes to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
June 25, 2014 Houston Astros recalled L.J. Hoes from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 26, 2014 Houston Astros optioned LF L.J. Hoes to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 31, 2013 Houston Astros traded RHP Bud Norris to Baltimore Orioles for LF L.J. Hoes and LHP Josh Hader.
July 31, 2013 L.J. Hoes roster status changed by Houston Astros.
July 28, 2013 Baltimore Orioles recalled L.J. Hoes from Norfolk Tides.
March 17, 2013 Baltimore Orioles optioned L.J. Hoes to Norfolk Tides.
October 13, 2012 L.J. Hoes roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
September 11, 2012 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of LF L.J. Hoes from Norfolk Tides.
June 1, 2012 L.J. Hoes assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
February 10, 2012 Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster LF L.J. Hoes to spring training.
May 23, 2011 L.J. Hoes assigned to Bowie Baysox from Frederick Keys.
July 29, 2010 L.J. Hoes assigned to Frederick Keys from Bowie Baysox.
July 26, 2010 L.J. Hoes assigned to Bowie Baysox from Frederick Keys.
June 26, 2010 L.J. Hoes roster status changed by Frederick Keys.
June 17, 2010 sent 2B L.J. Hoes on a rehab assignment to Aberdeen IronBirds.
May 20, 2010 Frederick Keys placed 2B L.J. Hoes on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 18, 2010. illness
April 8, 2010 2B L.J. Hoes assigned to Frederick Keys from Delmarva Shorebirds.
July 14, 2009 L.J. Hoes roster status changed by Delmarva Shorebirds.
July 9, 2009 Delmarva Shorebirds placed 2B L.J. Hoes on the temporarily inactive list.
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L.J. Hoes Awards and Honors

L.J. Hoes  28 LF

L.J. Hoes
  • Full Name: Jerome O'Bryan Hoes
  • Born: March 5, 1990
  • Age: 26
  • Birthplace: Washington, DC
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 200
  • Draft: Round 3 (2008, BAL)
  • School: St. John's College, Washington, DC
  • MLB Debut: 09/25/2012

2015 Highlights
• Spent majority of season with Triple-A Fresno, batting .295 with three home runs, 24 doubles and 53 RBI in 99 games
• Named to the Pacific Coast League midseason All-Star Team
• Produced a career-high tying five hits, 4/22 at Salt Lake City (5-5, four singles, double, RBI)
• Led PCL with a .418 average (23-55) in April while tying for second in the league with nine doubles
• Registered 29 multi-hit games on the season, including 10 games with at least three hits
• Had a career-high 26 stolen bases on 34 attempts, nine behind teammate Jonathan Villar (35) who led the PCL
• Hit .375 (51-136) with 14 doubles, 19 walks and a .447 on-base percentage against left-handed pitching
• Tied a career high for stolen bases in a game with three on June 3 at Colorado Springs
• Hit .340 (34-100) with 46 RBI with runners in scoring position
• Made five appearances for Fresno in the PCL playoffs, batting .158 (3-19) with a double and three walks
• Had two stints with the Astros (4/28-5/2 and 7/11-7/28) hitting .267 (4-15) with one RBI
2014: Played in a major league career-high 55 games with the Astros after making the club out of spring training...  
Had three stints with Houston, over which he hit .172 with three home runs and 11 RBI...Stated Opening Day in right field vs. New York and homered off of C.C. Sabathia in a 6-2 Astros win...In 35 games with Triple-A Oklahoma City, batted .297 with two home runs and 15 RBI...Had a 16-game hitting streak with OKC from 6/12-8/22, over which he hit .410 (25-61) with a .500 OBP. It was tied for the sixth-longest hitting streak in the PCL in 2014.
2013: Played in 99 games to open the season with Norfolk, hitting .304 with three home runs, 25 doubles and 40 RBI...Was ranked among International League leaders in OBP (3rd, .406), runs (T-3rd, 62) and hits (5th, 111) before being traded to Houston in exchange for RHP Bud Norris on July 31...Had more walks (58) than strikeouts (56) with the Tides...Joined Houston on July 31 and made his Astros debut against Baltimore at Camden Yards that night...His first major league hit came on August 1 at Baltimore, a single off of Bud Norris (whom he was traded for on July 31)...Appeared in 46 games with Houston, batting .287 with 10 doubles, 10 RBI and a .337 OBP...Belted first major league home run on August 18 at Los Angeles, a solo shot off of Jason Vargas. 
2012: Named Brooks Robinson Minor League Player of the Year by the Orioles...Opened season with Double-A Bowie, hitting .265 with two home runs, 16 RBI and 12 stolen bases in 51 games before joining Norfolk on June 1...Batted .300 with three home runs, 38 RBI and 54 runs scored in 82 games with the Tides...Finished 32 plate appearances shy of qualifying among the International League leaders, where his .300 average would have ranked seventh in the league...His .287 average between Bowie and Norfolk ranked fourth among Orioles minor leaguers...Ranked fifth among O's farmhands with 20 stolen bases...Put together a 20-game hitting streak from June 18 to July 12, over which he batted .447 (34-for-77) with a home run, 12 RBI and 18 runs scored; The streak was tied for the 2nd-longest in the IL in 2012 and was the 4th-longest in Tides franchise history...Had his contract selected by Baltimore on September 11...Made major league debut as pinch runner on September 25 vs. Toronto.
PERSONAL: Jerome O'Bryan Hoes (L.J.) was acquired by Baltimore from Houston, in exchange for cash considerations, on 11/25/15...Originally selected by Baltimore in the third round of the 2008 draft...Graduated from St. John's College High School (DC)...Signed with the Orioles instead of attending the University of North Carolina...Named the 2007 and 2008 Louisville Slugger Player of the Year for Washington, DC, and was the 2007 Gatorade Player of the Year for DC...Also named as an Under Armour All-American in 2007.