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Yankees Scouting Report: Jesse Hoover

Yankees Scouting Report: Jesse Hoover

The New York Yankees selected RHP Jesse Hoover in the 5th round of the 2004 draft out of Indiana Tech and he immediately became one of the top pitching prospects in the organization with a dominating performance in Staten Island that same year. Sidelined with a back injury for two years after that, he finally proved he could stay healthy in 2007 with a solid performance in Charleston.

Vital Statistics: Name: Jesse Hoover Position: Relief Pitcher DOB: January 8, 1982 Height: 6'3" Weight: 210 Bats: Right Throws: Right "I thought it was okay," Hoover said of his 2007 season. "Numbers-wise I would have liked to have a little bit better [season] but I stayed healthy so I can't complain. I was happy I stayed healthy." Missing a little more than two full seasons after posting... Recommended Stories

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