Originally Posted by Scrap Irony
A fly ball machine? You're judging Hoover on the 18 IP in the majors?
To be fair, Hoover has been a rather big fly ball pitcher in the minors too. His GB rate from 2010-2012 is 35.6%. Translate that to the Majors and he would rank him 20th in the Majors this season in terms of highest non-groundball rate among the 211 pitchers with at least 40 innings pitched.