JJ Hoover has elected to become a free agent.
Reds sent RHP JJ Hoover outright to Triple-A Louisville.
Reds optioned RHP JJ Hoover to Triple-A Louisville.
Reds recalled RHP JJ Hoover from Triple-A Louisville.
JJ Hoover has been removed from the Reds' ninth-inning role.
Reds skipper Bryan Price said JJ Hoover is unavailable on Wednesday against the Rockies.
Reds manager Bryan Price wouldn't commit to JJ Hoover as his closer after Tuesday's game.
JJ Hoover struggled again Tuesday in a non-save situation, allowing two runs over 2/3 of an inning against the Rockies.
Reds manager Bryan Price said he'll stick with JJ Hoover at closer despite another rough outing Saturday against the Cardinals.
JJ Hoover allowed a two-run home run but was able to close out the Cardinals on Saturday for his first save of the year.
JJ Hoover allowed a go-ahead grand slam to Starling Marte to blow a save and take the loss against the Pirates on Friday.
JJ Hoover struck out one batter over two-thirds of an inning Thursday against the Indians.
Reds manager Bryan Price on Saturday said that "if the season started today, it would definitely be (JJ) Hoover" serving as his closer.