Jarrett Hoffpauir

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Jarrett Hoffpauir
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Hoffpauir with the Memphis Cardinals
Third baseman / Second baseman
Born: (1983-06-18) June 18, 1983 (age 34)
Natchez, Mississippi
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 3, 2009, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 2010, for the Toronto Blue Jays
MLB statistics
Batting average .217
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 2
Teams

Jarrett Lee Hoffpauir (born June 18, 1983) is an American former professional baseball second baseman. He is a distant cousin to Micah Hoffpauir, who is also a baseball player.

Hoffpauir was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 6th round of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft from the University of Southern Mississippi following his junior year, during which he hit .405 with 92 RBI and was named to the All-Conference Tournament Team.[1] Hoffpauir currently holds Southern Mississippi single-season records for most hits (109) and most RBI (92).

He was recalled to join the Cardinals on July 1, 2009, and made his debut in Cincinnati on July 3.

Jarrett was claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays on November 3, 2009

On April 25, 2010, he hit for the cycle for Triple-A Las Vegas against Sacramento, going 4-5. On May 28, 2010 he hit for the cycle again against Tacoma, going 4-4.

On June 20, 2010, the Blue Jays purchased Hoffpauir's contract and optioned Edwin Encarnación to Las Vegas.

On October 6, 2010, Hoffpauir was claimed off waivers by the San Diego Padres.[2]

Hoffpauir signed a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals on December 14, 2011. After becoming a free agent, Hoffpauir signed a minor league contract with the Blue Jays on January 25, 2013, but was released soon after.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 Conference USA Baseball Media Guide" (PDF). p. 93. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 June 2012. Retrieved 21 June 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/oct/06/padres-claim-inf-jarrett-hoffpauir-toronto/
  3. ^ "Recent news on Jarrett Hoffpauir". RotoWorld. January 25, 2013. Retrieved February 17, 2013. 

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