Baltimore Orioles

J.J. Hardy
current status: Strained left shoulder, 15-day DL
Birth Date:August 19, 1982 (32 years old)
Place of Birth:Tucson, AZ
Hometown:Tucson, AZ
Experience:10 years
Drafted:Drafted by Milwaukee in 2001 (2nd round).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Minnesota in 2010.
Scouting Report
Assets: An intense player, he has good power and run-producing qualities from the shortstop position. In the field, he boasts a very strong arm and sound instincts for the position.
Flaws: Strikes out too much and is also prone to nasty hitting slumps that hurt his overall value at the dish. Is also somewhat injury-prone. Isn't much of a base-stealer.
Career Potential: Power-hitting, great-defending but inconsistent shortstop.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Silver Slugger 2013
AL Rawlings Gold Glove Award 2014, 2013, 2012
Named to the All-Star Game 2007
Southern League (AA) All-Star Team 2003
Double-A All-Star Team 2003