Mets Sign Infielder Hoy to Minor League Contract

By Jacob Resnick

March 10, 2017 No comments

The New York Mets signed free agent middle infielder Danny Hoy to a minor league contract earlier this week, the team announced. The 23-year-old played four years of baseball at Princeton University, culminating with an Ivy League championship in 2016.

Hoy cemented himself as one of the top hitters in Tigers history, finishing with top ten marks in hits, doubles, runs, and stolen bases. In 159 collegiate contests, Hoy hit .306/.373/.477 with 16 home runs, 90 runs batted in, and 47 doubles. He hit a career high .322 in his senior season.

Hoy, a native of Sellersville, Pa., was recognized for his efforts in 2016 and 2015, garnering first team All-Ivy awards.

The Mets organization is clearly no stranger to the New Jersey baseball scene, having scouted and selected Matt Bowman in the 2012 draft. Bowman was drafted while another former Tiger hurler, Chris Young, was on the Mets’ major league roster.