Jim Hoey RP MIL 21 Days
Jim Hoey has retired from baseball.
Hoey was hoping to make a comeback in 2014 after spending the majority of the 2013 season in independent ball, but he did not attract any offers. The 31-year-old right-hander will hang up his cleats with a 7.02 ERA and 1.847 WHIP in 61 career major league appearances. He last appeared in the bigs in 2011 with the Twins.
Jim Hoey RP MIL 3 Months
Tim Dierkes of MLBTradeRumors.com reports that Jim Hoey will attempt a return to the majors in 2014.
Hoey spent most of this past season in independent ball and was clocked in the mid-90s on the radar gun. The soon-to-be 31-year-old hasn't appeared in the majors since 2011. He'll only require a minor league deal.
Jim Hoey RP MIL Dec 22 '12
Brewers signed RHP Jim Hoey to a minor league contract.
His deal includes an invitation to spring training. The 29-year-old right-hander compiled a 5.47 ERA, 1.91 WHIP and 14/13 K/BB ratio over 24 2/3 innings with the Brewers in 2012. He'll compete for a middle relief role in the Brewers bullpen.