Mar 16, 2016; Kissimmee, FL, USA; Houston Astros relief pitcher James Hoyt (65) throws a pitch during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Osceola County Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

BRADENTON, FL - MARCH 06: Pitcher James Hoyt #65 of the Houston Astros pitches during a spring training game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at McKechnie Field on March 6, 2016 in Bradenton, Florida. (Photo by Ronald C. Modra/Sports Imagery/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** James Hoyt

FORMER PLAYER selected to the Sonic Automotive Triple-A All-Star Game presented by Gildan, at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, North Carolina

Congrats to our former player James Hoyt on his selection. The game will be broadcast live on MLB Network the evening of July 13.

The current PCL leader in saves with 19, RHP James Hoyt has been selected to his second professional All-Star Game, last earning the honor in 2014 for the Double-A Mississippi Braves of the Southern League. Hoyt also leads the PCL in games finished (30), and is tied for second in appearances (34). His .138 average against is the best of any pitcher among Triple-A Baseball’s 30 clubs. Hoyt is striking out batters at a nearly 2:1 rate, with 68 punchouts in 38.1 innings pitched in 2016.