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Penn State Baseball Shortstop Jay Harry Signs With Minnesota Twins

Penn State baseball shortstop Jay Harry officially signed a contract with the Minnesota Twins, forgoing his remaining eligibility in the NCAA. Minnesota selected Harry with the No. 177 overall pick in the sixth round of the 2023 MLB Draft on July 10.

Harry was an impactful player during his three seasons at Penn State, finishing his collegiate career with a .304 batting average, 109 runs, 81 RBI, and 169 hits. The shortstop’s efficiency was unmatched this past season, as he led the team with 60 hits and tied for the most doubles with 13. Additionally, Harry batted .299 with 47 runs, 37 RBI, and six home runs. He was also named to the Brooks Wallace Award Midseason Watch List as a result of his performance.

The Metuchen, New Jersey, native batted .333 in 2022, a career-high. In addition, Harry scored 40 runs, had 26 RBI, and hit five homers. One year prior, the 6’0″, 177-pound shortstop batted 268 with 22 runs, 18 RBI, and one home run.

Harry joins a Twins farm system with only two players in MLB.com’s Top-100 prospect rankings. Fellow shortstop Brooks Lee is ranked No. 18 overall, while outfielder Emmanuel Rodriguez is ranked No. 60 overall, according to the rankings.

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Nolan Wick

Nolan is a senior journalism major from Silver Spring, Maryland. He's an avid D.C sports fan and loves going to games in his free time. Nolan mainly writes about Penn State football, men's hockey, and baseball. You can follow him on Twitter @nolan_wick or email him at [email protected].

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