SUNY Cortland senior pitcher Turner Parry (Syracuse/West Genesee) has signed a free agent contract with the Los Angeles Angels. He is the 22nd Cortland player since 1994 to sign a professional contract, including 13 with major league organizations. Parry will start with the Angels' rookie team in the Arizona League.
This past spring, Parry earned second team D3baseball.com All-America honors. He was also a first team All-New York Region selection by both D3baseball.com and the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA), and he earned both All-ECAC Metro/Upstate and All-SUNYAC recognition.
Parry appeared in 20 games, 19 out of the bullpen, and finished with a 5-2 record, 1.64 ERA and a team-high six saves. He fanned 56 batters and allowed only 23 hits and 14 walks in 38 and a third innings pitched. His opponent batting-average against of .169 was best on the team.
In his first season at Cortland in 2015, Parry struck out 18 batters in 11 and a third innings over eight relief appearances.
In Parry's two seasons at Cortland, the Red Dragons finished a combined 88-12. The program won a national title at the NCAA Division III World Series in 2015 and tied for third nationally in 2016.
2016 senior Turner Parry signs free agent contract with the Anaheim angels ! Cortlands 22 nd pro baseball player! pic.twitter.com/h0ImO1UAGy
— Cortland Baseball (@Cortlandbball) June 25, 2016