SUNY Cortland’s Turner Parry signs free agent contract with Los Angeles Angels

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 All-America honors. He was also a first team All-New York Region selection by both 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.

Turner Parry (photo courtesy of Darl Zehr Photography)

Turner Parry (photo courtesy of Darl Zehr Photography)

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.