Paul Fry (baseball)

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Paul Fry
Paul Fry (cropped).jpg
Fry in 2018.
Baltimore Orioles – No. 51
Pitcher
Born: (1992-07-26) July 26, 1992 (age 27)
Pontiac, Michigan
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
June 29, 2018, for the Baltimore Orioles
MLB statistics
(through September 17, 2019)
Win–loss record2–11
Earned run average4.50
Strikeouts90
Teams

Paul Raymond Fry (born July 26, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Career[edit]

Seattle Mariners[edit]

After graduating from Waterford Kettering High School in Waterford, Michigan,[1] Fry enrolled at St. Clair County Community College. In 2013, his sophomore year, he went 6-1 with a 1.80 ERA with 97 strikeouts in 55 innings. After the season, he was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 17th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft.[2] He signed and spent 2013 with the Arizona League Mariners where he was 2-3 with a 4.50 ERA in 34 innings pitched. He pitched for the Clinton LumberKings in 2014, posting a 4-4 record and 2.71 ERA in 28 relief appearances, and the Bakersfield Blaze and Jackson Generals in 2015, going 4-5 with a 2.03 ERA and 1.15 WHIP in 80 innings pitched.[3][4] After the 2015 season he played in the Arizona Fall League.

Fry was invited to Spring Training by the Mariners in 2016. He spent the season with the Tacoma Rainers where he compiled a 3-1 record and 2.78 ERA in 48 games (47 relief appearances). The Mariners added him to their 40-man roster after the season.[5]

Baltimore Orioles[edit]

He began 2017 back with Tacoma and was traded to the Baltimore Orioles on April 14, 2017, for future considerations. Baltimore assigned him to the Norfolk Tides and he also spent time with the Bowie BaySox. In 60.1 total innings pitched between Tacoma, Norfolk, and Bowie, Fry was 3-3 with a 4.33 ERA and 72 strikeouts.[6]

Fry made his MLB debut on June 29, 2018.[7] He finished the season 1-2 with 2 saves in 35 games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.theoaklandpress.com/sports/paul-fry-becomes-first-waterford-kettering-grad-to-make-it/article_3d7364ed-8144-524f-8ab7-4f5ad9dee58c.html
  2. ^ "Relief appears to be on the way from minor leagues for beleaguered Seattle Mariners bullpen". Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  3. ^ "Big-hitter Tyler O'Neill picked as Mariners' best minor leaguer". August 22, 2015. Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  4. ^ "Despite a tough year, Jackson Generals learn, develop". Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  5. ^ "Mariners make two trades for three players, add three minor leaguers to the 40-man roster and move on from three others". November 18, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  6. ^ "Paul Fry Stats, Highlights, Bio - MiLB.com Stats - The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". MiLB.com. Retrieved March 30, 2018.
  7. ^ "Orioles promote Paul Fry, Ryan Meisinger". MLB.com. Retrieved 11 July 2018.

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