Baseball Somerset Patriots Land LHP Nik Turley by Somerset Patriots July 27, 2016 Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Nik Turley Turley enters his first season with the Somerset patriots and first in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. The southpaw began the 2016 season in the Boston Red Sox organization with Double-A Portland, where he posted one win, two saves and 48 strikeouts over 35.2 innings of work. The La Canada, California native has three years of service at the Triple-A level, including two in the New York Yankees organization with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (2013-2014) and one in the San Francisco Giants organization with Sacramento (2015). Turley has won 12 games in Triple-A over 33 games (32 starts), including a seven-win campaign over 19 starts last year with Sacramento. The 2008 draft pick of the Yankees spent the first seven years of his professional career with the Pinstripes’ organization. His best season came in 2012 as a member of High-A Tampa. That year, Turley went 9-5 with a 2.89 ERA and 116 strikeouts over 112 innings pitched in 23 games (21 starts). After the season, Turley was named a Florida State League post-season All-Star. The 6’4” hurler owns a 47-42 record with a 3.61 ERA and 645 strikeouts over his nine-year professional career. The 2016 Somerset Patriots Season Presented By Ford is underway. For more information or to purchase tickets for the 2016 season, stop by TD Bank Ballpark, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com. About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 35 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population. For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com Post Views: 1,109 The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Somerset Patriots Latest posts by Somerset Patriots (see all) Somerset Patriots Announce Added Programming On Radio Partner 1450 WCTC-AM - May 7, 2020 Somerset Patriots Bring Back All-Star RHP David Kubiak - April 7, 2020 Somerset Patriots Land Eight-Year Major Leaguer Vance Worley - March 27, 2020 Somerset Patriots Acquire Major League LHP Pat Dean - March 10, 2020 Related Topics2016 SeasonAtlantic LeagueBoston Red SoxNew York YankeesNik TurleyPlayer TransactionssigningsSomerset PatriotsTD Bank Ballpark Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Can't Miss Posts! 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs Predictions: Play-In Round by Will Wiegelman | posted on June 22, 2020 Pascack Hills Grad Brianna Musco Finds Calling in Music by Sunil Sunder Raj | posted on July 23, 2020 Talent Has No Gender: Crystal Bradford Gears Up for Major “Hoopquality” Event by Candace Cordelia | posted on July 21, 2020 Ranking all 32 Projected Starting QBs ahead of the 2020 NFL Season by Peter Snyder | posted on April 30, 2020 Joe Quinones is the Definition of a Baseball Journeyman by Eli Fishman | posted on July 21, 2020 Podcasts More in Baseball Somerset Patriots one of few baseball teams to salvage the 2020 season With a limit on outdoor gatherings, the Patriots needed as many fans as possible... Marlins sign Leibrandt out of SPBS Leibrandt marks the first player signed out of NJ's independent Somerset Professional Baseball Series... A Look at Paternity Leave in MLB as Trout Becomes a Dad Major League Baseball players receive three days paternity leave for the birth of a... You Know I’m Right, Episode 28: The Rock Buys the XFL, Bella Twins, WWE and MLB (Audio) On the 28th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined... SI Yankees fall out of first place after getting swept by the Brooklyn Cyclones Mets Need Fifth Starter, Why Not Robles?