BaseballSomerset 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 TurleyTurley 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: 1,247The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest PostsSomerset PatriotsLatest 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 You must be logged in to post a comment Login Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Newsletter SubscriptionCan't Miss Posts! The Most Catastrophic Boat Trip Since the Titanic; the New York Giants by John Venezia | posted on October 4, 2020 MetLife Stadium to host Army-Navy Game in 2021 by Kelly Lynn | posted on August 23, 2017 Women in Sports: NHL Network Host, Jackie Redmond by Nicholas Durst | posted on March 4, 2019 Hard work has led to success for John Jacob in high school football by Sunil Sunder Raj | posted on June 21, 2020 From Paramus High School to CBS Sports, Spero Dedes is making waves in sports broadcasting by Sunil Sunder Raj | posted on October 27, 2020More in Baseball You Know I’m Right, Episode 112: New York Jets’ Insider Brian Costello (Audio/Video)On the 112th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 109: The Athletic’s Marc Carig (Audio/Video)On the 109th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 108: WFAN’s Sweeny Murti (Audio/Video)On the 108th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 107: New York Post’s Columnist Mike Vaccaro (Audio/Video)On the 107th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... SI Yankees fall out of first place after getting swept by the Brooklyn Cyclones Mets Need Fifth Starter, Why Not Robles?