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Nik Turley • P
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:6'4", 195 lbs.
Born:Sep 11, 1989 (30 yrs) in La Canada, CA
Hometown:North Hollywood, CA
Experience:1 years
Drafted:Drafted by NY Yankees in 2008 (50/1502).
Acquired:Claimed off waivers from Minnesota in 2017.
Bats:L
Throws:L
Movements & Injuries
2020
1/20/2020 Invited to spring training by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2018
10/04/2018 Missed the last 80 regular season games (sprained left elbow).
10/04/2018 Outrighted to Indianapolis (AAA).
6/29/2018 Missed 80 games (suspended by mlb).
6/29/2018 Sprained left elbow, 60-day DL.
1/29/2018 Placed on the restricted list by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
1/27/2018 Suspended by the MLB for 80 games for violations of the Major League drug prevention and treatment program.
2017
11/06/2017 Claimed off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.
10/03/2017 Not on the Minnesota Twins Wild Card playoff game roster.
9/02/2017 Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
8/22/2017 Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
8/21/2017 Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
8/21/2017 Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
8/17/2017 Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
6/22/2017 Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
6/10/2017 Contract purchased from Rochester (AAA).
2016
10/27/2016 Signed by the Minnesota Twins to a minor league contract.
3/29/2016 Released by the Chicago White Sox.
3/11/2016 Assigned by the Chicago White Sox to their minor league camp.
2015
12/12/2015 Signed by the Chicago White Sox to a minor league contract.
11/06/2015 Opted for minor league free agency.
3/06/2015 Assigned by the San Francisco Giants to their minor league camp.
2/03/2015 Signed by the San Francisco Giants to a minor league contract.
2014
11/04/2014 Opted for minor league free agency.
5/08/2014 Re-signed by the New York Yankees to a minor league contract.
4/26/2014 Released by the New York Yankees.
3/12/2014 Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2013
3/11/2013 Optioned to Trenton (AA).
2012
11/20/2012 Contract purchased from Trenton (AA).
Career Transactions
2017
11/06/2017 Claimed by the Pittsburgh Pirates off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.
2016
10/27/2016 Signed by the Minnesota Twins to a minor league contract.
2015
12/12/2015 Signed by the Chicago White Sox to a minor league contract.
2/03/2015 Signed by the San Francisco Giants to a minor league contract.
2008
6/05/2008 Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 50th round (1502nd overall) in 2008.
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