RHP Sam Turcotte
Hometown: Toronto, Ont.
Ht: 6’ 5”, Wt: 190 lbs.
Teams: Ontario Terriers/Canadian Junior National Team/Body Armour Titans/C-Stony Brook University.
Previous teams: North York Blues.
Coaches: Scott Vandevalk.
2016 season Dominican summer trip: One earned run in four innings, struck out seven against Blue Jays ... Went five solid innings allowing one earned run, two hits and three walks, while fanning five Dodgers. Allowed one earned run in three innings as he scattered six hits and struck out one against the Philadelphia Phillies minor leaguers at St. Pete’s ... Allowed three-run homer facing Atlanta Braves minor leaguers, then tossed two scoreless, striking out four ... Pitched scoreless inning vs. Rays ... Touched up for five runs in the fourth on three singles and a two run home run against the Atlanta Braves at Lake Buena Vista ... 90 MPH at Mississauga Major League Scouting Bureau camp.
2015 season: Pitched seven scoreless innings for the Titans (NY) at Jupiter allowing two hits, walking two and striking out eight facing Team Evoshield, the tournament’s eventual runner up, in a 0-0 tie ... Pitched two scoreless, then gave up four hits and three runs facing the Houston Astros ... Pitched four scoreless innings for Ontario-Green, striking out six.
Honors _ 2016: All American and All Region Canada/Puerto Rico Honourable Mention; 2015: PG Underclass All American and All Region Honorable Mention.
What they are saying: “Better than last time I saw him, was 90 MPH” at Mississauga bureau camp.
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