Corey Thurman

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Corey Thurman
York Revolution – No. 35
Pitcher
Born: (1978-11-05) November 5, 1978 (age 35)
Augusta, Georgia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 5, 2002 for the Toronto Blue Jays
Last MLB appearance
August 13, 2003
Career statistics
Win-Loss 3-4
Earned run average 4.75
Strikeouts 67
Teams

Corey Lamar Thurman (born November 5, 1978 in Augusta, Georgia) is a professional baseball pitcher for the York Revolution of the independent Atlantic League. He has played during two season at the major league level for the Toronto Blue Jays.

Thurman was selected by the Kansas City Royals in 4th round of 1996 Major League Baseball Draft. He played his first professional season with their Rookie league GCL Royals in 1996. In 2007, he played for the Milwaukee Brewers Double-A affiliate, the Huntsville Stars. He signed with the York Revolution of the independent Atlantic League for the 2008 season and re-signed with them for the 2009 season. In December 2009, Thurman married Angela Day in York, PA. Said Thurman, "I met a girl who loves to watch Sports Center--what else can you do?"[1]

Pitching Style[edit]

Thurman throws an 88-91 MPH four-seam fastball,[2] an excellent changeup with good location at around 80 MPH,[3] as well as an 75-77 MPH curveball and an 81-83 MPH slider.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Revolution begin to load the cannon for 2009
  2. ^ "Revs' Inside Pitch". Yorkblog.com. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ "Corey Thurman". Nabl.zarras.net. 1978-11-05. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  5. ^ "Corey Thurman » Statistics » Pitching | FanGraphs Baseball". Fangraphs.com. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 

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