Matt Turner (baseball)
February 18, 1967 |
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|April 23, 1993 for the Florida Marlins|
|Last MLB appearance|
|April 30, 1994 for the Cleveland Indians|
A 6' 5", 215-pound hard thrower, Turner was signed by the Atlanta Braves as a free agent in 1986. Then he was sent by Atlanta to the Houston Astros in 1991 in the same transaction that brought Jim Clancy to the Braves. Finally, he made his major debut in 1993 with the Florida Marlins coming out from the bullpen. In 55 appearances, he went 4-5 with a 2.91 ERA and 59 strikeouts in 68.0 innings. After that, he was dealt by Florida to the Cleveland Indians before 1994, his last major league season.
In a two-season career, Turner posted a 5-5 record with a 2.79 ERA and one save in 64 games.
- Turner is recognized as the first Triple-A player to be signed by the Marlins in team's history.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or The Baseball Cube
- Florida Marlins history
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