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Paul Fry

Paul Fry 51 P

Baltimore Orioles

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Paul Raymond Fry
  • Age: 27 (July 26, 1992)
  • Birthplace: Pontiac, MI
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 0" Wt: 205
  • Draft: Round 17 (2013, SEA)
  • MLB Debut: 06/29/2018
  • School: St. Clair County CC, MI

Paul Fry Stats Summary

Paul Fry Career Stats


Team Date Transaction
June 26, 2019 Baltimore Orioles recalled LHP Paul Fry from Norfolk Tides.
June 21, 2019 Baltimore Orioles optioned LHP Paul Fry to Norfolk Tides.
June 29, 2018 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of LHP Paul Fry from Norfolk Tides.
May 18, 2018 LHP Paul Fry assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
February 23, 2018 LHP Paul Fry assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
August 10, 2017 LHP Paul Fry assigned to Bowie Baysox from Norfolk Tides.
July 25, 2017 Norfolk Tides placed LHP Paul Fry on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 23, 2017.
June 4, 2017 Baltimore Orioles sent LHP Paul Fry outright to Norfolk Tides.
April 27, 2017 Baltimore Orioles optioned LHP Paul Fry to Norfolk Tides.
April 25, 2017 Baltimore Orioles recalled Paul Fry from Norfolk Tides.
April 18, 2017 LHP Paul Fry assigned to Norfolk Tides.
April 14, 2017 Seattle Mariners traded LHP Paul Fry to Baltimore Orioles for Future Considerations.
April 11, 2017 Seattle Mariners designated LHP Paul Fry for assignment.
March 13, 2017 Seattle Mariners optioned LHP Paul Fry to Tacoma Rainiers.
November 18, 2016 Seattle Mariners selected the contract of Paul Fry from Tacoma Rainiers.
April 4, 2016 LHP Paul Fry assigned to Tacoma Rainiers from Jackson Generals.
February 15, 2016 Seattle Mariners invited non-roster LHP Paul Fry to spring training.
July 12, 2015 LHP Paul Fry assigned to Jackson Generals from Bakersfield Blaze.
April 7, 2015 LHP Paul Fry assigned to Bakersfield Blaze from Clinton LumberKings.
March 7, 2015 LHP Paul Fry assigned to Seattle Mariners.
May 1, 2014 LHP Paul Fry assigned to Clinton LumberKings from AZL Mariners.
June 20, 2013 LHP Paul Fry assigned to AZL Mariners.
June 19, 2013 Seattle Mariners signed LHP Paul Fry.
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Paul Fry Awards and Honors

Paul Fry  51 P

Paul Fry
  • Full Name: Paul Raymond Fry
  • Born: July 26, 1992
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: Pontiac, MI
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 205
  • Draft: Round 17 (2013, SEA)
  • School: St. Clair County CC, MI
  • MLB Debut: 06/29/2018

♦ Spent nearly the entire season with Baltimore, going 1-9 with a 5.34 ERA in 66 relief appearances. Made one appearance at Triple-A Norfolk. 
♦ Led Baltimore with 66 relief appearaances and 11 holds. His 55 strikeouts ranked third among Orioles relievers. 
♦ Did not allow an earned run in 45 of 66 games with Baltimore. 
♦ Earned a save on 3/31 at Yankee Stadium, striking out Troy Tulowitzki to give the Orioles a win in the opening series of the season.
♦ Pitched a season high 2.1 innings and did not allow a run against the Yankees on 4/6.
♦ Limited batters to a .107 average the month of July, posting a 1.08 ERA in eight outings. Did not allow a hit in six of his eight games pitched that month.
♦ Earned lone win in campaign at Houston on 6/8. Did not allow a hit in 1.2 innings.
♦ Led Orioles relievers with a 3.67 ERA at Camden Yards.
♦ Held big league opponents to a .211 average before the All-Star break.  

♦ Split the year between Double-A Bowie and Norfolk before being promoted to Baltimore in late June. He went 3-1 with a 3.19 ERA in 28 relief appearances with Bowie and Norfolk before going 1-2 with a 3.35 ERA in 35 relief outings with the Orioles. 
♦ Opened the year in Bowie, going 3-0 with two saves and a 2.84 ERA in 15 games. Held Eastern League batters to a .154 average, with lefties hitting just .111 (3-27) against him. 
♦ Promoted to Norfolk on 5/18 and recorded a 3.47 ERA in 13 games (one start) for the Tides. He limited IL batters to a .250 average, striking out 29 with four walks in 23.1 innings. 
♦ Did not allow a run in 12.0 innings at Harbor Park, holding batters to a .171 average (7-41).
♦ Had his contract selected by Baltimore on 6/29 and made his Major League debut that night vs. the Los Angeles Angels. He struck out the first two batters he faced - Kole Calhoun and Mike Trout - over 1.2 scoreless innings of relief.
♦ He made his MLB debut on 6/29 vs. Los Angeles, the same game in which O's RHP Ryan Meisinger made his debut. It was just the fifth time in Orioles history that two pitchers made their MLB debuts in the same game. RHP Pedro Araujo and LHP Nestor Cortes also accomplished that feat earlier during the 2018 season, 3/31 vs. Minnesota. 
♦ Allowed just six of 30 inherited runners to score with Baltimore, leading the Orioles pitching staff in inherited runners scored percentage (20%).
♦ Held big league batters to a .286 slugging percentage, good for 9th-best among American League relievers and 5th-best among AL lefty relievers (minimum 35 appearances).
♦ Recorded first Major League save, 9/16 vs. the Chicago White Sox (1.2 IP, BB, 4 K). 
♦ Held big league opponents to a .200 average with runners in scoring position (7-35), including a .188 mark (3-16) with RISP and two outs. 
♦ Posted a 1.42 ERA (3 ER, 19.0 IP) in 18 games at Camden Yards. 
♦ Fired 3.0 hitless innings of relief on 9/30 vs. Houston as Baltimore combined on a one-hit shutout. It was the 41st one-hitter in O's history and just the eighth combined one-hitter.

♦ Began the season in the Seattle organization before being traded to Baltimore on 4/14.
♦ Spent a majority of the season with Norfolk where he appeared in 25 games (three starts) for the Tides. He went 3-2 with a 4.66 ERA and 53 strikeouts in 46.1 innings for Norfolk.
♦ Was recalled to Baltimore on 4/25, but did not appear in a game before being optioned back to Norfolk. He was outrighted off of Baltimore's 40-man roster, 6/4.
♦ Posted a 2.33 ERA (5 ER, 19.1 IP) in 10 appearances (one start) at Harbor Park.
♦ Did not allow an earned run over his final six outings with Norfolk (12.0 IP).
♦ Transferred to Bowie on 8/10 and posted a 0.75 ERA (1 ER, 12.0 IP) over seven games with the Baysox. Between Bowie and Norfolk, registered a 0.52 ERA (1 ER, 17.1 IP) in 10 games after the All-Star break.
♦ Pitched in two postseason games for the Baysox, striking out five and allowing three hits over 4.0 shutout innings.

♦ Went 3-1 with a 2.78 ERA and 65 strikeouts in 48 games (one start) for Triple-A Tacoma.
♦ Yielded just eight extra-base hits, including one home run.
♦ Struck out at least one batter in 35 appearances and recorded 18 multi-strikeout games.
♦ Did not allow a run in 19 of his final 21 contests.

♦ Named the Mariners Minor League Relief Pitcher of the Year as he split his season between Double-A Jackson and Class-A Bakersfield. He combined to go 4-5 with nine saves and a 2.03 ERA in 50 games between the two clubs. 
♦ Named a California League Midseason All-Star.
♦ Posted a career-high eight strikeouts over a 3.0-inning relief appearance, 6/6 vs. Visalia.
♦ Finished the season with Jackson, recording seven saves and 43 strikeouts while pitching to a 1.80 ERA over 22 appearances.


♦ Acquired by Baltimore in a trade with Seattle for international bonus slot money, 4/14/17.
♦ Originally selected by Seattle in the 17th round of the 2013 draft. 
♦ Drafted out of St. Clair County Community College in Port Huron, MI, the first player selected from that school since 1991. 
♦ Attended Waterford-Kettering High School (MI), the same school that produced 1988 National League Most Valuable Player Kirk Gibson.