Jace Fry goes in the third round to White Sox

OREGON STATE junior left-handed pitcher Jace Fry has been selected in the third round, 77th overall, by the Chicago White Sox in the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Fry is the second Oregon State player to be taken in this year's draft, following Michael Conforto who was taken with the tenth overall pick by the Mets.

Jace Fry has an 11-2 record and 1.80 ERA in 16 games this season, all starts. He threw a no-hitter against Northern Illinois and tossed four complete-game shutouts.

The junior struck out 98 in 120 1/3 innings and held opponents to a .196 batting average.

In three seasons with the Beavers, Fry, a 2014 All-American, has a 16-6 record and 2.16 ERA. Opponents are hitting .205 against him and he has struck out 153 in 216 1/3 innings over 35 games, 29 of which have been starts.

This is the second time Fry has been selected. He was taken in the ninth round by Oakland in the 2011 MLB Draft.


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