Curtis Marquis Terry…signed by Rangers scout Derrick Tucker on 6/13/15 after being selected in the 13th round of the 2015 June draft…rated by Baseball America as the 328th-best player in the 2015 class…was a Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American Southeast and All Region First Team selection at Archer (Ga.) High School.
Did not see official game action after the minor league season was canceled due to the pandemic…combined to go 1-for-3 with a triple in three Spring Training ‘A’ games before the shutdown…was not added to the Rangers’ 60-man player pool roster at any point during the regular season…was arguably the club’s top performer in the Fall Developmental League, hitting three home runs and leading all Texas prospects in each slash category (.434/.505/.663/1.169), RBI (16), hits (36) and doubles (tied-10).
Named Tom Grieve Minor League Player of the Year after ranking among the organization’s leaders in doubles (1st, 36), SLG (3rd, .537), RBI (3rd, 80), OPS (4th, .899) and HR (4th, 25)...awarded spot on South Atlantic League North Division All-Star team after batting .268/.333/.570/.904 (61-228) and pacing the circuit in 2B (24) and HR (15) during the 1st ‘half’...won the 2019 SAL Home Run Derby...promoted to Down East on 6/21 and led Carolina League with a .909 OPS from the time of his callup to the end of the regular season...crowned CAR Player of the Month for July after slashing .370/.402/.600/1.002 (37-100) with five HR and 13 RBI…named Texas Organization All-Star by MiLB. com and High Class A All-Star by Baseball America.
Named Northwest League Most Valuable Player after leading the circuit in home runs (15), RBI (60), total bases (149), runs (51), and OPS (1.040)…his .337 average was the 2nd-best mark in the organization (.366-Diosbel Arias)…batted .313/.380/.750/1.130 (20-64) with eight HR and 21 RBI through 1st 18 G...homered in 3 straight games on 2 occasions: 6/17-19 and 6/25-27...was named NWL Player of the Week for 6/25-7/1 and 7/16-22...during the latter stretch, went 14-for-27 (.519) in six G, including back-to-back 4-for-5 performances on 7/21-22 at Salem-Keizer...dramatically increased walk rate from previous season (9.1 PA/BB in ‘18, 34.9 PA/BB in ‘17)…doubled his previous career high RBI total (30 RBI in ‘17)…named Short-Season All-Star by Baseball America…tabbed NWL mid-season and post-season All-Star.
Tied for the highest home run total in the Northwest League since 2012, leading the circuit with 12 long balls…was T10th in HR among all short season players…averaged a HR every 19.08 AB…batted .208/.245/.347/.592 over 1st 27 G and .297/.348/.563/.910 over final 34 contests.