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Blake Parker | Relief Pitcher

Team: Seattle Mariners
Age / DOB:  (30) / 6/19/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Mariners signed RHP Blake Parker to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Parker was released from the Cubs' Triple-A team in May and failed to latch on with a new organization. The 30-year-old is organizational relief depth for Seattle. Thu, Dec 17, 2015 01:15:00 PM

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Cubs released RHP Blake Parker.

The move comes just one day after the club designated him for assignment to make room for James Russell on the 40-man roster. Parker had decent numbers in the minors in recent years and should find another club to latch on with.
Wed, May 6, 2015 09:10:00 PM

Cubs designated RHP Blake Parker for assignment.

Parker's being DFA'ed to make room for James Russell. The 29-year-old Parker posted a 5.14 ERA and 24/4 K/BB ratio over 21 innings last season. He has a chance to pass through waivers.
Tue, May 5, 2015 07:52:00 PM

Cubs optioned RHP Blake Parker to Triple-A Iowa.

Parker, 29, had a 5.14 ERA and 24/4 K/BB ratio across 21 innings with the Cubs last season. We'll likely see him in Chicago's bullpen again at some point this year.
Thu, Mar 26, 2015 04:36:00 PM

Cubs recalled RHP Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa.

Parker has been up and down several times this year, posting a 6.08 ERA and 1.35 WHIP in 13 1/3 innings. The righty will serve as a middle reliever down the stretch.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 11:11:00 AM

Cubs optioned RHP Blake Parker to Triple-A Iowa.

Parker threw a scoreless inning in his one day up with the big club in his most recent stint. He'll be back in September.
Fri, Aug 22, 2014 08:20:00 AM

Cubs recalled RHP Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa.

Parker will be the 26th man as the Cubs and Giants complete their abbreviated "doubleheader." The righty owns a 6.57 ERA this year in 12 1/3 big league innings.
Thu, Aug 21, 2014 08:35:00 PM

Cubs optioned RHP Blake Parker to Triple-A Iowa.

Parker gets the boot to open a roster spot for Javier Baez, who will make his Cubs debut Tuesday night. Parker owns a 6.57 ERA this year in 12 1/3 big league innings.
Tue, Aug 5, 2014 04:19:00 PM

Cubs recalled RHP Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa.

Parker been shuttled back and forth between Chicago and Iowa this season whenever the Cubs need an extra arm in the bullpen. The 29-year-old will function in middle relief for the Cubs.
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 08:16:00 PM

Cubs optioned RHP Blake Parker to Triple-A Iowa.

Parker made two scoreless appearances since being recalled on July 26. The right-hander was sent down for another bullpen arm after Tuesday's 16-inning game.
Wed, Jul 30, 2014 07:52:00 PM

Cubs recalled RHP Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa.

He'll take the place of Neil Ramirez in the Cubs bullpen. The Cubs needed another arm that was capable of working multiple innings, and Parker fits the bill. He owns a 9.53 ERA, 1.94 WHIP and 3/2 K/BB ratio over his 5 2/3 innings with the club this season.
Sat, Jul 26, 2014 01:07:00 PM

Cubs optioned RHP Blake Parker to Triple-A Iowa.

Parker has allowed six runs over 5 2/3 relief innings for the Cubbies this season. He's being replaced in the bullpen by Zach Rosscup.
Fri, Jul 11, 2014 12:35:00 PM

Cubs recalled RHP Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa.

Parker has allowed three earned runs in 2 2/3 innings this season with the big club. He'll be used in the middle innings.
Sun, Jul 6, 2014 11:13:00 AM

Cubs optioned RHP Blake Parker to Triple-A Iowa.

Parker has allowed three earned runs in 2 2/3 innings this season with the big-league club. The Cubs activated Wesley Wright from paternity leave in a related move.
Thu, May 29, 2014 02:46:00 PM

Cubs recalled RHP Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa.

Parker has been knocked around in his brief time with the big club this season but boasts a 0.77 ERA and 15/0 K/BB ratio over 11 2/3 relief innings at Iowa. He could only be up for a couple days while Wesley Wright is on paternity leave.
Tue, May 27, 2014 06:25:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Chris Iannetta
2Steve Clevenger
3Jesus Sucre
1B1Adam Lind
2Dae-Ho Lee
2B1Robinson Cano
SS1Ketel Marte
2Luis Sardinas
3B1Kyle Seager
LF1Nori Aoki
CF1Leonys Martin
RF1Seth Smith
2Franklin Gutierrez
DH1Nelson Cruz
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Felix Hernandez
2Hisashi Iwakuma
3Taijuan Walker
4Wade Miley
5Nate Karns
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Steve Cishek
2Joaquin Benoit
3Charlie Furbush
4Joel Peralta
5Tony Zych
6Nick Vincent
7Evan Scribner
8Ryan Cook
9Vidal Nuno
10Mike Montgomery
11Mayckol Guaipe