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Blake Parker | Relief Pitcher | #47

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (31) / 6/19/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Arkansas
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 16 (0) / CHC
Contract: view contract details
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Yankees claimed RHP Blake Parker off waivers from the Mariners.
Parker was designated for assignment by Seattle last week to free up a roster spot for Arquimedes Caminero. The 31-year-old right-hander will be added to the Yankees' 25-man roster as soon as he reports. He owns a decent 3.63 ERA in 74 1/3 career major league frames. Aug 9 - 3:57 PM

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Mariners designated RHP Blake Parker for assignment.

The M's acquired Arquimedes Caminero from the Pirates on Saturday and needed to free up a spot on the 40-man roster, so Parker got the boot. He could attract interest on waivers.
Aug 6 - 12:46 PM

Mariners purchased the contract of RHP Blake Parker from Triple-A Tacoma.

The 31-year-old right-hander earned his promotion by registering an impressive 2.72 ERA over 38 outings in Triple-A. Parker has served as Tacoma's closer this year but the Mariners plan to use him in middle relief.
Aug 4 - 6:22 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Gary Sanchez
2Austin Romine
1B1Tyler Austin
2Mark Teixeira
3Rob Refsnyder
4Greg Bird
2B1Starlin Castro
2Donovan Solano
SS1Didi Gregorius
3B1Chase Headley
2Ronald Torreyes
LF1Brett Gardner
2Dustin Ackley
3Mat Gamel
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
2Eric Young Jr.
3Mason Williams
RF1Aaron Judge
2Aaron Hicks
DH1Brian McCann
2Billy Butler
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2Michael Pineda
3Nathan Eovaldi
4CC Sabathia
5Luis Cessa
6Chad Green
7Bryan Mitchell
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Dellin Betances
2Tyler Clippard
3Ben Heller
4Adam Warren
5Chasen Shreve
6Tommy Layne
7Blake Parker
8Anthony Swarzak
9Kirby Yates
10James Pazos
11Luis Severino
12Jonathan Holder
13Nick Goody
14Richard Bleier