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Blake Parker | Relief Pitcher | #66

Team: Los Angeles Angels
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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Angels claimed RHP Blake Parker off waivers from the Brewers.
The Brewers had claimed him off waivers from the Angels a month ago, and he's now headed back the other direction. Parker will try to win a spot in the Halos' bullpen. Fri, Dec 23, 2016 02:46:00 PM

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Brewers claimed RHP Blake Parker off waivers from the Angels.

Parker was designated for assignment over the weekend. The Angels had previously claimed him off waivers from the Yankees in early October. In 17 appearances this past season (one with the Mariners, 16 with the Yankees), the 31-year-old right-hander pitched to a 4.67 ERA with a 1.50 WHIP over 17 1/3 frames.
Wed, Nov 23, 2016 04:17:00 PM

Angels designated RHP Blake Parker for assignment.

That takes Parker off the 40-man roster. He was claimed off waivers from the Yankees about a month ago. The veteran reliever posted a 4.67 ERA across 17 major league outings in 2016.
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 11:00:00 PM

Angels claimed RHP Blake Parker off waivers from the Yankees.

This will be his third organization in the past two months. Parker, 31, made 16 appearances with the Yankees down the stretch while posting a 4.96 ERA and 15/8 K/BB ratio over 16 1/3 innings.
Wed, Oct 5, 2016 03:18:00 PM

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.
Tue, Aug 9, 2016 03:57:00 PM

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.
Sat, Aug 6, 2016 12:46:00 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.
Thu, Aug 4, 2016 06:22:00 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

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2B1Danny Espinosa
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3Kaleb Cowart
SS1Andrelton Simmons
3B1Yunel Escobar
2Jefry Marte
LF1Cameron Maybin
2Ben Revere
CF1Mike Trout
RF1Kole Calhoun
2Ryan LaMarre
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S1Garrett Richards
2Ricky Nolasco
3Matt Shoemaker
4Tyler Skaggs
5Jesse Chavez
6Nick Tropeano
7Andrew Heaney
8Alex Meyer
9Nate Smith
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R1Huston Street
2Cam Bedrosian
3J.C. Ramirez
4Andrew Bailey
5Deolis Guerra
6Brooks Pounders
7Jose Alvarez
8Mike Morin
9Kirby Yates
10Eduardo Paredes
11Keynan Middleton
12Blake Parker
13Justin Miller