Parker Solid In Second Spring Training Start

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PHOENIX (WANE) – After giving up six earned runs in 1.1 innings to open the spring Norwell high school graduate Jarrod Parker had a solid second outing on Wednesday against the Brewers.

As the starting pitcher for the Oakland Athletics Parker threw 3.1 innings against the Brewers, giving up one earned run on a solo home run by former N.L. MVP Ryan Braun to lead off the fourth. Parker wound up with one strikeout and two walks.

He lowered his spring training ERA to 13.50.

Parker went 12-8 with a 3.97 ERA last season for Oakland. He is projected as the Athletics opening day starter. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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