Rack 'em up: Parker piling up strikeouts

Angels reliever Blake Parker has stepped up in the absence of Huston Street and Cam Bedrosian, compiling the fourth-highest strikeout rate in baseball.
1 day ago

Blake Parker has emerged as a truly dominant reliever

Parker has quickly become the greatest reliever of all time a surprisingly elite option for the Angels. For most of the offseason, GM Billy Eppler focused on bolstering the position players and starting pitching, with acquisitions of OFs Cameron Maybin and Ben Revere, 2B/SS Danny Espinosa, C Martin Maldonado, and SP Jesse Chavez. The resources these players necessitated creativity...
Via Halos Heaven
10 days ago

Should the Angels Be Worried About the Bullpen?

The Angels pieced together bullpen was working through the first few weeks of the season. Until Wednesday night when it finally cracked and lost them the game. Relief pitcher Blake Parker allowed four runs in the eighth inning to let the Mariners rally to a 8-7 victory. According to Maria Guardado, Parker had this to say after the game. “It’s real frustrating, especially because...
Via Halo Headquarters
19 days ago

Parker's misstep costs Angels

Blake Parker has been one of the bright spots in an Angels bullpen that has been tested by overwork and injuries this season, but the 31-year-old journeyman faltered on Wednesday night, surrendering four runs in the eighth inning and allowing the Mariners to rally for an 8-7 win at Safeco Field.
20 days ago

Blake Parker Happy To Be Parked With Halos

Blake Parker was not guaranteed to have a roster spot with the Angels this season. His sensational spring performance, though, earned him one. It makes a plethora of sense considering the last 17 outs he recorded in spring were all via the strikeout. Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register recently talked about all the latest on the Halos’ reliever. Parker states that while...
Via Halo Headquarters
April 11, 2017

Angles Reliever Blake Parker Is Living In An RV After Making Roster

Blake Parker had a fantastic spring training for the Los Angeles Angels. The 31-year-old journeyman reliever struck out 24 batters in 12 1/3 innings, including 17 straight at one point. And that performance gave Parker a spot on the big league roster. Now, one might expect a major league pitcher to rent a nice apartment near the stadium in Anaheim, Calif., but that isn’t the case...
April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Blake Parker’s Stellar Spring Lands Him Spot on Angels

When the name Blake Parker is heard, even the most loyal sports fans may not quite know who he is. He has bounced from team to team since he came into the league in 2012. The most recent teams he was a part of were the Seattle Mariners and New York Yankees last season. In 17 games last season, he posted a 4.67 ERA and collected 15 strikeouts. He had nine walks over that same span...
Via Halo Headquarters
April 03, 2017

Quick Glance: Blake Parker

When you think of the great Brewers right-handed bullpen successes of recent vintage, chances are a fastball/curveball ideal comes to mind. Milwaukee’s most recent reclamation project, Jeremy Jeffress, revitalized his career on the strengths of a blazing fastball and impeccable curve combination. But, there is reason to believe that Rob Scahill might fit this mold, too, and scouts...
Via BP Milwaukee
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blake Parker seals dramatic comeback for Yankees

In his 9th appearance since joining the Yankees, reliever Blake Parker seals the deal in a crucial spot to help nudge New York closer to a potential postseason berth. Subscribe here: Like on Facebook: Follow on Twitter: Follow on Instagram:
Via YES Network
September 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Cubs recall RHP Blake Parker

ST. LOUIS (AP) The Chicago Cubs recalled right-hander Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa on Sunday.
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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