The Milwaukee Brewers acquired third baseman Stephen Parker from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for right-handed pitcher Darren Byrd on Wednesday.
Over four seasons in the minors, the 25-year-old Parker has batted .277 with 43 home runs and 262 RBIs in 448 games. His best season was 2010, when he batted .296 with 21 homers and 98 RBIs in 139 games at Class-A Stockton.
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March 20, 2013
The Oakland A’s and the Milwaukee Brewers swapped minor leaguers Stephen Parker and Darren Byrd on Wednesday. We have details and analysis of the deal inside.
The Milwaukee Brewers announced they traded righthanded pitcher Darren Byrd for third baseman Stephen Parker on Monday.
Parker is a career .277 hitter with 43 HR and 262 RBI, playing in the minor leagues the past four years after being selected by Oakland in the fifth round of the 2009 First-Year Player Draft. He was named a California League All-Star in 2010 after hitting 21 HR...