Tue, 14 Mar 2006 15:36:53 -0800
USAToday.com reports the Colorado Rockies assigned P Zack Parker to their minor league camp.
Thu, 26 Jan 2006 17:52:39 -0800
Thomas Harding, of Rockies.MLB.com, reports the Colorado Rockies have extended a non-roster Spring Training invite to SP Zack Parker.
Sun, 07 Nov 2004 16:52:43 -0800
Updating previous items, Thomas Harding, of Rockies.MLB.com, reports the Colorado Rockies must decide in November whether or not to protect minor league prospect SP Zack Parker from being exposed in the Rule 5 draft by placing him on the 40-man winter roster. Parker is currently pitching at the Arizona Fall League, but with poor results. "Right now, the focus is not on the 40-man roster," said Rockies general manager Dan O'Dowd. "We're just trying to get him—healthwise, command wise and stuff-wise—back to where he was."
Sun, 07 Nov 2004 16:44:49 -0800
Thomas Harding, of Rockies.MLB.com, reports Colorado Rockies minor league prospect SP Zack Parker has not gotten good results thus far at the Arizona Fall League. After five appearances with the Mesa Solar Sox, Parker has gone just 0-2 with an 8.82 ERA. Parker (elbow, shoulder) is feeling good after having previous injury problems, but he hasn't had good results. "The numbers don't show it, but the way I feel here, I'm confident in my health," said Parker. "I'm attacking hitters. The Rockies will, hopefully, know that I'm still one of their guys. Once I get past this little blip, things are going to be good." His pitching coach at Double-A Tulsa, Bo McLaughlin, agrees. "He could be a special guy," said McLaughlin. "He's left-handed, he's shown that he has some power and can pitch."
Sun, 07 Nov 2004 16:36:06 -0800
Thomas Harding, of Rockies.MLB.com, reports Colorado Rockies minor league prospect SP Zack Parker (elbow, shoulder) feels healthy after coming back from elbow surgery to remove loose bodies July 16, 2003, and after being limited to 91 innings during the 2004 season at Double-A Tulsa because of shoulder stiffness. Despite being at less than 100 percent, Parker still struck out 111 batters while walking just 36.