Oakland Athletics

Jarrod Parker
current status: Tommy John surgery, 60-day DL
Birth Date:November 24, 1988 (26 years old)
Place of Birth:Fort Wayne, IN
Hometown:Ossian, IN
Experience:3 years
Drafted:Drafted by Arizona in 2007 (1st round).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Arizona in 2011.
Scouting Report
Assets: Owns a great arsenal of pitches and knows what he is doing on the mound. Is a great competitor who can dominate when he's on his game.
Flaws: Injuries have already played a role in his career, so he needs to prove he can stay healthy in order to maximize his talent. Command can also be an issue.
Career Potential: Talented right-hander, when healthy.