Jarrod Parker RUMORS & NEWS

  • A's Parker has surgery on fractured elbow

    MLB.com "A's pitcher Jarrod Parker had successful surgery to clean up and repair the medial epicondyle fracture in his right elbow Tuesday. Parker's previously revised ulnar collateral ligament did not need repairing, meaning the right-hander was able to avoid a third Tommy John surgery, which could've..." May 21

  • A's Parker undergoes right elbow surgery

    CSN Bay Area "Oakland A’s right-handed pitcher Jarrod Parker underwent right elbow surgery, the club announced Tuesday. The surgery was performed this afternoon by Dr. James Andrews at the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Fla. Parker’s previous revised ulnar collateral ligament did not need repairing and..." May 20

  • Jarrod Parker says June 1 return date realistic

    CSN Bay Area "All signs suggest that right-hander Jarrod Parker is progressing well toward game readiness, and A’s outfielder Josh Reddick won’t argue against it. Reddick, on the mend from an oblique injury, was one of the hitters to dig in against Parker in an afternoon simulated game at the Coliseum...." April 08

  • A's pointing to June returns for Parker, Griffin

    MLB.com "The A's pitching depth undoubtedly figures to be one of their biggest strengths this season. As many as six pitchers will be in competition for just three rotation spots behind Sonny Gray and Scott Kazmir, and that group doesn't even include Tommy John patients Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin, who..." February 09

  • Athletics' Parker, Griffin doubtful for Opening Day

    The Score "When the Oakland Athletics host the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on Opening Day it's doubtful that either Jarrod Parker or A.J. Griffin will be in the starting rotation, according to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports. Both pitchers are still recovering from Tommy John surgery - Parker had the..." January 12

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    Susan Slusser @susanslusser

    Jarrod Parker's Tommy John surgery has been moved up a day to Monday. Dr. James Andrews will perform surgery in Fla.

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    Oakland Athletics @Athletics

    Jarrod Parker will undergo a second "Tommy John" surgery of his career next Tuesday. He likely will miss the entire 2014 season.

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    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Source: #Athletics don't believe Jarrod Parker has any structural issues with arm but want Dr. Andrews to confirm that tomorrow.

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    Jason Martinez @mlbdepthcharts

    #Athletics RT @susanslusser Jarrod Parker (forearm) will see Dr. Andrews on Monday. A.J. Griffin (elbow) to see Dr. Freedberg in Scottsdale.

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    Joe Stiglich @joestiglich

    Melvin says Parker looks like battling some fatigue or dead-arm type symptoms. #Athletics

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    Susan Slusser @susanslusser

    It's Colon on Friday then Gray Parker and Straily. #Athletics

  • Parker, Cespedes return following scratches

    MLB.com "Jarrod Parker and Yoenis Cespedes -- both late scratches in Sunday's series finale against the Rangers -- returned to the A's lineup for the first game of a three-game set against the Angels on Monday. Parker missed his start due to illness and was replaced by Tommy Milone but appears to be..." September 17

  • Jarrod Parker transforming into A's hidden ace

    Swingin' A's "To say Jarrod Parker had a rough April is a little like saying a turkey had a rough November. To say Jarrod Parker is having a great August well… That’s just the truth. As we speak Parker’s six innings deep against the Orioles another team scratching for a playoff spot. In a hitter’s park..." August 25

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    John Hickey @JHickey3

    Jarrod Parker (hamstring) pushed back to Saturday vs. #royals. #Athletics will go with Dan Straily Thursday vs. #Cubs.

  • A's pitcher Jarrod Parker may be able to make next start

    Oakland Tribune "The A's got a mixed report on right-handed starting pitcher Jarrod Parker Sunday morning. It could have been better, but it could have been much worse. Parker, who limped out of Saturday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals in the fourth inning after having suffered either a cramp in his..." July 01

  • A's Parker outduels Chicago's Sale, 2-0

    San Francisco Chronicle "Before Sunday's finale with the White Sox, A's manager Bob Melvin said that runs would be at a premium. Well called, Mr. Melvin. Oakland starter Jarrod Parker didn't allow a run, and Chicago starter Chris Sale extended his string of scoreless innings to 28 before the A's finally snuck one runner..." June 03

  • A's Parker, Balfour rounding into form

    San Francisco Chronicle "In a sea of minor-leaguers wearing road grays, two players stood out because they sported white pants - and major-league arms. The A's were off Wednesday, and the only activity was at their minor-league complex at Papago Park, so that's where closer Grant Balfour and starter Jarrod Parker did..." March 07