05/12/2013 - Interactive Video Program - Glen Allen (Richmond), VA Parker is a thin, 2-way player who plays SS and Catcher. In the INF, Parker has soft / sure hands, active feet, and he fields in a square position. He has a clean exchange, and delivers the ball with accuracy from a long arm action. Behind the plate, Parker has soft / sure hands, he moves well laterally, and he tracks the ball well. At the plate, Parker has a square / athletic set-up good balance, and he sits in well. He makes square contact, he can spray to all fields, and he uses some lower 1/2. Abilities can improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Field out front 2. Play through ball 3. Long toss Catching 1. Keep eyes up 2. Throw downhill Offense 1. Rhythm / Timing 2. More lower 1/2 3. Avoid chopping through ball