08/11/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Kannapolis (Charlotte), NC Parks is a young, solid, 2-way player who catches and pitches. Behind the plate, Parks has active feet, he tracks the ball, and covers ground. He has quick lateral movements, a clean exchange, and he throws with accuracy to 2nd base. Pop times were as low as 2.66 seconds. On the mound, Parks has good balance over the rubber and he keeps his eyes on target. He has a controlled landing toward home plate, and is around the zone with his pitches. Offensively, Parks has a tall/square set-up, he loads well, and can hit to all fields. He has a short/direct swing path and hits line drives. Overall skills can further improve with work on the following.
Catching 1. Release 2. Hands 3. Set-up Pitching 1. Finish 2. Arm extension Offense 1. Lower body 2. Rhythm 3. Balance