Thursday, January 23, 2020

Patreon Exclusive: Interview with LHP David Parkinson

Parkinson with Lakewood in 2018, image- Jay Floyd
Last week I was in touch with Phillies pitching prospect David Parkinson, who was in Philadelphia in order to attend the organization's annual prospect symposium.

The 24-year-old lefty led the minor leagues in ERA with his 1.45 mark in 2018 and was honored with the Paul Owens Award that same year.  In 2019 with the Double-A Reading Fightin Phils, Parkinson notched a 10-9 record with a 4.09 ERA, a .247 batting average against and an 8.9 K/9 mark in 22 starts.

In the interview, Parkinson shares some thoughts about what he's up to this off-season, what addition he's focusing on making to his pitch repertoire, being in Philadelphia as part of the team's prospect event and more.  This complete piece is available exclusively for Patreon members.  I invite you to visit the page Patreon.com/PhoulBallz to support my work and gain access to content that is unavailable any place else. 

Parkinson, who was the Phillies' 12th round draft selection in 2017, was recently reviewed in my top prospect rankings.  You can view that post by clicking on this link.

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