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Jul 13, 2024 0.2 5 5 3.90 -7
Jul 8, 2024 7.0 5 5 3.44 14
Jul 3, 2024 6.0 5 4 3.61 10.5
Jun 28, 2024 5.0 5 4 3.32 3.5
Jun 22, 2024 6.0 5 3 3.30 10

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A 24-year-old lefty, Mitchell Parker has been a notable prospect in a shallow Nationals farm system for a couple years, but poor control and middling stuff limited his realistic upside. Parker primarily operates with a 92-mph four-seamer with solid movement and an 80-mph curveball while also mixing in a mid-80s splitter. He walked between 11.1 and 15.4 percent of batters from 2022 through 2023 while pitching in the mid-to-upper minors, and he doesn't have the pure stuff to have success with that many free passes, but only issued one walk in his first two starts of 2024, with one of those coming against the Dodgers' big-league lineup. Assuming Parker spends a good chunk of 2024 in the big-league rotation, he could be a deep-league streamer in good matchups, but there's not much data to suggest he can maintain the success he's had early in the season.

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2024 19711.6 92.3 5 5 76 21 3.90 1.14
2023 0.00 0.00
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Tagged for five runs

    Parker allowed five runs on three hits and two walks over two-thirds of an inning in a no-decision Saturday at Milwaukee. He struck out two. The rookie left-hander gave up just one earned run over seven innings during his previous outing, but he was unable to make it out of the opening frame Saturday. It's the first time through 17 starts that Parker has failed to complete at least four innings, and the poor showing ballooned his ERA by nearly half a run. The 25-year-old still heads into the All-Star break with an effective 3.90 ERA, 1.14 WHIP and 76:19 K:BB across 92.1 innings.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Fans six in loss

    Parker (5-5) took the loss Monday against the Cardinals, allowing two runs (one earned) on six hits and one walk over seven innings. He struck out six. After pitching to a 5.82 ERA across 17 innings over his last three outings, Parker looked much sharper against St. Louis, tossing his sixth quality start of the season. The Washington rookie yielded just one extra-base hit -- a 415-foot solo shot to Paul Goldschmidt in the fourth. Although the 24-year-old southpaw hasn't tallied a win since June 16, he has been a dependable starter overall with a 3.44 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 74:19 K:BB across 91.2 innings. Parker is tentatively scheduled to pitch against the Brewers on the road in his next start this weekend.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Yields five runs in no-decision

    Parker allowed five runs on five hits and no walks while striking out five batters in a no-decision against the Mets on Wednesday. Parker allowed only five batters to get on base, but all of those reached on an extra-base hit, and three hitters went deep against the rookie. It was just the second time through 15 starts that Parker has allowed multiple homers in an outing and the first time he's given up three long balls. The southpaw's five earned runs were a season-high mark, but he still owns a respectable 3.61 ERA through 84.2 innings.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Strikes out five in loss

    Parker (5-4) took the loss against the Rays on Friday, allowing two runs on six hits and one walk with five strikeouts over five innings. Parker surrendered a solo home run to Jose Siri in the second inning and another run on an RBI single by Isaac Paredes in the third. He rebounded with two perfect innings but was pulled after the fifth at 92 pitches. The southpaw has completed at least five frames in 12 of 14 starts this season and now owns a 3.32 ERA, 1.12 WHIP and 63:18 K:BB in 2024. He lines up for a home matchup against the Mets next week.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Fans eight in no-decision

    Parker did not factor into the decision in a loss to the Rockies on Saturday, allowing four runs on six hits and two walks over six innings while striking out eight. All four runs against Parker came over the first three innings, topped off by a three-run blast from Brendan Rodgers. However, the right-hander would go on to finish strong, striking out the side in the sixth and fanning six of the final 12 batters he faced on the night. Parker matched his season high with eight strikeouts in the contest, and he's now gone at least six innings in three of his last four starts, posting a 15:5 K:BB over that stretch.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Six strong innings

    Parker (5-3) picked up the win Sunday against Miami, allowing one earned run on six hits and zero walks while striking out four over six innings. Parker's excellent rookie season continued as he turned in another quality start, his fourth over his past six games. During that span, the southpaw has pitched to a 3.03 ERA, a 1.04 WHIP and a 25:8 K:BB across 35.2 innings. While Parker doesn't typically post high strikeout totals, he has been remarkably consistent all season, allowing three earned runs or fewer in all 12 of his starts. He will look to keep the success going in his next start, currently scheduled for next weekend at Coors Field.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Quality start again in win

    Parker (4-2) earned the win Monday against Atlanta, allowing three runs on five hits and no walks over 6.1 innings. He struck out six. With a 100-pitch effort, Parker tossed his second straight quality start and third of the season. The Nationals starter generated a solid 17 whiffs to collect his six strikeouts. The 24-year-old lefty continues an impressive rookie campaign, now owning a 3.45 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 38:8 K:BB in 44.1 innings. Parker is tentatively scheduled to pitch against the Guardians on the road in his next start.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Getting another day of rest

    Parker's next projected start will be pushed back to Monday at Atlanta, Bobby Blanco of MASNSports.com reports. Parker was initially scheduled to face the Mariners on Sunday. Parker will have a full week in between starts, getting the series opener against Atlanta instead of Patrick Corbin. On the year, Parker owns a 3.32 ERA and a 1.16 WHIP across 38 innings.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Solid in win

    Parker (3-2) earned the win Monday against the Twins, allowing three runs on seven hits and one walk over six innings. He struck out seven. Parker tossed his second quality start of the season, requiring 94 pitches to complete the accomplishment. The rookie southpaw has impressed in his first 38 career innings, posting a 3.32 ERA, 1.16 WHIP and 32:8 K:BB. Parker currently lines up to face the Mariners in his next start this weekend.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Starting Game 2 of twin bill

    Parker will start the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the White Sox. This won't disrupt Parker's routine, as he was already scheduled to take the mound Tuesday. He'll get the ball for the nightcap after Trevor Williams toes the rubber in Game 1.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Falls just short of quality start

    Parker allowed two runs on five hits and one walk while striking out three batters over 5.2 innings in a no-decision against Baltimore on Wednesday. Parker served up his first two homers of the season -- both solo shots -- in the contest, but those were the only runs he allowed. He was given the hook after throwing only 77 pitches with two outs in the sixth inning, preventing him from notching his second quality start. Despite that disappointment and the fact that he fanned only three batters, this was another positive outing for the rookie, as he's now given up two or fewer runs in four of his five appearances. Parker has made a strong impression in the majors thus far with a 2.67 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 22:5 K:BB over 27 innings through five starts.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Takes first loss

    Parker (2-1) took the loss against Texas on Thursday, allowing three runs on six hits and two walks while striking out five batters over 5.1 innings. Parker had his least-effective outing through four big-league starts, giving up a season-high three runs while taking his first career loss. The southpaw still managed to keep Washington within striking distance, but the Nationals' offense failed to scratch against four Rangers pitchers. Parker's ERA is still a commendable 2.53, and it's supported by a strong 1.08 WHIP and 19:4 K:BB through 21.1 frames.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Permits one run over four frames

    Parker took a no-decision in Saturday's win over the Marlins, permitting one run on six hits and two walks over four innings. The Marlins made Parker work, particularly in the first inning when he gave up two singles, walked two and allowed a run on a wild pitch. He needed 82 pitches to cover his four frames, ultimately costing him what would have been an easy win. It was easily the least impressive of Parker's three starts so far in the majors, but he still managed to give up just the one run. The lefty's next start is tentatively slated to come on the road versus the Rangers.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Dominates Astros for second win

    Parker (2-0) earned the win Sunday, allowing no runs on three hits over seven innings against the Astros. He struck out eight. Parker needed only 73 pitches to shut down the Astros through seven, scattering three singles and only allowing one baserunner to reach second base. Parker has allowed just two runs on seven hits with no walks and 12 strikeouts over 12 innings in his first two career starts against the Dodgers and Astros, winning both decisions. It's tough to envision the Nationals removing Parker from the rotation following two-consecutive impressive performances, especially with Josiah Gray (elbow) currently on the shelf. His next start is tentatively scheduled for next weekend when the Nationals travel to Miami to take on the struggling Marlins.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Draws another start

    Parker is slated to start Sunday's game against the Astros at Nationals Park, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports. Parker was able to limit a tough Dodgers lineup to two runs on four hits and no walks over five innings Monday in his big-league debut, so it comes as little surprise that he'll be rewarded for his efforts with another turn through the rotation. If he continues to perform well, Parker will have a path to sticking in the rotation on a long-term basis with Josiah Gray (elbow) facing an uncertain timeline to return from the 15-day injured list.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Beats Dodgers in big-league debut

    Parker (1-0) earned the win Monday in the Nationals' 6-4 win over the Dodgers, allowing two runs on four hits and no walks while striking out four batters over five innings. Parker was recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Monday afternoon and faced the daunting task of going up against a loaded Dodgers lineup in his first major-league outing. The 24-year-old southpaw handled the task with aplomb, allowing just four baserunners and limiting Los Angeles to a pair of runs to nab the win. Given his successful debut, Parker will likely remain in the rotation for the time being with Josiah Gray on the 15-day injured list due to a right flexor strain.
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  • Nationals' Mitchell Parker: Moves to High-A

    Parker was promoted to High-A Wilmington on Monday, Matt Weyrich of NBC Sports Washington reports. Parker was Washington's fifth-round pick in 2020. He's displayed the strikeout stuff the Nationals were hoping to see, having fanned 85 while posting a 4.08 ERA across 57.1 innings with Low-A Fredericksburg. He'll look to continue punching out batters at a high rate with Wilmington.
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