(6/16/2010) Royals RP John Parrish, on the 15-day disabled list due to rotator cuff inflammation, hit a snag during his minor-league rehab assignment, according to MLB.com. Parrish was pulled from Sunday's game for Triple-A Omaha after apparently aggravating his shoulder, and is scheduled to meet with Royals' team doctors in Kansas City, Mo.
Parrish loses in rehab outing
(6/8/2010) Royals RP John Parrish began a Triple-A rehab assignment as he started on Tuesday for Omaha against Oklahoma City. Parrish took the loss as he allowed two runs on a walk and a hit over 2/3 of an inning.
Parrish to pitch in Triple-A
(6/5/2010) Royals RP John Parrish (shoulder) will begin a minor-league rehab assignment with Triple-A Omaha on Tuesday. Parrish, who did not pitch last season after having shoulder surgery, has not pitched since April 24 because of rotator cuff inflammation. He was 1-1 with a 3.00 ERA in nine relief appearances when he went on the disabled list.
Rarrish to begin rehab stint
(6/5/2010) Royals RP John Parrish (shoulder inflammation) threw batting practice on Friday. He likely will start a minor league rehab assignment early next week. Parrish went 1-1 with a 3.00 ERA in nine appearances before going on the DL.
Parrish nearing rehab assignment
(6/1/2010) Royals RP John Parrish is close to returning to the bullpen, reports MLB.com on Tuesday. Parrish threw 30 pitches of live batting practice Tuesday with no ill effects. "He passed his test," manager Ned Yost said. "The ball came out of his hand good." Parrish will throw another BP session before going on a rehab assignment.
Parrish hopes to return soon
(5/26/2010) Royals reliever John Parrish (shoulder) is hopeful he can return soon, according to MLB.com. "We're throwing bullpens now," he said. "Hopefully, it's not too long now. We're just gonna throw two more bullpens on the trip [to Boston] and then evaluate and see where we are."
Royals' Parrish to test shoulder
(5/25/2010) Lefty reliever John Parrish will throw from a mound for the first time since after throwing from flat ground over the weekend, according to the Kansas City Star. Parrish missed all of last season while recovering from a torn labrum and has had continued issues with the shoulder this season.
Parrish still not throwing from mound
(5/22/2010) According to MLB.com, Royals RP John Parrish still has not thrown off the mound. But manager Ned Yost said the lefty is making progress from an inflamed rotator cuff.
Parrish making progress with injury
(5/17/2010) Royals RP John Parrish (shoulder) is making progress in his recovery with his inflamed rotator cuff. Parrish said the inflammation in his shoulder is gone and he will begin throwing off the mound next week, according to MLB.com.
Parrish not ready to pitch
(5/11/2010) Royals RP John Parrish, who has rotator cuff inflammation, could have come off the disabled list on Tuesday. Instead, Parrish is not yet ready to pitch, reports MLB.com. The inflammation has been reduced and he is continuing on a throwing program. The Royals aren't sure when he will return.
Parrish lands on 15-day disabled list
(4/29/2010) Royals reliever John Parrish was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Thursday due to left rotator cuff inflammation. He was replaced on the roster by RHP Victor Marte.
Parrish solid out of the gate
(4/13/2010) From The Sports Xchange notes: LHP John Parrish retired all six batters he faced Monday. Parrish, who did not pitch last year after having shoulder surgery, has not allowed a hit or a walk in four relief appearances, covering three innings.
Parrish nabs bullpen spot
(4/4/2010)John Parrish was awarded a spot in the Royals bullpen Sunday. With Dusty Hughes making the team as expected, Parrish will be one of two lefties among the Kansas City relief corps.
(1/4/2010) Left-hander John Parrish and the Royals have agreed to a minor league contract. The 32-year-old Parrish missed last season because of a shoulder injury. He was 1-1 with a 4.04 ERA for Toronto in 2008, making six starts and seven relief appearances. Parrish is 13-13 with a 4.54 ERA in 16 starts and 158 relief appearances in seven major league seasons with Baltimore, Seattle and Toronto.
(3/21/2009) Orioles LHP John Parrish will return to Baltimore for exploratory arthroscopic procedure on his sore pitching shoulder. Parrish, with the Orioles on a minor league contract, hasn't pitched during spring training because of the shoulder injury. The 31-year-old was 1-1 with a 4.04 ERA last year for Toronto in six starts and seven relief appearances.
Parrish out of rotation mix
(3/11/2009) The Orioles have decided Matt Albers will no longer work as a starter in spring training. He will focus on becoming a middle reliever now. Brad Hennessey (elbow) and John Parrish (shoulder) are also out of the mix due to injury.
Parrish still waiting for clearance
(3/2/2009) Orioles RP John Parrish, who has been shut down for several days with left shoulder tendinitis, will begin throwing again as soon as he's cleared by team doctors, manager Dave Trembley said. Parrish has had an MRI and received an injection in his ailing shoulder.
Parrish dealing with sore shoulder
(3/1/2009) Rich Hill (elbow) joins a list of sore-armed pitchers that includes right-hander Brad Hennessey and left-hander John Parrish. Hennessey was removed from the Orioles' spring training opener with a stiff elbow and has not pitched since. Parrish has not yet pitched because of an ailing shoulder.
O's give Parrish minor deal
(2/4/2009) The Orioles signed journeyman lefty reliever John Parrish to a minor league contract.
(9/27/2008) Toronto SP John Parrish couldn't beat his former team, the Orioles, Saturday in a rain-shortened game. Parrish allowed two runs on nine hits over five innings. He walked one and had one strikeout.
Parrish lasts only four innings Saturday
(8/30/2008) Blue Jays SP John Parrish lasted only four innings Saturday as he allowed four runs on seven hits in a no-decision against the Yankees. Parrish struck out three and did not allow a walk.
Litsch moves up day ahead of Parrish
(8/24/2008) The Blue Jays said RHP Jesse Litsch (9-7), who has thrown 13 scoreless innings over two starts since being promoted from Triple-A on Aug. 12, will pitch Thursday at Tampa Bay instead of LHP John Parrish.
Parrish put into Blue Jays rotation
(8/23/2008) The Blue Jays sent struggling right-hander Shaun Marcum to Triple-A Syracuse on Saturday and recalled left-hander John Parrish from Triple-A. Marcum, 8-6 with a 3.60 ERA in 22 starts, allowed five runs and six hits in 3 2/3 innings of Friday's 8-4 defeat to Boston, his first loss in five outings. Parrish will start Thursday at Tampa Bay.
(7/28/2008) The Blue Jays purchased the contract of right-hander Scott Richmond from Triple-A Syracuse and placed left-hander Brian Tallet (broken toe) on the 15-day disabled list Monday. Richmond will start against Tampa Bay on Wednesday with left-hander John Parrish moving to the bullpen after going 1-0 with a 4.71 ERA in four starts.
Parrish not dominant against M's
(7/26/2008) Blue Jays SP John Parrish gave up three runs and seven hits in five innings Friday against the Mariners. He walked one, struck out one and didn't factor in the decision. He has lasted beyond six innings in only one of his four starts.
Parrish pulled after three innings
(7/20/2008) Blue Jays P John Parrish lasted just three innings during Sunday's game against the Rays. The left-hander left trailing 4-3 after allowing four hits, including solo homers by Evan Longoria and Carlos Pena, and four runs. He walked two and struck out two for his shortest start since joining the Jays rotation.
Parrish could pitch this weekend
(7/16/2008) Blue Jays SP John Parrish, who is 1-0 with a 2.77 ERA in 13 innings over two starts this season, will either start on Sunday against the Rays or Monday against the Orioles. Toronto has yet to announce their rotation past Saturday.
Parrish solid against former team
(7/10/2008) Toronto starter John Parrish had a strong outing against his former team the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday. He didn't earn the win, but gave up just six hits and three runs in seven strong innings of work. He walked two and struck out three on the night.
Blue Jays tweak rotation
(7/10/2008) The Blue Jays have tweaked their rotation for this weekend. John Parrish will now start Thursday against Baltimore as opposed to Friday against the Yankees. Roy Halladay, who was to start Thursday against the Orioles, will now be bumped back a day and will start Friday against the Yankees instead. Jesse Litsch will also be bumped back a day and will start Saturday.
Parrish pitches well in rare start
(6/28/2008) The Blue Jays got a solid effort from John Parrish in his first start since 2004 Saturday against Atlanta. He allowed one run and four hits in six innings to win for the first time since May 19, 2007, for Baltimore against Washington. Called up from Triple-A Syracuse on Friday to start in place of Shaun Marcum (right elbow), Parrish
Jays Parrish to make Saturday start
(6/27/2008) According to The Sports Xchange, Blue Jays LHP John Parrish will start Saturday in place of injured RHP Shaun Marcum.
Marcum cleared to throw; Parrish up?
(6/24/2008) Toronto RHP Shaun Marcum (sore elbow) has been cleared to begin a throwing program after visiting Dr. James Andrews and could return by the All-Star break. LHP John Parrish, 10-1 at Triple-A Syracuse, will likely be called up Saturday to start in Marcum's place.
(3/8/2008)John Parrish struck out seven in three innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 Saturday. Placido Polanco's solo homer in the fifth inning was the only hit off Parrish, a non-roster invitee who threw 29 of his 44 pitches for strikes. "He looked great," manager John Gibbons said of Parrish. "The key is now that he has found the strike zone. Left-handers are tough to find."
Blue Jays sign three RPs to minors
(1/2/2008) On Wednesday, Toronto agreed to minor league contracts with right-hander Lance Carter and left-handers John Parrish and Ryan Ketchner. Carter was 3-5 with a 4.48 ERA last year with Orix of Japan's Pacific League, and Parrish went a combined 2-2 with a 5.72 ERA for Baltimore and Seattle. Ketchner was 1-11 with a 5.62 ERA at Triple-A Portland, a San Diego farm team.
LHP Parrish non-tendered by Mariners
(12/13/2007) The Mariners non-tendered lefty reliever John Parrish, making him a free agent.
Parrish called up by Mariners
(9/2/2007) Left-hander John Parrish was added to Seattle's roster on Sunday, the sixth player to join the team as rosters expand for the final month of the season.
John Parrish set to join M's
(8/31/2007) The Mariners will begin calling up players from Triple-A Tacoma when rosters can be expanded on Sept. 1. A few will be called up that day with the rest joining the team when Tacoma's season ends Monday. C Jeff Clement, their No. 1 draft pick in 2005, is one of the candidates. Other candidates are LHPs Ryan Feierabend, Jake Woods and John Parrish and OFs Jeremy Reed and Michael Morse.
Parrish returned to minors
(8/23/2007) The Seattle Mariners called up right-hander Rick White from Triple-A Tacoma and optioned left-hander John Parrish to the minors before Thursday night's game against the Texas Rangers.
Parrish dealt to contending M's
(8/9/2007) The Mariners acquired lefty reliever John Parrish in waivers trade with Baltimore on Thursday. They sent OF Sebastien Boucher to the Orioles.
Parrish goes two innings Tuesday
(7/4/2007) LHP John Parrish, who has had trouble in his most recent appearances out of the bullpen, pitched two innings Tuesday, and the only baserunner allowed was on a walk.
Parrish aiming the baseball
(6/29/2007) Orioles RP John Parrish has allowed runs in five of his last 10 appearances through Thursday, raising his ERA to 6.30. "He's aiming the ball, trying to be perfect. He's not trusting the God-given ability and talent he has," interim manager Dave Trembley said.
Parrish's ERA climbs
(6/12/2007)The Sports Xchange reports LHP John Parrish, who had a 4.05 ERA on May 22, has allowed six earned runs on nine hits including two homers in 3 1/3 innings in his last five appearances to propel his ERA to 5.79.
(6/4/2007) Lefty John Parrish posted a 5.00 ERA and a .289 batting-average against in May.
Parrish has good weekend
(5/21/2007) LHP John Parrish, after going through a rough couple of weeks, pitched 1 1/3 innings on both Friday and Saturday at Washington and allowed no runs.
Parrish pitches Friday
(5/19/2007) LHP John Parrish, who had problems in his recent outings, pitched on Friday as he did early in the season, allowing no hits or runs while striking out two in 1 1/3 innings in relief of starter Steve Trachsel.
Parrish fails Friday
(5/12/2007) LHP John Parrish, who has been one of the most effective relievers in the Orioles' bullpen, was called in to face David Ortiz with two out and Julio Lugo on first in the sixth inning Friday. He picked off Lugo to end that inning, but wasn't as effective when he had to throw to the plate in the seventh, loading the bases then walking in a run.
Parrish picks up win
(5/10/2007) Orioles LHP John Parrish got his first win since the 2005 season despite giving up three hits -- two of them with two outs -- in the 10th inning on Wednesday. He got the league's leading hitter, B.J. Upton, to ground out with the bases loaded in the 1-0 Orioles' win.
A's tally cheap runs off Parrish
(4/24/2007) The A's scored two runs on one hit in the sixth Tuesday against John Parrish to go up 4-1. With the bases loaded and two outs, Jason Kendall hit a slow roller to second baseman Brian Roberts, who had an easy play at first but instead flipped the ball to shortstop Miguel Tejada too late to catch the runner at second. Parrish then forced in a run by walking Danny Putnam.
Parrish solid in 1 2/3 innings
(4/2/2007) Orioles RP John Parrish worked 1 2/3 innings during Monday's season opening 7-4 loss to the Twins. He did not allow a hit, run or walk, while striking out two.
O's Parrish, Birkins may not make cut
(3/12/2007) The Baltimore Sun reports Orioles RP John Parrish and Kurt Birkins will have trouble making the roster because of inning limitations. O's manager Sam Perlozzo doesn't know if he can afford to carry more than one left-hander in his bullpen. "We just need to figure out whether we can survive without a guy who can't give you more than three or four innings," Perlozzo said. "I'm not sure that can happen unless early on we decided to go with a four-man [rotation], skip somebody for the first go-around and maybe the first two weeks we could take a look at it and then revisit it after that."
LH RP Parrish a Tommy John survivor
(2/27/2007) Baltimore Orioles' left-hander John Parrish, who hasn't pitched in a game that counted since undergoing reconstructive surgery on his elbow in July 2005, turned in a scoreless sixth inning Tuesday in an intrasquad matchup. He allowed one hit and struck out one. "I was still a little nervous and anxious to get out there," said the 29-year-old Parrish, who's trying to secure one of the final spots in the bullpen. "I just took my time and made sure to gather myself." Manager Sam Perlozzo liked what he saw. "I've seen him wild and hyper and throwing the ball all over the place. Today he was pitching more than he was throwing," Perlozzo said.
Parrish closer to return
(2/12/2007) LHP John Parrish is looking forward to returning the club after missing all of the 2006 season on the DL after undergoing Tommy John surgery in July 2005. He was re-signed and will have an opportunity to earn a spot in the bullpen.
O's, Parrish avoid arbitration
(11/22/2006) The Orioles fortified their bullpen by finalizing deals Tuesday with left-handers Jamie Walker and John Parrish. Parrish missed all last season after ligament replacement surgery in his elbow and was eligible for salary arbitration. He gets $575,000 and would earn $20,000 bonuses for 20 games and each additional five games through 55.
Orioles clear their 60-day DL
(11/1/2006) The Orioles activated LHP Kurt Birkins (elbow), LHP John Parrish (elbow) and RHP Aaron Rakers (shoulder) from the 60-day DL.
Parrish likely not back in '06
(7/31/2006) O's reliever John Parrish, coming off Tommy John surgery, figures to be out for the season.
Parrish's timetable still uncertain
(6/5/2006) LHP John Parrish, who underwent Tommy John surgery on July 15 last year, began the season on the DL. The timetable for his return is uncertain.
O's put Parrish on 15-day DL
(4/2/2006) The Orioles placed RHP Todd Williams (calf) and LHP John Parrish (elbow) on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 24.
Parrish assigned to minors by O's
(3/13/2006) The Orioles assigned LHP John Parrish (elbow), RHP Orber Moreno (back) and RHP Ryan Keefer (elbow) to their minor league camp.
O's Parrish pushed back 10 days
(3/1/2006) The Baltimore Sun reports John Parrish was expected to throw off a mound Wednesday for the first time this spring, but that date has been pushed back 10 days because he is still recovering from elbow surgery.
John Parrish targets March 1
(2/22/2006) John Parrish, who underwent Tommy John surgery on July 15 last year, reported to camp to begin workouts and said he is hoping to start throwing from a mound by March 1.
O's Parrish avoids arbitration
(12/20/2005) Baltimore agreed to a trio of one-year contracts, giving pitcher John Parrish $612,000, outfielder David Newhan $550,000 and backup catcher Geronimo Gil $525,000. All three players had been eligible for salary arbitration.
LH Parrish placed on 60-day DL
(9/6/2005) After Monday's game, the Orioles recalled RHP Aaron Rakers and C Eli Whiteside and purchased the contract of SS Ed Rogers from Triple-A Ottawa. To make room for Rogers on the 40-man roster, LHP John Parrish (elbow) was recalled from Double-A Bowie and placed on the 60-day DL.
Parrish has bad elbow
(7/2/2005) John Parrish, who started the season with the Orioles before being optioned to Ottawa on June 13, has a strained elbow and will be sidelined from 4 to 6 weeks.
Parrish optioned to Double-A
(6/13/2005) The Orioles optioned John Parrish to Double-A Bowie on Monday.
Parrish tosses pair of scoreless frames
(3/13/2005) John Parrish pitched the final two innings for a save Sunday.
Lefty Parrish avoids arbitration
(2/18/2005) Left-hander John Parrish and the Baltimore Orioles agreed Thursday to a $615,000, one-year contract. Parrish was 6-3 with a 3.46 ERA in a career-high 56 games last year. At home, he was 6-0 with a 2.41 ERA in 28 relief appearances.
Parrish has impressive game
(9/23/2004) John Parrish struck out all four batters he faced in Thursday's game against the Red Sox. He is now striking out 8.16 batters per nine innings.