Parker was activated off the paternity list Friday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports. Parker landed on the paternity list last week and also took advantage of the All-Star break to attend the birth of his child. The 34-year-old split save chances with Taylor Rogers through the first half of the season and that figures to continue out of the break.
Parker was placed on the paternity list Friday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports. Parker will step away from the team for a few days to attend the birth of his child. The 34-year-old can spend up the three days on the paternity list and seems likely to rejoin the team after the All-Star break. Kohl Stewart was recalled from Triple-A Rochester to bolster the Twins' bullpen depth.
Parker picked up his 10th save of the season Saturday against the Royals, striking out two in a scoreless 10th inning. Parker brought the tying run to the plate after hitting Alex Gordon to open the inning, but two strikeouts and a popout finished the game off without incident. Parker's 10 saves give him a one-save advantage over Taylor Rogers for the team lead, though his 4.10 ERA can't compare with Rogers' 2.12 mark.
Parker (personal) was reinstated from the Family Medical Emergency List on Friday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports. Parker was placed on the list Wednesday, but he missed just three games while away from the team. Kohl Stewart was optioned to Triple-A Rochester in a corresponding move.
Parker was placed on the Family Medical Emergency List on Wednesday. Players can spend anywhere from three to seven days on the list, so Parker could return as soon as Saturday or as late as next Wednesday. Sean Poppen's contract was purchased in a corresponding move.