2014 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
MLB Draft: 34th round in 2013 (Baltimore)
Tall, right-handed pitcher from San Diego who has tremendous upside and made an immediate impact last season in the LSU bullpen ... named to the 2014 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll as an accounting major .. has a good feel for pitching and uses an over-the-top low 90s fastball with a major downhill plane to be effective ... suffered a broken foot during his 2013 senior season in high school and missed the second half of the year ... selected in the 34th round of the MLB Draft by the Baltimore Orioles ... pitched for 2014 Cape Cod League champion Yarmouth-Dennis over the summer, recording 15 strikeouts in 17.2 innings (12 appearances).
Appeared in 26 games (one start), recording a 2-2 mark with a 2.75 ERA and two saves in 36 innings ... registered five walks and 29 strikeouts and limited opponents to a .211 batting average ... first career collegiate start on April 29 vs. Alcorn State – worked two innings, allowing no runs on two hits with two strikeouts ... winning pitcher in LSU's 4-3, 13-inning victory at Ole Miss on April 17 - worked a scoreless 12th inning with no hits, no walks and two strikeouts ... earned first career LSU win in relief vs. Miss. State (April 6); limited Bulldogs to one run on two hits in 1.2 IP with one walk and three strikeouts ... superb relief outing versus Georgia (March 23), pitching a season-high 4.0 innings, allowing no runs on two hits with two strikeouts ... strong relief outing in LSU win at Vanderbilt (March 14); fired 1.1 innings, allowing an unearned run with no walks and two strikeouts ... earned a save versus Purdue (March 9), allowing no runs on one hit in 1.2 innings with one strikeout ... earned first career save on February 15 at New Orleans - one scoreless inning with three strikeouts.
PRIOR TO LSU
Posted a 5-1 mark with a 0.90 ERA with 39 strikeouts in 39 innings as a senior at Rancho Bernardo High School ... missed the last seven weeks of the season, however, to due to a stress fracture in his right foot ... led his team to two CIF San Diego Section D1 championships ... named to the San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team ... member of the 2012 Southern California Milwaukee Brewers Area Code Team.
Full name is Parker Brent Bugg ... parents are Steven and Betty Ann Bugg ... father is a United States Secret Service special agent; mother is a dental hygienist .... father played baseball and basketball at Louisville; mother played field hockey at Eastern Kentucky ... has one older sister, Taylor ... chose to attend LSU because “it has a rich tradition that cannot be matched anywhere else in the country; the fan base is the best in the country, and LSU always puts itself in position to win the College World Series; I also felt Coach Dunn's (LSU pitching coach Alan Dunn) experience in professional baseball would prepare me for the next level” ... majoring in accounting at LSU ... born October 26, 1994 in Louisville, Ky.
Bugg's LSU Career Highs
Innings: 4 vs. Georgia (3/23/14)
Strikeouts: 3 at New Orleans (2/15/14); vs. Miss. State (4/6/14)
Hits Allowed: 3 vs. Nicholls State (3/11/14)
Runs: 4 vs. Houston (6/2/14)
Earned Runs: 4 vs. Houston (6/2/14)
Walks: 1 five times; most recently vs. Houston (6/2/14)