MLB Draft: 34th round in 2013 (Baltimore)
Tall, right-handed pitcher from San Diego who has tremendous upside and can make an immediate impact … 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.
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.