2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
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 has made a tremendous impact upon the LSU bullpen over the past two seasons … named to the 2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll and 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.
Made 26 relief appearances, recording a 1-2 mark and a 1.72 ERA in 36.2 innings with 13 walks, 35 strikeouts and three saves … limited opponents to just a .180 cumulative batting average … worked 3.2 scoreless innings (four appearances) in LSU’s NCAA Tournament games, allowing just one hit with no walks and two strikeouts … allowed just one run on eight hits in last 15 innings of relief with three walks and 16 strikeouts … pitched 1.2 scoreless innings against TCU in the College World Series (June 18), allowing one hit with one strikeout … earned win in Game 1 of NCAA Super Regional vs. UL-Lafayette (June 6), recording three straight outs in the top of the 9th before LSU won in the bottom of the inning … earned save in NCAA Regional championship win over UNC Wilmington (June 1), striking out the final batter with a runner at second to preserve 2-0 win … earned save in LSU’s 9-8 SEC Tournament win over Auburn (May 20), firing a scoreless ninth inning with no hits and two strikeouts … threw season-high 55 pitches in 3.2-inning relief outing at Miss. State (May 2) - allowed one run on three hits with no walks and four strikeouts … fired two perfect innings in relief at Georgia (April 18), recording two strikeouts … excellent relief outing on April 12 vs. Auburn - worked four innings and allowed one run on five hits with no walks and two strikeouts … fired two perfect relief innings vs. Ole Miss (March 14) with three strikeouts … earned save in LSU’s 4-2 win over Nebraska (March 8); pitched a scoreless ninth inning, allowing just one single … fired four strikeouts in only 1.2 innings of relief vs. Southeastern Louisiana on Feb. 26.
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. Auburn (4/12/15); vs. Georgia (3/23/14)
Strikeouts: 4 at Mississippi State (5/2/15); vs. Southeastern Louisiana (2/26/15)
Hits Allowed: 5 twice; most recently vs. Auburn (4/12/15)
Runs: 4 vs. Houston (6/2/14)
Earned Runs: 4 vs. Houston (6/2/14)
Walks: 2 three times; most recently at Alabama (4/2/15)