Parker Michael Markel, an American professional baseball pitcher for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball, was born on September 15, 1990. (MLB). He formerly played for the Seattle Mariners and the Pittsburgh Pirates in Major League Baseball.
In the 39th round of the 2010 MLB draft, he was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays and signed with them. Markel was a member of the Rays’ organization from 2010 until 2016.
He played for the Gulf Coast Rays, Hudson Valley Renegades, Bowling Green Hot Rods, Charlotte Stone Crabs, Montgomery Biscuits, and Durham Bulls during his tenure with them.
Markel signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners on September 28, 2018. He opened the 2019 season with the Arkansas Travelers and the Tacoma Rainiers.
On May 12, Markel’s contract was selected, and he was called up to the major leagues for the first time. He made his major league debut that day versus the Boston Red Sox. On July 23, 2019, Markel was designated for assignment.
On July 27, 2019, Markel was claimed off waivers by the Pittsburgh Pirates. On October 31, 2019, Markel was traded to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for cash considerations. He was designated for assignment on February 10, 2020. He became a free agent on November 2, 2020.
On November 17, 2020, Markel signed a minor league contract with the San Diego Padres organization. Markel spent the year with the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas, posting a 4.42 ERA with 91 strikeouts across 41 appearances.
On September 22, 2021, Markel was released by San Diego. On March 5, 2022, Markel signed a minor league contract with the Oakland Athletics. The Athletics promoted Markel to the major leagues on May 29.
There are no details about his marital status. He may be married or unmarried. There are also no rumors about his wife and girlfriend.