Parker Return From Elbow Surgery Impressive

By Dean Pantazi

October 8, 2010 Updated Oct 8, 2010 at 5:36 PM EST

PHOENIX (Indiana's NewsCenter) - 14 months after undergoing Tommy John reconstructive surgery on his right pitching elbow, former Norwell star Jarrod Parker turned in a great performance in his first competitive action.

Parker Thursday threw two hitless shutout innings for the Arizona Diamondbacks instructional league team against Colorado, fanning three and walking one, with ten pitches over 95 miles an hour.

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