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Parker Bates
Parker  Bates

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tyler, Texas

High School:
Robert E. Lee High School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Position:
OF

Experience:
1L

02/22/2018

Diamond ‘Dogs Host SIUE in Weekend Set

First-ever meetings between the two programs.

02/20/2018

Tech Wins Home Opener Behind Strong Pitching

The Bulldogs registered their fifth-consecutive quality start on Tuesday

02/19/2018

Bulldogs Set to Open 2018 Home Campaign vs. McNeese

LA Tech and McNeese set for 6 p.m.

02/18/2018

Bats Get Hot as Tech Rolls in Series Finale

Tech struck for nine runs on 13 hits on Sunday

02/17/2018

Pitching Dominates as Tech Splits Saturday Doubleheader

Tech starters have produced three consecutive quality starts.

02/21/2018

LA Tech vs. McNeese 2-20-18

Photo's from Tech's 2018 home-opening win over the Cowboys.

2017: Saw action in 30 games and notched 10 hits in 56 at-bats ... Drew 16 walks, resulting in a season on-base percentage of .378 ... Did not make an error in 30 games played in the outfield ... Went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a walk against Charlotte on March 24 ... Launched a three-run home run in his first-career game against Arkansas Pine-Bluff on February 17.

High School: Graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 2016 ... In his final two seasons at Robert E. Lee High School, Bates posted batting averages over .350 on his way to earning all-East Texas honors during his senior campaign ... Named the 2014 All-East Texas Newcomer of the Year and the 2014 District 12-5A Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore outfielder ... Earned First Team All-District 11-6A as a junior for the Red Raiders ... As a sophomore, he led the team with a .425 average with 27 runs scored ... Helped lead Robert E. Lee to its 14th straight playoff appearance as a junior after hitting .342 with 19 RBI's and a .432 on base percentage.

Personal: Born on November 16, 1997 to David and Melinda Bates in Tyler, Texas ... Has one sister, Zoe.

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