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Parnell Gets Comfortable

Bobby Parnell struggled through an inconsistent 2006 season, mostly due the effects of his unsatisfying spring training a year ago. Off to a sharp start this year, Parnell is poised to make his first full season in St. Lucie the best of his young career. Thanks to a refreshed elbow and a renewed approach on the mound, the 22-year-old stands to make his first significant splash within the system.

This article is a preview of what appears in the new print edition of Inside Pitch Magazine In his five starts this season, he held just a 1-1 record, but his 1.88 ERA and .228 opponents batting averages were the most visible signs of his fast start. Thanks to a healthy, progressive camp; Bobby Parnell has found the confidence and comfort which he possessed during his successful 2005 rookie...

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