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Parker Messick

(Updated April 2020)
Left Handed Pitcher
Plant City, Fla.
high school
Plant City


  • 2020 Freshman All-American (Collegiate Baseball)

FRESHMAN (2020):

One of D1Baseball’s top freshman pitchers in the nation, allowed just one earned run in 11.2 innings (0.77 ERA), with 19 strikeouts against only two walks…surrendered just nine hits…helped end FSU’s 11-game losing streak against No. 1 Florida, pitching the final three innings and allowing just two hits with seven strikeouts in FSU’s 2-0 win in Gainesville…earned the save against Florida…made his FSU debut on February 15 against Niagara, with a scoreless inning…earned his only win of the season against the Purple Eagles…pitched a season-high 3.1 innings against No. 3 Texas Tech, allowing an unearned run with five strikeouts…also had five strikeouts in 2.2 innings against USF…struck out the side against the Bulls in the fourth inning, with all three strikeouts looking.


Graduated from Plant City High School where he was a two year team captain…named 2016 All-Hillsborough County by the Tampa Bay Times and played in the Hillsborough County East-West All-Star game as a freshman…as a junior, he won the 2018 Wade Boggs Athletic Achievement Award for his athletic, academic, and community involvement…named first team pitcher & second team first baseman on the 2018 All-Western Conference Federal Division team…named second team All-Hillsborough County by the Tampa Bay Times and team MVP…as a senior he led all pitchers in the State of Florida with 125 strikeouts over 86 innings pitched, with a 1.06 ERA and an 11-1 record with just 18 walks, 8 complete game wins in a row and 7 shutouts…he helped the Raiders win the schools first ever District, Region, and State Championship and a 30-2 team record… he threw a complete game shutout in the Class 8A Region Final in a 3-0 win over Seminole, and in the Class 8A State Semifinal he led the team to an 8-0 win over Hollywood McArthur by striking out 16 batters, allowing just three hits and no walks and at the plate he went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a solo home run…named 2019 MaxPreps All-American first team pitcher, named Florida HS All-State first team pitcher by Prep Baseball Report, and made both the FACA All-State and All-Academic teams…named 2019 All-Hillsborough County and All-Tampa Bay Pitcher of the Year by the Tampa Bay Times…named 2019 Florida Dairy Farmers 8A Player of the Year and voted 2019 Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Baseball…named 2019 All-813Preps Most Valuable Player and 2019 All-Western Conference first team pitcher for the second year in a row…he finished his pitching career at Plant City with 45 appearances, 37 starts, 11 complete games and 8 shutouts, including a school record 263 career strikeouts in 212 innings pitched with a 1.58 ERA and 21-10 record…he also finished with a .294 career batting average including 64 hits, 45 walks, 12 doubles, 1 triple and 7 home runs with 40 RBI and 30 runs scored…parents are T.J. and April…sister is Regan…majoring in biological science…born October 26, 2000.