Andrew Hutchinson is a multimedia reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas.
Parker earns win in extra innings
Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Blake Parker throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the 12th inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Cincinnati. Parker was the winning pitcher in the game won by Chicago 6-4 in 12 innings. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)
Making his second appearance since being called back up to the majors, Blake Parker earned the win in the Cubs' 6-4 12-inning victory over the Reds Thursday.
The former Razorback tossed scoreless innings in the 11th and 12th while allowing only one hit. He struck out three of the seven batters he faced.
Parker struggled in one inning of work Monday against the Reds, allowing three earned runs on two hits and two walks.