Robert Allen Parnell (born September 8, 1984 in Salisbury, North Carolina) is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the New York Mets.
He was drafted in the 9th round of the 2005 draft. He played in the minor since then.
On July 8 against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Daniel Murphy made a play to first base by throwing the ball behind his back to Bobby Parnell who was on first base and made the catch to complete the play. It received the number one web gem of the day. Video of the Play
On September 21 Parnell had a inflamed pilca in his right elbow and was out for the season. He is expected to make a full 100% recovery without the need for surgery.
|Age: 27 (born September 8,1984)|
|Bats: Right Throws: Right|
|Contract: 1 year $433.50k|
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