Parker takes 23 pitches in 2nd inning taking his pitch count up to 33. After a nice lead off strike out number 58 of the season hitting 91 on the gun, Parker lost control falling behind the next batter 3-0 and giving up a single. Next batter gets a 4 pitch walk with the slider down to 79 mph. The 4th batter Ford get a 1-0 single to load the bases. Parker gets his 59th K of the season and second out of the inning on a 2-2 change up. With the first pitch to the lead off man Carver hits his first homer of the season just inches fair around the foul pole off a slider, a grand slam putting Birds down 4-0. Parker get Stassi to ground out on next pitch. Parker relying on his fastball and slider tonight hopefully he'll regain command and shake off his ruff second.