Former Manzano Monarch Mitchell Parker goes to Washington Nationals in MLB Draft

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Former stand out pitcher at Manzano High School, Mitchell Parker is now fulfilling a dream as he was taken in the 5th round by the Washington Nationals.

Parker put up some impressive numbers in his 2-year stint at San Jacinto College. Parker racked up 19-0 record with 175 strikeouts. Mitch earned the 153rd overall pick in this years draft and he will now earn a signing bonus worth over $346,000.

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