Parker Edward Dunshee was originally signed by A's scout Neil Avent…graduated from Zions Community High School (IN)…attended Wake Forest where he went 28-10 with a 3.20 ERA in his career…holds the school record for strikeouts (330)…played for the USA Baseball Premier12 team following the 2019 season.
Spent the first five weeks of the season at Double-A Midland and was promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas May 12 after compiling a 1.89 ERA in six starts with the RockHounds…was 4-5 with a save and a 4.38 ERA in 20 games, 19 starts, with the Aviators…combined for a 6-7 record and a 4.36 ERA in 26 appearances overall…had career highs in games, starts, losses, runs (73), earned runs (63), home runs (22), hit batters (10) and walks (48)…the save was the first of his career…ranked fourth in the A's farm system in strikeouts (124), eighth in innings pitched (130.0), ninth in ERA and tied for ninth in wins…allowed a .238 opponents batting average, which broke down to .214
(60-for-281) against right-handed hitters compared to .256 (52-for-203) against left-handers… yielded a .195 average to batters leading off an inning…opponents hit .298 with runners in scoring position…combined to go 2-3 with a 3.10 ERA in 11 starts at home compared to 4-4 with a 5.48 ERA in 15 games on the road.
MINORS: Lost his first two starts of the season (4.22 ERA)…then went 2-0 with a 1.35 ERA and .167 opponents batting average over his next five starts from April 16 to May 13…was named Texas League Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 22-28 after winning both of his starts while tossing 15.0 scoreless innings…logged 7.0 innings April 22 against Tulsa…then pitched a career-high tying 8.0 scoreless innings and allowed just two hits and a walk against Northwest Arkansas April 28…had a season-best 16.0-inning scoreless streak from April 22 to May 5…went 2-2 with a 1.74 ERA and .204 opponents batting average in five starts in April…was 2-2 with a 1.89 ERA in six starts when he was promoted to Las Vegas May 12…struck out a season-high nine batters in his Triple-A debut May 13 against Tacoma…then went 1-4 with a 6.29 ERA over his next five starts from May 20 to June 9…walked a career-high tying four batters May 20 at Salt Lake (also May 19, 2018 vs. San Jose)…would do it two more times in 2019: June 5 vs. Round Rock and July 25 at Tacoma…allowed a career-high eight runs on a season-high tying eight hits in 5.2 innings in an 8-3 loss at Reno May 25…also had a career-high 110 pitches in that start…went 1-2 with a 7.54 ERA in five starts in June…then was 1-0 with a 5.85 ERA in five starts in July…had the shortest start of his career July 6 at Albuquerque when he lasted just 1.0 innings (3 h, 3 r, 3 er, 1 bb, 0 so)…compiled a 2-0 record, a 1.78 ERA and .204 opponents batting average over a six-game stretch from July 27 to Aug. 24…made his only relief appearance of the season Aug. 13 at Omaha in a game started by a rehabbing Sean Manaea…pitched the final three innings of the Aviators 4-2 win for his first professional save (2 h, 1 r, 1 er, 1 bb, 2 so)…matched his season-high with nine strikeouts in 5.2 scoreless innings on Aug. 24 at Tacoma…was named Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for the week of Aug. 19-25 after going 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA and 15 strikeouts in 11.2 innings over two starts…allowed just four hits and walked one…then surrendered six runs on five hits, including a season-high tying three home runs, in 2.0 innings in his final regular season start, a 7-1 loss at Albuquerque Aug. 29…made one postseason start and had a no decision in the Aviators 8-6 loss in Game 2 of the PCL Semifinals at Sacramento on Sept. 5 (3.1 ip, 5 h, 5 r, 5 er, 2 bb, 6 so).
Split his season between Single-A Stockton and Double-A Midland and combined for a 13-6 record and a 2.33 ERA in 24 games, including 22 starts, in his second professional season…struck out 163 and walked just 31 in 150.2 innings for a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 5.26... averaged 9.74 strikeouts per nine innings and 1.85 walks per nine innings…his 13 wins tied for sixth in all of minor league baseball and his 163 strikeouts tied for eighth …led the A's farm system in ERA, wins and strikeouts and ranked second in innings pitched…was named an A's Organization All-Star by milb.com and was a California League Midseason All-Star…began the year at Stockton and went 6-2 with a 2.70 ERA in 12 games…was tied for second in the CL in wins, ranked third in strikeouts (82) and fourth in ERA at the time of his promotion to Midland on June 13…went 7-4 with a 2.01 ERA in 12 starts with the RockHounds…tied for the Texas League lead in wins from June 13 through the end of the season, ranked second in ERA and third in strikeouts (81)…allowed a .219 opponents batting average, including .215 (42-for-195) against left-handed hitters compared to .222 (71-for-320) against right-handers…opponents hit .206 with runners in scoring position, including .152 with RISP and two outs…nine of the 12 home runs he allowed came with the bases empty…went 3-1 with a 1.71 ERA in five starts during the day, 10-5 with a 2.50 ERA in 19 games at night…both of his relief appearances came in relief of a pitcher on a rehab assignment from Oakland…tossed six or more innings in 17 of his 24 appearances, allowed two runs or fewer 15 times and walked two or fewer 19 times…his teams were 13-9 (.591) in his starting assignments.
MINORS: Did not allow a run in his first two starts on April 7 against Lake Elsinore and April 12 at San Jose…tossed 5.0 innings in each game…struck out 10 and did not walk a batter in the first game but had a no decision…then yielded just one hit for his first win of the season in the second game…walked one and struck out four and was named Cal League Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 9-15…allowed a run in the second inning on April 18 at Modesto, snapping a 49.1-inning scoreless streak dating back to June 30, 2017…went 2-0 with a 2.28 ERA in five starts in April and struck out 38 batters in 27.2 innings…ranked second in all of minor league baseball in strikeouts in April…struck out a season-high 11 batters and allowed just two runs on two hits in 7.0 innings at Inland Empire May 13 but had a no decision in a 3-2 loss…tossed a season-low 4.0 innings May 19 against San Jose and allowed just one run on two hits and a season-high
four walks…won each of his final four starts at Stockton from May 25 to June 11 (2.77 ERA)… named to the Cal League Midseason All-Star Game but did not play in the June 19 game as he was promoted to Midland June 13…went 1-4 with a 3.58 ERA over his first five starts with the RockHounds through July 18…then did not allow a run over his first seven starts from July 24 to Aug. 30, going 6-1 with a 0.94 ERA…tossed a season-high 8.0 innings July 7 at Springfield but had a no decision in Midland's 5-4, 10-inning loss…allowed a season-high six runs on a season-high 11 hits in 5.2 innings in a 7-2 loss at San Antonio on July 18…finished the season with a 51.2-inning homerless streak beginning July 18…had a four-game winning streak from July 24 to Aug. 12 (0.68 ERA)…had a season-high 22.1-inning scoreless streak from July 30 to Aug. 18…finished the season with a 14.1-inning scoreless streak…tossed 7.1 scoreless and hitless on Aug. 24 in a 3-1 win at Corpus Christi…walked two and struck out seven and was removed after throwing a season-high tying 108 pitches…earned Texas League Pitcher of the Week honors for the week of Aug. 20 to 26…did not allow a run in four of his five starts in August and was 4-1 with a 0.77 ERA and .167 opponents batting average.