Phillips Hits 5 Home Runs in Doubleheader

Parker Phillips APeay headshot 2018Former Valley Leaguer Parker Phillips (Waynesboro 2017) exploded in a huge way in a doubleheader yesterday against Eastern Kentucky, hammering five home runs over the two game sweep for the Govs. Five!

This outburst has raised Parker’s slashlines for 2018 to 297/385/593, with 22 runs, 38 RBIs, 8 doubles, and 9 home runs. He also has a 12/29 BB/K ratio.

Parker came to the Generals after a very good redshirt freshman year with Austin Peay. He hit 328/442/613 in 186 at-bats, with 49 runs, 40 RBIs, 15 doubles, 12 home runs, and had a 17/56 BB/K ratio. He was a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American, an NCBWA Second Team Freshman All-American, and named to the OVC All-Freshman Team.

With the Generals in 2017, he hit 269/396/395, with 6 doubles and 3 home runs in 119 at-bats. He had a 16/27 BB/K ratio and added 6 stolen bases as well.

Congrats on your huge day at the plate, Parker! (Parker and Austin Peay take on Eastern Kentucky again today)

Parker Phillips Austin Peay 2nd base 2018
(PC: Tres Lawless)


One comment

  1. Prodigious achievement by Parker Phillips. I see he went 6-for-8 on the day! Thanks for the continuing excellent coverage, John.

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