Arizona 2012 A righted-handed bat off the bench ... Appeared in four games and made one start at designated hitter ... Finished season with two hits in five at bats (.400) ... Hitless in pinch-hit at bat against Louisville in the Tucson Regional (6/2) ... Entered as a pinch-hitter and remained in game as designated hitter, going 2-for-2 against East Tennessee State (4/29) ... Was inserted as a pinch hitter but did not record an official plate appearance after a pitching change by Rice (3/14) ... Went 0-for-2 in first career start as designated hitter in second game of double-header against Auburn (2/25).
2011 Draft Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays with the 480th overall pick in the 15th round of the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
High School Played two seasons at Cibola High School in Yuma, Ariz., for coach Duane Evans ... Wrapped up career with a .500 batting average, four home runs, 13 doubles and 29 RBI ... Had a three to one walk to strikeout ratio an score 34 runs ... Selected 5A-II First Team All-State by the Arizona Baseball Coaches Association ... Played in 5A-II All-Star game in Surprise following senior season ... Named a Rawlings West All-Region First Team Selection ... An honorable mention all-state selection by Arizona Republic ... A top-25 prospect in state of Arizona by Perfectgame.org.
Personal Born in Laguna Hills, Calif., ... Graduated from Cibola High School in Yuma, Ariz., in 2011 ... Son of Scott and Zelda Parmenter ... Is enrolled in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences with a major in Public Management and Policy ... Future aspirations to be an FBI agent ... Hobbies include racket ball, video games and working out ... Favorite professional sports team is the New Orleans Saints ... Favorite professional major league player is Derek Jeter, but also considers himself a Boston Red Sox fan ... Rooms with teammates Trent Gilbert, Xavier Borde and Mathew Troupe.