Tim Parker, 25, was acquired at the beginning of the '18 season in a trade with Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Parker joined the team in Tijuana, where he made his first appearance as a Red Bull in the 2-0 win over Xolos in the Concacaf Champions League. He appeared in 38 games across all competitions. Parker scored his first of two goals as a Red Bull in a 2-0 win over Atlanta on September 30, and also chipped in two assists.