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Jimmy Paredes | Designated Hitter | #38

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (27) / 11/25/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 200
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2006 / UDFA / NYY
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Jimmy Paredes said Saturday that he has been playing right field every day during winter ball and that he feels increasingly comfortable at the position.
The O's are in the market for a corner outfielder, though if Paredes can prove to be passable defensively that need could be lessened. The 27-year-old slashed .275/.310/.416 with 10 homers and 42 RBI in 363 at-bats for the O's in 2015 while spending the majority of his time as the designated hitter. Sat, Dec 12, 2015 12:56:00 PM

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Jimmy Paredes is not in the Orioles' lineup on Sunday.

The ice-cold Paredes is being benched for the second day in a row. Chris Davis is in the designated hitter spot, with Nolan Reimold covering right field.
Sun, Jul 26, 2015 11:12:00 AM

Jimmy Paredes is not in the Orioles starting lineup against the Rays on Saturday.

Chris Davis is serving as the O's designated hitter in this one with Ryan Flaherty drawing a rare start at first base. Paredes has cooled considerably after a blistering start, hitting just .164/.207/.182 with a 22/3 K/BB ratio in 55 at-bats over his last 15 games.
Sat, Jul 25, 2015 03:02:00 PM

Jimmy Paredes is not in the Orioles' lineup Wednesday.

It's a simple day off. Matt Wieters is in the designated hitter spot in Paredes' place, while Caleb Joseph is catching.
Wed, Jul 22, 2015 03:58:00 PM

Jimmy Paredes is not in the Orioles' lineup Wednesday.

He's just getting a breather. Christian Walker is in the designated hitter spot in Paredes' place.
Wed, Jul 8, 2015 11:53:00 AM

Jimmy Paredes is not in the Orioles' lineup Friday.

He's just getting some rest. Matt Wieters is in the designated hitter spot, with Caleb Joseph handling the catching duties.
Fri, Jul 3, 2015 04:24:00 PM

Jimmy Paredes went 2-for-2 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored in Sunday's win over the Indians.

Paredes reached base all four times he came to the plate, walking in his other two plate appearances. Paredes hit a two-run homer in the third inning before doubling and scoring in the sixth. Paredes continues to hit near the top of the Orioles' order in what has already been a career year for the journeyman. The 26-year-old is hitting .326/.352/.523 with nine homers, 36 RBI and 34 runs scored.
Sun, Jun 28, 2015 04:02:00 PM

Jimmy Paredes went 3-for-6 with a home run and three RBI in Sunday's victory over the Blue Jays.

Paredes' three-run dinger capped off a seven-run second inning for the Orioles. Baltimore wound up coughing up that lead but eventually got it back and won. Paredes has rebounded a bit after a long slump, batting .385 with a couple longballs over his last seven contests.
Sun, Jun 21, 2015 04:59:00 PM

Jimmy Paredes is not in the Orioles starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Blue Jays.

Paredes was a late scratch from Friday's lineup, but did appear in the game as a pinch hitter, so he seems to be fine physically. Adam Jones is starting as the designated hitter with Nolan Reimold getting the start in center field.
Sat, Jun 20, 2015 11:06:00 AM

Jimmy Paredes was scratched from the Orioles starting lineup on Friday.

It's unclear at the moment the reasoning behind the late scratch. Steve Pearce will get the start in his place at second base for the Orioles on Friday.
Fri, Jun 19, 2015 07:18:00 PM

The struggling Jimmy Paredes went 0-for-4 against the Red Sox on Wednesday.

Paredes had a 1.000 OPS on May 19 and still a .900 OPS on May 29, but he's tumbled under .800 now. His playing time will continue to be curtailed until he escapes the slump, and he wouldn't seem to be worth playing in mixed leagues right now.
Wed, Jun 10, 2015 10:24:00 PM

Jimmy Paredes is not in the Orioles' lineup Monday.

In the midst of a 1-for-22 funk, Paredes is getting a day off to regroup. Adam Jones is in the designated hitter spot, with David Lough covering center field.
Mon, Jun 1, 2015 05:29:00 PM

Jimmy Paredes went 3-for-4 with a double, a stolen base, and a run scored, but the Orioles fell to the Astros on Tuesday.

Paredes accounted for three of the five hits the O's scrounged up on the evening. He doubled in the sixth and later scored on a Chris Davis sacrifice fly, giving the Orioles a temporary 1-0 lead. Paredes has been one of baseball's unexpected breakout stories thus far, batting .348/.374/.576 with six home runs, 25 RBI, and four stolen bases.
Tue, May 26, 2015 10:27:00 PM

Jimmy Paredes went 2-for-5 with a two-run single and a two-run home run Tuesday as the Orioles topped the Mariners.

Paredes tied the game up at 4-4 in the fourth inning with a two-run single off of Taijuan Walker. He then went yard off of Danny Farquhar to make it a 7-4 game in the sixth inning. Paredes has hit safely in 22 of his 25 games this year, leading to an incredible .346/.376/.625 triple-slash line with six home runs and 22 RBI.
Tue, May 19, 2015 10:31:00 PM

Jimmy Paredes went 2-for-4 with a walk, a double, and an RBI infield single in Wednesday's win over the Blue Jays.

Paredes capped off a five-run second inning when he reached on an infield single to plate Alejandro De Aza. He's now on a 12-game hitting streak which began on May 1. In 91 plate appearances, the 26-year-old is batting .364/.391/.659 with five home runs and 18 RBI.
Wed, May 13, 2015 10:04:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Caleb Joseph
3Francisco Peña
4Audry Perez
1B1Chris Davis
2Christian Walker
2B1Jonathan Schoop
2Ryan Flaherty
3Steve Tolleson
SS1J.J. Hardy
2Osvaldo Martinez
3B1Manny Machado
LF1Hyun-soo Kim
2Dariel Alvarez
3Alfredo Marte
CF1Adam Jones
RF1Jimmy Paredes
2Nolan Reimold
3Efren Navarro
4Joey Rickard
DH1Mark Trumbo
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Tillman
2Ubaldo Jimenez
3Miguel Gonzalez
4Kevin Gausman
5Mike Wright
6Dylan Bundy
7Vance Worley
8Chris Lee
9Parker Bridwell
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Darren O'Day
3Brad Brach
4Brian Matusz
5Mychal Givens
6Chaz Roe
7Odrisamer Despaigne
8Oliver Drake
9T.J. McFarland
10Jason Garcia
11Tyler Wilson
12Todd Redmond
13Pedro Beato
14Jeff Beliveau