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Jimmy Paredes | Third Baseman

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (26) / 11/25/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 200
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Jimmy Paredes doubled twice Sunday in the Orioles' 4-2 win over the Blue Jays.
It'll be easier for the Orioles to carry Paredes if either David Lough or J.J. Hardy starts off on the disabled list. The switch-hitter is batting .383/.388/.681 with 12 RBI in 47 at-bats. He's out of options, and since he can hit for average and play multiple positions, he'd probably be picked up quickly if the Orioles let him go. Mar 29 - 4:30 PM

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Jimmy Paredes drove in five runs with a homer and a double as the Orioles crushed the Phillies 16-4 on Monday.

The Orioles finished the day with five homers, a triple and six doubles among their 21 hits. Paredes is hitting .389 in 21 at-bats this spring after coming in at .286/.308/.444 in 63 major league at-bats last year. His versatility and his history of hitting for average as a switch-hitter, at least in the minors, could make him useful as a bench player. However, the Orioles probably aren't going to have room for him initially.
Mar 16 - 5:22 PM

Jimmy Paredes delivered a walk-off, two-RBI double in the bottom of the 11th inning in Friday's comeback win over the Yankees.

No one scored until two outs in the top of the 11th, when Chris Young took Brad Brach deep. The O's then responded with two runs in the bottom of the frame after Adam Warren loaded the bases. Paredes is hitting .381 with one homer and six RBI over seven contests since Baltimore picked him up.
Fri, Sep 12, 2014 05:10:00 PM

Orioles recalled INF Jimmy Paredes from Triple-A Norfolk.

Paredes was batting .258/.286/.394 in 32 games at Norfolk. The 25-year-old infielder is not fantasy-relevant.
Thu, Aug 28, 2014 03:08:00 PM

Orioles acquired INF Jimmy Paredes from the Royals for cash; optioned him to Triple-A Norfolk.

Paredes was designated for assignment by Kansas City over the All-Star break. He has posted a decent .305/.332/.457 batting line with 17 stolen bases in 65 games this season at the Triple-A level, but the 25-year-old has never had much success in the majors.
Thu, Jul 24, 2014 01:18:00 PM

Royals designated INF/OF Jimmy Paredes for assignment.

The move was made in order to add Jason Frasor to the 40-man roster. It's the second time since February that Paredes has been designated for assignment. He's hit .305/.332/.457 with 17 steals at Triple-A this season and could draw some interest on waivers.
Wed, Jul 16, 2014 12:29:00 PM

Royals optioned OF Jimmy Paredes to Triple-A Omaha.

The 25-year-old continues to bounce back and forth between the Royals and the minor leagues whenever they need an extra man on the bench. In nine games with the Royals he has gone 2-for-10 (.200) while swiping a pair of bases and scoring three runs.
Sat, May 31, 2014 09:56:00 AM

Royals recalled UTIL Jimmy Paredes from Triple-A Omaha.

Paredes was hitting .327/.357/.486 with three home runs, 17 RBI, and six stolen bases in 26 games this season at the Triple-A level. He'll see some action at third base but isn't a great fantasy bet in mixed leagues. The 25-year-old owns a .583 OPS in 122 games in the bigs.
Thu, May 22, 2014 11:07:00 AM

Royals optioned OF Jimmy Paredes to Triple-A Omaha.

Paredes failed to record a hit in his two-week stay with the major league club. He was sent down Monday to clear a roster spot for outfielder Lorenzo Cain, who was activated from the disabled list in a corresponding move.
Mon, May 5, 2014 12:03:00 PM

Royals recalled OF Jimmy Paredes from Triple-A Omaha.

Paredes is with the club to provide additional depth while Jarrod Dyson is on bereavement leave. He remains irrelevant for fantasy purposes.
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 04:56:00 AM

Royals optioned OF Jimmy Paredes to Triple-A Omaha.

Paredes was claimed off waivers from the Orioles in mid-February but wasn't able to secure a 25-man roster spot this spring in Royals camp. He will function as organizational outfield depth this year for Kansas City.
Mon, Mar 24, 2014 11:25:00 AM

Royals claimed UTIL Jimmy Paredes off waivers from the Orioles.

The O's claimed Paredes off waivers from the Marlins last week, but he's now headed over to Royals camp. The 25-year-old utilityman hit just .192/.231/.248 in 135 plate appearances last season for the Astros and is doubtful to make Kansas City's Opening Day roster.
Mon, Feb 17, 2014 01:57:00 PM

Orioles claimed UTIL Jimmy Paredes off waivers from the Marlins.

The 24-year-old utilityman struggled with the Astros in 2013, slashing a mere .192/.231/.248 in 135 plate appearances, but has the ability to play multiple infield and outfield positions. He'll compete for a bench role with the O's.
Sat, Feb 15, 2014 03:19:00 PM

Marlins designated INF/OF Jimmy Paredes for assignment.

Paredes had been claimed off waivers by the Marlins earlier this offseason. He's a great athlete but has struggled to a .234/.274/.311 batting line across his first 396 big league plate appearances. It's possible the 25-year-old could again be scooped up on waivers.
Fri, Feb 7, 2014 05:52:00 PM

Marlins claimed UTIL Jimmy Paredes off waivers from the Astros.

Paredes hit .192/.231/.248 in 135 plate appearances this year for Houston while appearing at third base, second base and in right field. The 24-year-old will serve as organizational depth for the Fish in 2014.
Mon, Nov 4, 2013 03:28:00 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Caleb Joseph
3Steve Clevenger
1B1Chris Davis
2Ryan Lavarnway
2B1Jonathan Schoop
2Everth Cabrera
SS1J.J. Hardy
2Paul Janish
3B1Manny Machado
2Ryan Flaherty
3Jimmy Paredes
4Jayson Nix
LF1Alejandro De Aza
2Delmon Young
3Chris Parmelee
4Nolan Reimold
CF1Adam Jones
2Julio Borbon
RF1Travis Snider
2Delmon Young
3David Lough
DH1Steve Pearce
2J.P. Arencibia
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PosRoleName
S1Chris Tillman
2Wei-Yin Chen
3Bud Norris
4Miguel Gonzalez
5Kevin Gausman
6Ubaldo Jimenez
7Logan Verrett
8Jason Garcia
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Tommy Hunter
3Darren O'Day
4Brian Matusz
5Wesley Wright
6Brad Brach
7T.J. McFarland
8Ryan Webb
9Chaz Roe
10Cesar Cabral
11Mark Hendrickson