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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
Contract: view contract details

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Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he wants to see Jimmy Paredes (wrist) hit more during his rehab assignment.
Paredes has hit a dismal .192 (5-for-26) with nine strikeouts since beginning his rehab assignment with Double-A Bowie on April 26. The 27-year-old clearly has some rust to shake off. The Orioles are allowed to continue his rehab assignment until May 15. After that, he'll either be recalled or optioned to the minors. May 5 - 5:48 PM

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Jimmy Paredes (wrist) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Tuesday.

Paredes met up with the Orioles on Monday at Tropicana Field for a team workout. He should be added to the active roster by the end of the week if all goes well on the farm. The 27-year-old utilityman hit .275/.310/.416 with 10 home runs and 42 RBI in 104 games last season for Baltimore while appearing defensively at third base, second base, and both corner outfield spots.
Apr 25 - 2:29 PM

Jimmy Paredes (wrist) could begin a minor league rehab assignment on Monday.

He has been playing both corner outfield spots in extended spring training games. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Tuesday that Paredes "will be ready quickly."
Apr 19 - 4:42 PM

Jimmy Paredes (wrist) took batting practice Tuesday at the Orioles' spring training complex.

A nice step in the right direction for Paredes, who landed on the disabled list just before Opening Day with a strained left wrist. He could be ready in early May if he's able to avoid setbacks in his rehab.
Apr 12 - 5:29 PM

Orioles placed DH Jimmy Paredes on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left wrist.

It's an injury he's been dealing with since the beginning of camp. He's expected to resume swinging a bat soon, but it's unclear how much longer he'll be out.
Apr 3 - 1:39 PM

Jimmy Paredes (wrist) will resume swinging a bat soon.

Paredes still felt soreness in his ailing left wrist while taking dry swings a week ago, but he's about ready to try it again. He's been limited to just five at-bats this spring and will begin the season on the disabled list.
Apr 1 - 9:52 AM

An exam on Jimmy Paredes' left wrist didn't show any new injury.

Paredes still felt some soreness in his left wrist on Tuesday while taking dry swings. The exam brought some good news, but he's expected to begin the season on the disabled list regardless.
Mar 23 - 1:06 PM

Jimmy Paredes (wrist) suffered a setback on Tuesday.

Tuesday was Paredes' first time taking dry swings since spraining his wrist earlier this month. It didn't go well and now he's on his way to see a hand specialist. It was already a strong possibility but now Paredes is certain to open the year on the disabled list.
Mar 22 - 1:43 PM

Jimmy Paredes (wrist) took dry swings on Tuesday.

Paredes is working his way back from a sprained wrist. The next benchmark in his recovery will be taking live batting practice. While Opening Day remains a long shot, Paredes shouldn't be on the shelf for more than a few weeks to open the regular season.
Mar 22 - 1:07 PM

Jimmy Paredes (wrist) hopes to start swinging a bat next week.

Paredes hasn't picked up a bat since spraining his wrist earlier this month. He's hoping to get in a few Grapefruit League games before the Orioles break camp. Paredes won't be ready for the start of the regular season but his DL stint should be a short one.
Mar 17 - 2:56 PM

Jimmy Paredes does not have a wrist fracture and was cleared to resume baseball activities on Wednesday.

Beat writer Brittany Ghiroli suspects he's a week or two away from returning to game action. Parades suffered the injury playing right field Thursday against the Rays. It sounds like he'll be ready for Opening Day.
Mar 9 - 10:56 AM

A hand specialist who reviewed Jimmy Paredes' MRI believes that he may have a possible stress fracture.

Paredes was hit by a pitch in his left wrist during Friday's game. He'll undergo further evaluation and the club believes it will still be a couple of days before they have clarity on a timetable for his recovery.
Mar 5 - 1:28 PM

Jimmy Paredes will undergo an MRI on his left wrist Friday.

X-rays came back negative, but the feeling is that Paredes is deal with a sprain. More should be known about a potential timetable for his return once the MRI results are in.
Mar 4 - 12:36 PM

X-rays on Jimmy Paredes' left wrist came back negative.

But, while he doesn't have any broken bones, he has a sprain and is wearing a plastic cast. It's unclear at this point how long Paredes will be sidelined, but a stint on the disabled list to begin the season would seem to be a distinct possibility.
Mar 4 - 8:42 AM

Jimmy Paredes has been diagnosed with a sprained left wrist.

And he'll undergo X-rays on Thursday evening to determine if there is anything more serious going on. Paredes fell hard on his wrist while going after a Logan Forsythe line drive Thursday in a Grapefruit League game. He's probably going to have to miss at least a week of spring training activities.
Mar 3 - 3:54 PM

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