Posted on 24 July 2014 by WNST Staff
Orioles acquire INF/OF Jimmy Paredes from Kansas City
The Orioles today announced that they have acquired INF/OF JIMMY PAREDES from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for cash considerations. Paredes has been optioned to Triple-A Norfolk.
Paredes, 25, batted .305/.332/.457 (82-269) with five home runs and 36 RBI in 65 games for Triple-A Omaha this season. The switch-hitter was 17-for-18 in stolen bases for the Storm Chasers and has recorded 183 stolen bases in eight minor league seasons.
In 127 major league games with Houston (2011-13) and Kansas City (2014), Paredes has batted .233/.272/.308 (88-377) with three home runs, 31 RBI and 13 stolen bases.
Posted on 15 February 2014 by WNST Staff
The Orioles today announced that they have claimed INF/OF JIMMY PAREDES off of waivers from Miami.
Paredes, 25, spent 2013 in the Houston organization, batting .287/.345/.462 with 16 stolen bases in 86 games for Triple-A Oklahoma City and .192/.231/.248 in 135 plate appearances for the Astros.
In seven minor league seasons, Paredes is a career .289/.324/.428 hitter with 166 stolen bases in 219 attempts. He was originally signed by the Yankees as an amateur free agent, July 2, 2006, and was claimed on waivers by Miami from Houston on November 4, 2013.
With this move, the Orioles 40-man roster is now full.