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Chris Parmelee Returns to Minnesota Following Rocky Career with Twins

Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Parmelee is returning to where it all began tonight and the series is something that seems to be big on his mind, judging by his tweet from last night. Minneapolis… — Chris Parmelee (@CParms27) July 6, 2015 The Minnesota Twins wound up letting Parmelee walk away this offseason after removing him from the 40-man roster. He came up short...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Attempting to Keep their Bats Hot against Philadelphia Phillies

Chris Parmelee #41 of the Baltimore Orioles catches a ball hit by Carlos Ruiz #51 of the Philadelphia Phillies (not pictured) in front of teammate Ryan Flaherty #3 for the first out of the fifth inning during the Orioles 19-3 win at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 16, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) The Baltimore Orioles teed off in record breaking...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles: Analyzing latest roster changes

It has been anticipated for a couple of days now that the Baltimore Orioles would bring up outfielder Chris Parmelee for an audition in the majors. However, it is the player optioned down that was not anticipated. Starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen was sent down to make room for the new outfielder and will not return until June 26th. Chen is coming off a masterful shutout performance...
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Sign Chris Parmelee to Minor League Deal

The Baltimore Orioles have signed 1B/OF Chris Parmelee to a minor league contract, according to NBC Sports. Parmelee hit .256 for the Minnesota Twins last season with seven home runs and a career high 28 RBI. In four seasons with Minnesota, the former first round pick hit .249 with 24 home runs and 85 runs batted in. The Twins designated Parmelee for assignment last month to clear...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Orioles sign Chris Parmelee and Dane De La Rosa

The Orioles have signed outfielder Chris Parmelee and pitcher Dane Le Rosa to minor league contracts. Parmelee, a former first round pick of the Twins, became a free agent this winter after hitting just .256/.307/.384 with seven homers and 28 RBI in 87 games in 2014. The 26-year-old has never met the expectations of his high draft selection and will struggle to find any at-bats...
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins designate Chris Parmelee for assignment

The Twins have designated outfielder Chris Parmelee for assignment. Parmelee, 26, was designated for assignment after the Twins announced the signing of Ervin Santana. Last year Parmelee hit .256/.307/.384 with seven homers and 28 RBI in 87 games with the Twins. A former first round pick in the 2006 draft, Parmelee has appeared in 273 games for the Twins dating back to the 2011...
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Walk this way: Parmelee hits confidence-building game-winning homer

MINNEAPOLIS -- Chris Parmelee has had a bit of a tumultuous career with the Twins. His tenure in Minnesota was exemplified by the way his 2014 season started. Fighting for a roster spot out in spring training, Parmelee instead cleared waivers and began the year in Triple-A Rochester. A hot month of April earned him a call-up to the Twins for another shot in the majors. Given what...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins call up Parmelee, activate Hicks from DL

Help is on the way for Minnesota's depleted lineup. The Twins announced Friday that they have activated outfielder Aaron Hicks from the seven-day concussion disabled list. Additionally, Minnesota selected the contract of outfielder Chris Parmelee and recalled him from Triple-A Rochester. The moves give the Twins two additional outfielders one day after infielder Eduardo Escobar started...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Parmelee's 3-run HR sends Twins past Red Sox 6-2

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Chris Parmelee's three-run homer off left-handed reliever Jose Mijares broke open a close game in the sixth inning on Saturday, and the Minnesota Twins went on to beat the Boston Red Sox 6-2. Parmelee hit just .172 against lefties last year. He opened the season as the Twins' everyday right fielder but gradually lost playing time until being sent back to...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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