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Orioles clinch first AL East title since 1997

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards. With their ninth win in 10 games, the Orioles clinched their second playoff appearance in three years following a run of 14 consecutive losing seasons. It’s...
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals deal Paredes to Orioles

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals have traded infielder/outfielder Jimmy Paredes to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for cash considerations. The 25-year-old Paredes was designated for assignment on July 16, when the Royals acquired right-handed pitcher Jason Frasor. Paredes joined Kansas City on Feb. 17, claimed off waivers from the Orioles. He played in nine games for...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals claim Paredes off waivers

The Kansas City Royals claimed switch-hitting outfielder Jimmy Paredes off waivers Monday from the Baltimore Orioles. Paredes, 25, has played in 118 games in the majors for the Houston Astros since 2011. He hit .192 with four doubles, a home run and 10 RBIs in 125 at-bats last season with the Astros. Paredes, who was originally signed by the New York Yankees in 2007, is with his...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins claim Jimmy Paredes off waivers from Astros

The Miami Marlins claimed Jimmy Paredes from the Astros on Monday. The 24-year-old played in 118 games with Houston from 2011-13, hitting .234 with three home runs and 31 RBI. In 2013 the 6-3, 200-pounder played in a career-high 48 games but batted .192 with four doubles, one home run and 10 RBI. He has experience at both corner outfield positions as well as third base and second...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros fielders collide on popup, giving Pirates walk-off win (Video)

The Houston Astros lost another game in an embarrassing fashion that only the Astros could pull off. On Friday night, the Astros were tied at 4-4 with the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. In the bottom of the ninth with two outs, the Pirates loaded the bases, but Astros pitcher Edgar Gonzalez got Pirates batter Russell Martin to pop up to short center field to send the game into...
Via Holdout Sports
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros lose to Pirates on comedic walk-off error (GIF)

No sooner than Greg Brown, the Pirates television announcer, finished these words, "Looks like we're going to extra innings," did the Astros bumble their way to another loss. As this GIF shows rightfielder Jimmy Paredes and second baseman Jake Elmore collide in the outfield, which allows the ball to drop and the winning run to score. Elmore said the crowd was too...
Via The Other Paper
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Astros cut 3B Paredes, 5 others

Third baseman Jimmy Paredes was among Houston's six roster cuts on Friday. The 23-year-old Paredes hit .286 in 46 games with the Astros last season. He came into camp with a chance to be the starting third baseman on opening day. He hit .190 in 10 exhibition games. He was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City along with outfielder Fernando Martinez and pitcher Aneury Rodriguez...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

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