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Jimmy Paredes

Jimmy Paredes RF

Lehigh Valley IronPigs

  • Status: Free Agent
  • Full Name: Jimmy Santiago Paredes
  • Age: 29 (November 25, 1988)
  • Birthplace: Haina, Dominican Republic
  • Bats/Throws: S/R Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 200
  • MLB Debut: 08/01/2011

Jimmy Paredes Career Stats


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Jimmy Paredes Awards and Honors

Jimmy Paredes  RF

Jimmy Paredes
  • Full Name: Jimmy Santiago Paredes
  • Born: November 25, 1988
  • Age: 29
  • Birthplace: Haina, Dominican Republic
  • Bats: S
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 200
  • MLB Debut: 08/01/2011

2015 Highlights
• Hit .275 with 10 home runs, 17 doubles and 42 RBI in 104 games with Baltimore
• Opened year on DL with strained lower back, making one rehab appearance with Bowie before joining O's on 4/18
• Set MLB career-highs in doubles (17), home runs (10), RBI (42), & runs scored (46) 
• Batted .316 (71-225) in the first half of the season before hitting .210 (29-138) in the second half
• Posted five straight multi-hit games, 6/21 - 6/28 
• Became first Oriole to ever log at least 20 RBI in his first 25 games of season (had never previously had a 20-RBI season) 
• Registered a Major League career-high with four RBI, 5/19 vs. Seattle (2-5, HR, R, 4 RBI)
• Posted an MLB career-high 12-game hitting streak (5/1-5/13) hitting .347 (17-49) with two home runs and eight RBI
• Six of his 10 home runs were go-ahead homers, and six of his round trippers came against AL East Opponents
• Had success against the AL East (BOS, NYY, TB, TOR) hitting .345 (51-148) with six HR and 24 RBI2014: Split season between Kansas City and Baltimore organizations...Combined to hit .286 with two home runs and eight RBI in 27 major league games and .289 with eight home runs and 59 RBI in 97 games at the Triple-A level...Hit .305 in 65 games with Omaha before being acquired by Baltimore, July 24... Joined Norfolk on July 25 and hit .258 with three home runs and 23 RBI in 32 games...Drove in 11 runs over his first eight games with the Tides...Made his Orioles debut on August 29 vs. MIN and collected his first Oriole hit in his first at-bat...Hit first home run as an Oriole and collected 4th career game with two or more extra-base hits, August 30 vs. MIN (2-4, 2B, HR, R, 2 RBI)...Posted a career-high six-game hitting streak, September 7-17 (.471, 8-17, BB, 2 2B, HR, 5 R, 4 RBI, 2 SB)...Hit a pinch-hit, walk-off, two-run double in the bottom of the 11th, September 12 vs. NYY... Made one postseason appearance, drawing a walk in his only plate appearance during the American League Championship Series vs. Kansas City. 
2013: Had four separate stints with Houston, appearing in a career-high 48 Major League games...Tied a career high with three hits and set a career-best with three RBI vs. Kansas City, May 21...Over his first 33 games with Triple-A Oklahoma City, batted .379 (47-124) with 15 multi-hit games...Tallied an 11-game hitting streak from April 23-May 5...Batted .353 (24-for-68) when leading off an inning. 
2012: Made 18 starts with the Astros: RF (13), 2B (4), LF (1)...Entered the season as a second baseman before moving to the outfield in late July...Started his last 18 games with Oklahoma City in CF...Was called up by Houston on Aug. 28, where he played in 24 of the club's remaining 34 games...Was named MVP of the Oklahoma City RedHawks after hitting .318 with 13 home runs in 124 games with the club…Ranked tied for first in the PCL in steals with 37, second in hits (167) and total bases (242) and third in runs scored (92) at the time of his call up to Houston...Was named OKC Offensive Player of the Month for both July and August, along with being named a 2012 PCL Midseason All-Star.
2011: Rookie started 44 games for the Astros, all at third base...Had four three-hit games in 2011, with all coming on the road...Made his Major League debut on Aug. 1 vs. CIN and drove in two runs with a triple in his first career ML plate appearance to become the first player in Houston franchise history to triple in his first ML plate appearance...Former Astros' LHP Ron Cook tripled in his first ML at-bat on May 7, 1970 vs. PIT, but had walked in his first plate appearance (source: Elias)...Hit his first career ML home run on Aug. 9 at ARI (off Micah Owings)...Brian Bogusevic also hit his first career home run on Aug. 9 to make them the first pair of Astros players in franchise history to hit their first career homers in the same game...They were the fifth set of players to do so in MLB since 2005, most recently DET's Brennan Boesch and Scott Sizemore vs. LAA on April 30, 2010 (souce: Elias)...Was recalled from Double A Corpus Christi on Aug. 1... Hit .270 with 10 homers, 41 RBI and 29 steals in 93 games for Corpus Christi to be named 2011 Team MVP...Was a 2011 Texas League All-Star...Hit .306 with four doubles, three triples, 18 RBI and five stolen bases in 39 games for the Gigantes del Cibao of the Dominican Winter League.
PERSONAL: Jimmy Santiago (Terrero) Paredes was acquired by Baltimore from Kansas City, in exchange for cash considerations, on 7/24/14...Originally signed as a non-drafted free agent by the New York Yankees, 7/2/06...Traded from New York, along with RHP Mark Melancon, to Houston for Lance Berkman, 7/31/10...Claimed off waivers by three clubs during the 2013-14 offseason (Marlins, Orioles, Royals).