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Paredes' rare steal of home on double steal gives Orioles much-needed momentum
Paredes' rare steal of home on double steal gives Orioles much-needed momentum

Jimmy Paredes had never stolen home before, so when he received the sign to break for the plate on a delayed double-steal attempt in the fourth inning of the Orioles’ 5-4 win over Houston on Wednesday, he was a little surprised. Paredes said he got a late break for home when Adam Jones, the runner at first, sped for second, but otherwise the play was executed well, with Paredes’ left hand sweeping across the plate before Houston catcher Jason Castro’s tag. “We talk about it all the time,” Paredes said. “We have a sign for that. We talk about the double steal, the delayed steal. I just had to make sure the guy went to [second] and then I took...

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