Jimmy Paredes

Orioles lose Jimmy Paredes to Blue Jays on waiver claim

Orioles lose Jimmy Paredes to Blue Jays on waiver claim

The Orioles have lost outfielder/designated hitter Jimmy Paredes to a waiver claim from the Toronto Blue Jays, the team announced Monday.

The Orioles couldn’t find a 25-man roster spot for Paredes, whose minor league rehab assignment expired after Sunday’s game at Triple-A Norfolk, so they attempted to slide him through waivers. But Paredes was claimed before he could clear waivers, which has now happened three times in his 10-year professional career.

Paredes opened the season on the disabled list after suffering a left wrist sprain while attempting to make a diving catch in right field during an early-March spring training game.  

“[The] O’s tried, but we couldn’t...

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