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2018 Dodgers Review: Edward Paredes

Left-hander had 13 scoreless appearances for the 2018 Dodgers

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Left-handed pitcher Edward Paredes joined the Dodger organization in December 2016. On July 24, 2017, Paredes made his major league debut and also received his first win after completing a 1-2-3 inning against the Minnesota Twins.

After finishing the 2017 season on the Dodger 40-man roster, he began the 2018 season with the Oklahoma City Dodgers.

He made three recall and optioned trips between Los Angeles and Oklahoma City until Paredes was designated for assignment on July 11, 2018. Paredes was outrighted to Oklahoma City on July 16, 2018 and he would finish the season there.

What went right

Paredes did not allow a run in 13 of his 15 appearances at Los Angeles. Seven times Paredes faced one batter and he retired that sole hitter five times.

What went wrong

On June 26th, the Dodgers took a one-run lead to the sixth inning against the Cubs and then Yimi Garcia and Paredes combined to give up six runs. Paredes allowed two inherited runners to score, one of those was on a Javier Baez grand slam home run.

Paredes would be responsible for three runs, his worst outing of the season.

2018 particulars

Age: 32 (Parades turned 32 on September 30th)

Stats: 2-0 and a 5.87 ERA. 7⅔ innings pitched, 5 earned runs, 7 hits, 2 walks and 8 strikeouts.

Game of the year

On June 13th against Texas, Paredes entered in the sixth inning and retired the side in order, two of them by strikeout.

Roster status

Parades became a free agent on October 15, 2018. He currently has 111 days of service time and has no more options left.