Jimmy Paredes traded to Orioles

The Kansas City Royals' Jimmy Paredes scores behind

The Kansas City Royals' Jimmy Paredes scores behind Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta on a double by the Royals' Pedro Ciriaco in the third inning of a game on Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. Photo Credit: AP / Alex Gallardo

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals have traded infielder/outfielder Jimmy Paredes to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for cash considerations.

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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 the Royals this season, with two hits in 10 at-bats along with two steals and three runs scored. The switch-hitter was batting .305 with five homers and 36 RBI at Triple-A Omaha.

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