Jimmy Paredes

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Now Is The Time To Trade Overachievers For Underachievers In Fantasy Baseball

Most teams have played around 81 games by now, so the baseball season is half over. It’s a good time to assess which players on your team are likely to decline—and thus give you a chance to trade them to a desperate owner that doesn’t know any better. Likewise, you can scour league rosters for those players who have underachieved and smile all the way to October when they have superb second halves.

07/04/2015

Justin Maxwell #44 of the Houston Astros strokes a sacrifice fly to center in the third inning scoring Jimmy Paredes #38 of the Houston Astros against the Chicago Cubs at Minute Maid Park on September 11, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Astros Beat Cubs In 1-0 Win

Jimmy Paredes singled and scored an unearned run in the third inning and the Houston Astros beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Tuesday night.

09/11/2012

Pinch hitter Brian Bogusevic #19 of the Houston Astros hits a wallk-off grand slam home run in the ninth inning off pitcher Carlos Marmol #49 of the Chicago Cubs at Minute Maid Park on August 16, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Bogusevic’s Grand Slam Leads Astros Over Cubs 6-5

Pinch hitter Brian Bogusevic hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to propel the Houston Astros to 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night and break a season-long seven game losing streak.

08/16/2011