Edgar Paredes

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Edgar Paredes Jarrin

  • Bats Right, Throws Right

Biographical Information[edit]

Edgar Paredes has pitched regularly for the Peruvian national team.

He was with Peru as a teenager for the 2015 South American Championship; they won their second Bronze Medal ever in a South American Championship. [1] In the 2016 South American Championship, he was rocked in two games in the first round with a 18.00 ERA; only Katsuhiro Nishizawa had a higher ERA for Peru. He rebounded in the semifinals with 1 1/3 shutout innings against Brazil and in the Bronze Medal Game (relieving Alonso Tenya with a 10-0 deficit after three against Colombia, he blanked Colombia with three hitless innings, walking two). [2]

Paredes was a two-way player in the 2017 Bolivarian Games. He went 1 for 9 at the plate, with one of their two hits off Juan Corpas of Colombia. This was not unusual as the team only batted .074 on the event. He allowed four earned in four innings, his 9.00 ERA being better than the team mark of 13.02; his four appearances tied Nishizawa for the team lead. [3] He turned in a fine start in the 2019 Pan American Games, Peru's first Pan American Games appearance in baseball. Starting against Gold Medal winner Puerto Rico, he went five innings and allowed seven hits, one walk and four runs (three earned) while striking out Kevin Luciano and Jay Gonzalez before Andrés Hamamoto relieved. Despite getting the toughest opponent, #99 led Peru's qualifiers in ERA (5.40), nearly half the team mark of 10.61. Only Ken Ishihara worked more innings than Paredes for Peru. [4]

  1. List of Peruvian athletes abroad in 2015
  2. 2016 South American Championship Final Report
  3. 2017 Bolivarian Games Final Report
  4. 2019 Pan American Games