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OF Jimmy Parades was designated for assignment by the Marlins on Feb. 7 to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for newly signed INF Jeff Baker. Paredes, 25, was claimed off waivers by the Marlins from the Astros on Nov. 4. He hit .192/.231/.248 with one homer, 10 RBIs and four stolen bases in 48 games for Houston last year.
INF Jeff Baker finalized a two-year, $3.7 million deal with the Marlins on Feb. 7. Baker, 33, hit .279 with 11 homers in 175 plate appearances for the Rangers last year. Baker has played for six teams over the past five seasons.