Parra's offensive production has dipped this year and advanced defensive metrics suggest that his defense has not been at the Gold Glove level it has been at, but he has picked up the pace recently at the plate.
"I feel good now," he said. "I feel good in the second half. I want to try to finish strong."
Parra is making $4.85 million this year and will get an increase this offseason in his final year of arbitration.
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