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Athletics release OF Alex Hassan

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Athletics have released outfielder Alex Hassan. The team announced the move Tuesday. Hassan had been designated for assignment last Friday. Hassan was claimed off waivers from Texas on May 2. The Rangers had claimed him off waivers from Oakland on April 9. Hassan went 1 for 14 in four games with Oakland's Triple-A team in Nashville. He hit .267 with...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: Athletics designate Alex Hassan for assignment

The Oakland Athletics have designated outfielder Alex Hassan for assignment, according to a league source. The move is to clear a roster spot for right-handed pitcher Angel Castro, who will join the teams bullpen, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Hassan has now been designated for assignment four times now since February. Hassan, 27, played in four games...
Via Baseball Essential
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Red Sox Alex Hassan Claimed Off Waivers By Orioles From A’s

There probably won’t be any heartfelt messages following this break-up. The relationship was too short-lived. Alex Hassan, who was claimed off waivers from the Boston Red Sox by the Oakland Athletics earlier this week, already is moving on to a new organization. Hassan was claimed off waivers from the A’s by the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday. Hassan tweeted a heartfelt message...
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Hassan Tweets Heartfelt Message To Red Sox After Joining A’s

This embed is invalid" /> Alex Hassan’s dream came true this season. For that, he’ll forever be grateful. Hassan, a native of Milton Mass., made his major league debut with the Boston Red Sox in 2014 after spending parts of six seasons in the minors. The 26-year-old outfielder/first baseman was claimed off waivers by the Oakland Athletics this...
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Claim Outfielder Alex Hassan Off Waivers From Red Sox

Alex Hassan is no longer a member of his hometown team. The Boston Red Sox announced Monday that the Oakland Athletics claimed the outfielder/first baseman and Milton, Mass., native off waivers. He made his debut on June 1 of the 2014 season and played in just three games, batting .125 (1-for-8) with a run and five strikeouts. Hassan was selected by the Red Sox as a pitcher out...
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Hassan and Cecchini Get Their First MLB Hits in Sweep of Rays!

The Red Sox had the final game of the series with the Rays this afternoon with their ace Jon Lester on the mound vs. former Sox Erik Bedard.  The Sox were looking to not only sweep the Rays, but also win their 7th straight game.  Lester was absolutely dominant and the Sox cruised to another victory.  We also saw the debut of a Alex Hassan and Garin Cecchini, who both got their...
Via Fenway West
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Muddy Chicken Back In Line-Up; Hassan Starts

Good news, Nation. As expected, Dustin Pedroia will be back in the lineup today for the Red Sox. Both initial x-rays (or fluoroscopes as John Farrell quaintly calls them) and subsequent MRIs were negative. In addition, Milton's Alex Hassan will make his major league debut today in right field. The Red Sox send Jon Lester to the mound in the final game of the Rays series. He will...
Via FenwayNation
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Hassan: Getting Called Up To Boston Red Sox ‘Literally My Dream’

BOSTON — Alex Hassan, a native of Milton, Mass., attended five or six Red Sox games per season with his father while growing up. Now, the Boston College High School graduate is suiting up for the team he so passionately followed. Hassan was called up by the Red Sox from Triple-A Pawtucket before Friday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. The 26-year-old was nearly...
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Hassan Gets His Call-Up To "The Show"

Alex HassanIf you grew up in Milton, Massachusetts and attended BC High, chances are you dreamed of playing at Fenway Park for the Red Sox. That dream may—as early as tonight—become a reality for Milton's Alex Hassan. The Red Sox called up Hassan from AAA Pawtucket to replace Ryan Lavarnway (who has gone on the DL). Hassan has been on the 40-man roster, but has never actually...
Via FenwayNation
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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