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Alex Presley returns to rehab assignment

Alex Presley (right oblique) returned to action on Friday with the Tri-City ValleyCats after a two-day break. He’s to play one more game on Saturday, at which point another determination will be made. “Presley’s going to play the field tonight,” Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said. “So that’ll be the next challenge for him. Really, it’s a matter of how he feels...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Alex Presley, Matt Albers, Jesse Crain

Houston Astros outfielder Alex Presley will begin a rehab assignment with Low-A Tri-City on Tuesday, reports Brian McTaggart of MLB.com. McTaggart adds that the club is hoping injured relief pitchers Matt Albers and Jesse Crain will be able to return before the end of the season:#451405836 / gettyimages.comPresley strained his right oblique on July 7 while swinging at a pitch....
Via MLB Injury News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros’ Presley pleased with progress after injury

Astros outfielder Alex Presley took batting practice on the field Saturday for the first time since he landed on the disabled list on July 8 with a right oblique strain. “I felt pretty good,” he said. “It’s a different level when you get out on the field, so it took me a couple of rounds to get kind of loose. With the exception of being a little stiff, it went pretty well...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Presley progressing back from oblique injury, could take BP on Saturday

Outfielder Alex Presley is making steady progress in his quest to return from the disabled list. Presley has been on the DL with a right oblique strain since July 8. Barring an unforeseen setback, Presley will likely take batting practice on the field Saturday for the first time since going on the DL. He took batting practice in the cage Thursday and Friday.
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Alex Presley, Jason Castro, Dexter Fowler, Brady Aiken

Houston Astros center fielder Alex Presley appears to be DL-bound after suffering an oblique strain during last night's win over the Texas Rangers. The Houston Chronicle's Evan Drellich tweeted that an Astros source had told him Presley would be placed on the DL:Source says Presley going to DL. Writing was on the wall post game. Really too bad for him doing well as a starter—...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Presley hopes to steal Twins' centerfield job

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Alex Presley's locker at Hammond Stadium happens to be next to Byron Buxton, the Minnesota Twins' center fielder of the future. But until Buxton arrives in the major leagues, Presley could very well be the Twins' center fielder of the present. Minnesota acquired Presley last August in a deal with Pittsburgh that sent longtime Twins first baseman Justin...
Via Fox Sports North
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

McKenry disabled, Presley called up, White Sox being ridiculous, and more

Before putting up a preview of tonight's game, let's hit today's news and rumors quickly.  The Pirates have placed @theFortMcKenry on the 15-day DL with a left knee sprain. The team intends to recall Alex Presley from AAA. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) July 29, 2013 You probably could've guessed something like this was coming yesterday when the...
Via WHYGAVS?
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Battling for a Starting Job in 2013, Presley Has Offseason to do List

The 2012 season for Alex Presley wasn’t what he, nor the Pirates expected from him. After an impressive rookie season in 2011, where he finished with a .298 average over 52 games in the Majors, Presley broke spring training with the starting job in left field. But the 27-year-old struggled in his sophomore year, and was demoted, not once, but twice to Triple-A Indianapolis to...
Via Pirates Prospects
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Alex Presley recalled, will join club in Cincinnati

Team source w/ Pirates confirms Alex Presley expected to join club in Cincy for tomorrow. Unsure of corresponding move, but Presley on way. — Colin Dunlap (@colin_dunlap) June 5, 2012   Alex Presley definitely deserves this. He’s been crushing the ball in Indianapolis. Going into tonight’s game, he was hitting .290/.392/.661 with five HR in 62 at bats. You would have to think...
Via North Side Notch
June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Alex Presley to Break OF Pattern?

Happy offseason.  Every now and then, I find something written about the Pirates by one of my friends that’s so good that a shout-out here is in order.  I have a buddy from California named Brett who, despite having the former World Champion San Francisco Giants in his backyard, is loyal to the black-and-gold to the point that he once made a cross-country pilgrimage to PNC Park...
Via isportsweb.com
November 06, 2011  |  Discuss
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