ALEX PRESLEY NEWS

Marisnick's homer leads Astros over Seattle 8-3

HOUSTON (AP) Seattle's playoff hopes took another hit, as Jake Marisnick had a three-run homer for the second straight game and Alex Presley drove in two runs to lead the Houston Astros to an 8-3 win over the Mariners on Sunday. Houston took two of three from the Mariners, who entered the day 1/2 game back for the second AL wild card. Rookie Collin McHugh (11-9) allowed four...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros report: Presley, Springer nearing return to action

Outfielder Alex Presley, who has slowly worked his way back since his rehab assignment was cut short two weeks ago, will take batting practice on the field Friday for the first time since mid August. George Springer, who also had a setback on his rehab assignment earlier this month, is making progress in his recovery from the left quad strain that landed him on the DL on July 20...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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
August 16, 2014  |  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
August 12, 2014  |  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
August 10, 2014  |  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
August 09, 2014  |  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

Thanks, Twins, appreciate the timing

Yesterday, I wrote a piece about the Twins and how they were doing the right things for an organization that struggles to attract free agent talent. Not an hour after I published a fairly positive piece on the team, they went ahead and set the opening day roster. I mean, most of it was assumed. But there was one player that was not, and he stands out as a glaring exception. I can’t...
Via The Rhino and Compass
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros claim OF Presley off waivers from Twins

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Astros have claimed outfielder Alex Presley off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.
Via FOXSports.com
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros claim recent Twins OF Presley off waivers

Outfielder Alex Presley is headed south to Houston after the former Twin got picked up off waivers on Thursday.
Via FOXSports.com
March 27, 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

Newest Twins stand out in 4-2 win over Rangers

Alex Presley was describing his first day with the Twins after Sunday’s 4-2 victory over the Rangers was enjoying how much his three hits helped eliminate some of that Hello-My-Name-Is awkwardness with his teammates when it was pointed out he had been given the don’t-steal sign before the fifth-inning pitch on which he was yes thrown out stealing. “Oh — that was a no-go...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Newcomers, Correia lead Twins to 4-2 win at Texas

Alex Presley and Josmil Pinto quickly fit in with Minnesota. Both players enjoyed a memorable debut for the Twins during their series-clinching 4-2 victory over the AL West-leading Texas Rangers on Sunday. ''I couldn't envision a better start for myself, to get a win and be able to contribute,'' said Presley, who had three hits and an RBI a day after being traded...
Via Fox Sports
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Presley, Josmil Pinto shine in debut with Twins

The two newest Minnesota Twins make the biggest impact Sunday in their team's 3-1 win over the Texas Rangers. Center fielder Alex Presley and catcher Josmil Pinto both made their Twins debuts -- and for Pinto, his major league debut -- on Sunday, and they combined for five hits and a pair of RBI in Minnesota's victory. It was Pinto, the 24-year-old from Venezuela, who opened...
Via Fox Sports North
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Presley, Josmil Pinto shine in debut with Twins

The two newest Minnesota Twins make the biggest impact Sunday in their team's 3-1 win over the Texas Rangers. Center fielder Alex Presley and catcher Josmil Pinto both made their Twins debuts -- and for Pinto, his major league debut -- on Sunday, and they combined for five hits and a pair of RBI in Minnesota's victory. It was Pinto, the 24-year-old from Venezuela, who opened...
Via Fox Sports North
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

First Pitch: Morneau For Two Players Who Barely Made It Out Of A-Ball

The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired Justin Morneau today for Alex Presley and a PTBNL, who is reportedly Duke Welker. For our analysis on the first part of the deal, check out the trade article. I was thinking about the two players involved in the deal, and thinking about how they got to where they were. First, this is another deal where the Pirates are getting short-term help, but not...
Via Pirates Prospects
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates acquire Justin Morneau from Twins in exchange for Alex Presley

Ken Rosenthal, just now: Source: #Pirates acquire Morneau from #Twins for OF Alex Presley. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 31, 2013 Rumors that the Pirates were interested in Morneau have been floating around for a while, and today is absolutely the last day to add players from outside the team that can be eligible for the playoffs, so obviously if it was...
Via WHYGAVS?
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins deal former AL MVP Justin Morneau to Pirates

Long rumored to be a trade candidate, Twins first baseman Justin Monreau has finally been dealt. Minnesota traded Morneau to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday in exchange for outfielder Alex Presley and a player to be named later or cash. Morneau, 32, has spent his entire major league career with Minnesota after the Twins drafted him in the third round in 1999. He won the American...
Via Fox Sports North
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Acquire Justin Morneau For Alex Presley

The Pirates have acquired Justin Morneau. The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired Justin Morneau for Alex Presley, per Ken Rosenthal. Source: #Pirates acquire Morneau from #Twins for OF Alex Presley. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 31, 2013 We heard earlier that the Pirates were still trying for Morneau, and that they were willing to take on money. No word on what the cost...
Via Pirates Prospects
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates promote Andrew Lambo

The #Pirates officially select the contract of Andrew Lambo and option OF Alex Presley to @indyindians — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) August 13, 2013   After a breakout season in both Double-A Altoona and Triple-A Indianapolis, the Pirates have officially called up OF Andrew Lambo. Alex Presley will be optioned to make room for him. Lambo, who just turned 25 on Sunday, has hit...
Via North Side Notch
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Officially Call up Andrew Lambo, Option Alex Presley

Andrew Lambo has been officially called up. (Photo Credit: David Hague) The Pittsburgh Pirates have officially called up Andrew Lambo, and have optioned Alex Presley to Triple-A. The Pirates had to add Lambo to the 40-man roster, although no corresponding move was needed since there was an open spot. Moving Presley down made sense, as the Pirates can’t carry two bench outfielders...
Via Pirates Prospects
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Complete Third Straight Comeback Win to Sweep Marlins 5-4

Alex Presley slides into third base on Neil Walker’s 5th-inning single. Presley went on to score the tying run. (Photo Credit: David Hague) Tuesday, they trailed 3-0. Wednesday, they trailed 2-0. Thursday, they trailed 4-0. No problem, no problem and no problem for baseball’s best team, the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Miami Marlins grabbed the series’ largest lead in the finale...
Via Pirates Prospects
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Presley hopes to contribute down the stretch

OF Alex Presley, who has been on the shuttle between Triple-A Indianapolis and Pittsburgh, was recalled by the Pirates on July 29 and has seen action in both left field and right field. Presley has gone 5-for-17 with two RBI in six games since being recalled from Indianapolis. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko caught up with Presley during the recent St. Louis series.
Via pirates.scout.com
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates grab top record in majors after doubleheader sweep of St. Louis

A rookie pitcher a fiery veteran a couple outfield bloopers and Alex Presley's wild walk-off single in the 11th inning of the opener lifted the Pirates to a doubleheader sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday that also gave them the best record in baseball. The Pirates beat the Cardinals in the first game 2-1 and 6-0 in the second turning a half-game deficit in the National...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates outlast Cardinals in 11

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle firmly believes the city can become a baseball town once again. At the rate his team is going, it might be by the end of the week. Alex Presley hit a game-ending single with two outs in the 11th inning, lifting the Pirates to a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a doubleheader on Tuesday. Presley hit a sharp bouncer that...
Via Fox Sports
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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