ALEX PRESLEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
21 days ago  |  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

Pirates Recall Presley, Option Harrison, Reinstate and Option D’Arnaud

Alex Presley has been recalled from Indianapolis. (Photo Credit: David Hague) The Pittsburgh Pirates made three roster moves this afternoon: **They recalled Alex Presley from Triple-A Indianapolis. **To make room for Presley, they’ve optioned Josh Harrison to Indianapolis. **Chase d’Arnaud has been recalled from his rehab assignment, reinstated from the DL, and optioned to Indianapolis...
Via Pirates Prospects
May 31, 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 sent to 7-Day DL; Jordy Mercer recalled

Alex Presley has been placed on the 7-day disabled list with a concussion (retro to July 4)…Jordy Mercer has been recalled from Indy. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) July 5, 2012   News came out yesterday that Jordy Mercer was in Pittsburgh, but they wanted to give Alex Presley a little more time before officially making a move. But it looks like Mercer will be placed on the...
Via North Side Notch
July 05, 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

Pirates demote struggling Presley

The Pittsburgh Pirates' offense is so abysmal Alex Presley, their fifth-best hitter, was demoted to the minor leagues and richly deserved it. Imagine what that says about the rest of the lineup. Presley, the opening day left fielder and leadoff man, was optioned to Class AAA Indianapolis after batting .220 with two home runs and seven RBIs. He batted .298 last season and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Alex Presley does face plant while chasing Danny Valencia's home run (Video)

Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Alex Presley was chasing a fly ball during a spring training game against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday when he tripped and did a face plant in the outfield. Alex Presley face-plants while trying to chase down Danny Valencia's home run. It happened in the top of the sixth inning when Twins infielder Danny Valencia hit a deep fly ball which...
Via Holdout Sports
March 12, 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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