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Matt Hague | Designated Hitter

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (30) / 8/20/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Blue Jays optioned 1B Matt Hague to Triple-A Buffalo.
Hague was only up for a few days and struck out in his lone plate appearance. He'll be back up in September. Aug 23 - 8:40 AM

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Blue Jays recalled 1B Matt Hague from Triple-A Buffalo.

Hague has hit .348/.427/.482 with 10 home runs and 83 RBI in 121 games this season at the Triple-A level. The 29-year-old will give the Jays another good bench bat.
Aug 17 - 2:26 PM

Blue Jays optioned 1B Matt Hague to Triple-A Buffalo.

He's part of the latest round of cuts in Blue Jays camp. Hague appeared in three games with the Pirates last season and batted .282/.371/.465 with 15 homers and 76 RBI across 106 games with the Triple-A affiliates for Pittsburgh and Toronto. The 29-year-old will continue to provide depth in the minors.
Mar 17 - 8:36 AM

Blue Jays purchased the contract of 1B Matt Hague from Triple-A Buffalo.

He'll be in uniform for the final game of the regular season. Hague has spent nearly all of 2014 at the Triple-A level, batting .282/.371/.465 with 15 homers and 76 RBI across 106 games.
Sun, Sep 28, 2014 01:25:00 PM

Blue Jays sent 1B Matt Hague outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

The 29-year-old passed through waivers unclaimed and will continue to function as organizational depth for the Blue Jays. Between two stops at Triple-A this season, he's hitting .282/.371/.465 with 15 homers and 76 RBI in 106 games.
Sat, Sep 13, 2014 08:25:00 AM

Blue Jays designated 1B Matt Hague for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster. Hague was just claimed off waivers from the Pirates last month, but he could soon be on the move again.
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 11:41:00 AM

Blue Jays claimed 1B Matt Hague off waivers from the Pirates; assigned him to Triple-A Buffalo.

Hague was designated for assignment by the Bucs last week to open up a 40-man roster spot for new reliever John Axford. Hague is 28 years old with a .293/.367/.425 career batting line in 788 minor league games.
Mon, Aug 18, 2014 02:24:00 PM

Pirates designated 1B Matt Hague for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for the addition of John Axford. Hague, 28, has spent nearly all season at Triple-A Indianapolis, batting .267/.365/.448 with 14 homers and 66 RBI.
Thu, Aug 14, 2014 06:17:00 PM

Pirates optioned 1B Matt Hague to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Hague was hitless in two at-bats during his brief time with the big club. He's clearing room for the return of Francisco Liriano (oblique).
Sun, Jul 13, 2014 10:53:00 AM

Pirates purchased the contract of 1B Matt Hague from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Hague will give the Pirates a bench bat while Starling Marte deals with a family matter. Hague, 28, has hit .267/.363/.456 this season at the Triple-A level.
Wed, Jul 9, 2014 05:18:00 PM

Pirates designated 1B Matt Hague for assignment.

The move clears him from the 40-man roster. Hague, 27, batted .229 (16-for-70) in 30 games with the Pirates this past season.
Wed, Nov 28, 2012 11:48:00 AM

Pirates recalled 1B Matt Hague from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Hague batted .229/.270/.257 in 30 games for the Bucs this season. He'll hope to earn a bench spot next spring.
Fri, Oct 5, 2012 09:14:00 AM

Pirates optioned 1B Matt Hague to Triple-A Indianapolis.

He was sent down to make room for Alex Presley's return from the disabled list. Hague is hitting .229 (16-for-70) with two doubles and seven RBI in 30 games at the major league level this season. He should be back later this summer.
Mon, Jul 16, 2012 05:21:00 PM

Pirates recalled 1B Matt Hague from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Hague saw semi-regular starts with the Pirates earlier this year and will look to reestablish himself behind Casey McGehee. He's returning to a .235/.278/.265 batting line in 28 games this season.
Sat, Jul 7, 2012 02:33:00 PM

Pirates optioned 1B Matt Hague to Triple-A Indianapolis.

The move was made prior to Tuesday's game. Hague spent about a month with the big club and batted .235 (16-for-68) with two doubles and a .542 OPS.
Wed, Jun 27, 2012 04:12:00 PM

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