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Kent Matthes | Outfielder

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/8/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Athletics released OF Kent Matthes.
The 28-year-old was struggling at Triple-A Nashville, slashing .233/.294/.358 with two homers, 28 RBI and a 44/17 K/BB ratio in 215 at-bats. He'll look for a minor league deal elsewhere. Sat, Jun 27, 2015 09:15:00 AM

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Athletics sent OF Kent Matthes outright to Triple-A Sacramento.

Matthes was designated for assignment by the Athletics over the weekend and passed through waivers unclaimed. The 27-year-old outfielder has struggled this season between the Double-A and Triple-A levels. He is no longer a member of Oakland's 40-man roster.
Mon, Jun 9, 2014 08:56:00 AM

Athletics designated OF Kent Matthes for assignment.

The move clears room on the 40-man roster for the addition of Justin Marks. Matthes has hit just .217/.275/.370 with five homers between Double- and Triple-A this season.
Fri, Jun 6, 2014 04:12:00 PM

Athletics claimed OF Kent Matthes off waivers from the Rockies; optioned him to Triple-A Sacramento.

Matthes was just optioned to Triple-A by the Rockies last week. The 27-year-old owns a .275/.332/.505 batting line over parts of five seasons in the minors and will serve as organizational depth with his new club.
Thu, Mar 20, 2014 04:31:00 PM

Rockies optioned OF Kent Matthes to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Matthes made the most of his brief action this spring, picking up four hits -- including a homer -- in 11 at-bats, but he never had a real shot to crack the Opening Day roster. The 27-year-old has a shot to make his big league debut sometime this season, though.
Thu, Mar 13, 2014 11:09:00 PM

Rockies purchased the contract of OF Kent Matthes from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

The Rockies wanted to protect Matthes from the Rule 5 Draft in December after he hit .281/.334/.503 between Double-A and Triple-A this season. The 26-year-old will likely have a chance to earn a spot with the team in spring training.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 07:16:00 PM

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