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Alex Hassan | Outfielder

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (26) / 4/1/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Athletics claimed OF Alex Hassan off waivers from the Orioles.
It's the second time this offseason that they've claimed him. Hassan batted .287/.378/.426 with eight homers at Triple-A with the Red Sox last season and got a cup of coffee with the big club. He could compete for a bench job with Oakland. Feb 27 - 3:37 PM

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Orioles designated OF Alex Hassan for assignment.

The move clears a spot for the newly-signed Everth Cabrera on the 40-man roster. Hassan has already bounced from the Red Sox to the A's to the Orioles this offseason and he could soon be on the move again. The 26-year-old batted .287/.378/.426 in Triple-A last season.
Feb 25 - 9:09 AM

Alex Hassan underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia in November.

Hassan told MASN's Roch Kubatko on Monday that he felt 100 percent healthy within a couple weeks of the procedure. The 26-year-old outfielder was claimed off waivers from the A's earlier this offseason. He batted .287/.378/.426 last summer at Triple-A.
Jan 12 - 9:44 AM

Orioles claimed OF Alex Hassan off waivers from the Athletics.

Hassan managed just one hit in nine plate appearances this past season for the Red Sox. He was claimed by the A's earlier this week, but they had to put him on waivers to clear out a 40-man roster spot. The 26-year-old has shown good plate discipline in the minor leagues while mashing left-handed pitching.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 01:48:00 PM

A's claimed OF/1B Alex Hassan off waivers from Red Sox.

Hassan has the kind of plate discipline that the A's covet. Hassan batted .287/.378/.426 in 478 PA at Triple-A Pawtucket last season.
Mon, Nov 17, 2014 05:57:00 PM

Red Sox optioned OF/1B Alex Hassan to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Hassan was in the major leagues for less than 24 hours. He got sent back down Thursday to clear a roster spot for Allen Craig, who was activated from the disabled list in a corresponding 25-man roster move.
Thu, Aug 21, 2014 03:52:00 PM

Red Sox recalled OF/1B Alex Hassan from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Hassan has hit .282/.373/.431 with eight home runs and 50 RBI in 104 games this season at Triple-A. He'll act as bench depth while Mike Napoli nurses a back injury.
Wed, Aug 20, 2014 04:23:00 PM

Red Sox recalled OF/1B Alex Hassan from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Hassan gets the call even though he was hitting just .217/.318/.303 in his first 45 games this season. The 26-year-old will be making his major league debut when he gets into a game.
Fri, May 30, 2014 02:04:00 PM

Red Sox optioned OF Alex Hassan to Triple-A Pawtucket; reassigned 1B/OF Mark Hamilton and to minor league camp.

Hassan, who turns 25 in April, is in the process of ramping up his rehab following a stress fracture in his left foot. He was added to the 40-man roster over the winter after batting .256/.377/.365 with seven homers and a .743 OPS last season with the PawSox.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 08:52:00 AM

Alex Hassan (foot) has been cleared to resume baseball activities.

Hassan has been sidelined since the start of camp with a "stress reaction" in his left foot. The Red Sox are hoping he can return to game action sometime in mid-March. If he can make it through the spring healthy, Hassan should open 2013 at Triple-A Pawtucket.
Sat, Mar 2, 2013 09:00:00 AM

Red Sox prospect outfielder Alex Hassan has a stress fracture in his left foot and won't be ready for the start of camp.

Hassan, who turns 25 in April, was added to the 40-man roster over the winter after batting .256/.377/.365 with seven homers and a .743 OPS last season with Triple-A Pawtucket. He figures to head back to Triple-A to begin 2013.
Tue, Feb 5, 2013 01:37:00 PM

Red Sox purchased the contract of OF Alex Hassan from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Hassan batted .256/.377/.365 with seven homers in his first full season at Triple-A. He's now protected from the Rule 5 Draft.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 11:32:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Stephen Vogt
2Josh Phegley
3Bryan Anderson
1B1Ike Davis
2Mark Canha
2B1Ben Zobrist
2Eric Sogard
SS1Marcus Semien
2Tyler Ladendorf
3Andy Parrino
3B1Brett Lawrie
2Renato Nunez
3Alden Carrithers
LF1Sam Fuld
2Craig Gentry
3Jason Pridie
CF1Coco Crisp
2Billy Burns
RF1Josh Reddick
2Alex Hassan
DH1Billy Butler
2Nate Freiman
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Sonny Gray
2Scott Kazmir
3Jesse Hahn
4Drew Pomeranz
5Kendall Graveman
6Chris Bassitt
7Sean Nolin
8Jarrod Parker
9A.J. Griffin
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Sean Doolittle
2Tyler Clippard
3Ryan Cook
4Eric O'Flaherty
5Dan Otero
6Fernando Abad
7Jesse Chavez
8Evan Scribner
9R.J. Alvarez
10Brad Mills
11Kevin Whelan
12Eury de la Rosa
13Taylor Thompson
14Fernando Rodriguez