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Alex Hassan | Outfielder

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/1/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Rangers claimed OF Alex Hassan off waivers from the Athletics; optioned him to Triple-A Round Rock.
Hassan was designated for assignment by the A's on Wednesday to open up a roster spot for Cody Ross. Hassan has made only nine career plate appearances at the major league level, but he has pretty intriguing minor league numbers. The 27-year-old will act as organizational outfield depth for Texas in 2015. Apr 9 - 1:54 PM

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Athletics designated OF Alex Hassan for assignment.

The move opens a 40-man roster spot for veteran outfielder Cody Ross, who was released by the Diamondbacks on Saturday and officially signed by the A's on Wednesday. Hassan, 27, has logged just nine career plate appearances at the major league level. He will likely make it through waivers unclaimed.
Apr 8 - 5:07 PM

Athletics optioned OF Alex Hassan to Triple-A Nashville.

Hassan is healthy now after finally recovering from a hamstring injury, but he'll begin the season at Triple-A. A waiver claim last month, the 27-year-old made a nice impression with his eight hits in 18 at-bats this spring.
Mar 29 - 3:05 PM

Alex Hassan (hamstring) went 2-for-2 Saturday in his return to action.

Hassan had been on the shelf for over two weeks with a strained hamstring. He's not expected to make the Opening Day roster.
Mar 29 - 10:47 AM

Alex Hassan (hamstring) has been cleared for full baseball activities and is close to a return to game action.

He won't appear in a Cactus League contest on Saturday but should do so within the next couple of days. The 26-year-old still seems like a long shot to crack the Opening Day roster as a reserve outfielder.
Mar 21 - 12:54 PM

Alex Hassan (hamstring) will take batting practice on Friday.

Hassan has been sidelined by a hamstring strain for a little over a week but has been progressing in his baseball activities the last few days. He seems on track to play in games soon.
Mar 20 - 12:29 PM

Alex Hassan (hamstring) hit in the batting cage Wednesday morning.

Hassan, who was claimed off waivers from the Orioles late last month, suffered a hamstring strain last week. He's making progress, but he was unlikely to make the Opening Day roster even before the injury.
Mar 18 - 11:49 AM

Alex Hassan has been diagnosed with a hamstring strain.

The injury will put Hassan on the shelf for at least a week. The 26-year-old was already doubtful to win an Opening Day roster spot, and this pretty much ices it.
Mar 12 - 12:48 PM

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

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

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Robinson Chirinos
2Carlos Corporan
1B1Prince Fielder
2B1Rougned Odor
2Jurickson Profar
SS1Elvis Andrus
2Adam Rosales
3B1Adrian Beltre
LF1Ryan Rua
2Jake Smolinski
CF1Leonys Martin
2Delino DeShields Jr.
3Antoan Richardson
RF1Shin-Soo Choo
2Carlos Peguero
DH1Mitch Moreland
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Derek Holland
2Yovani Gallardo
3Colby Lewis
4Ross Detwiler
5Nick Martinez
6Matt Harrison
7Martin Perez
8Yu Darvish
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Neftali Feliz
2Shawn Tolleson
3Tanner Scheppers
4Kyuji Fujikawa
5Keone Kela
6Roman Mendez
7Lisalverto Bonilla
8Stolmy Pimentel
9Anthony Bass
10Logan Verrett