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8 Alex Presley LF
Height/Weight: 5-10/190 | Birthdate: 7/25/1985 | Birthplace: Monroe, LA | Bats/Throws: L/L | Team: Houston | College: None | MLB Experience: 5 | Owned/Started%: 1/0 | Average Draft Position: 589.00
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Alex Presley activated from the disabled list Tuesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/3/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley has been activated from the disabled list Tuesday.

Presley has been sidelined since July 7 due to an oblique injury. Presley is hitting .252/.291/.359 over 206 at-bats. 


Alex Presley to begin rehab assignment Monday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/31/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley (oblique) will begin a minor-league rehab assignment Monday, according to MLB.com. It has not been announced yet where Presley will begin his rehab assignment.

Alex Presley hoping to take batting practice Friday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/28/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley is hoping to take batting practice Friday, according to MLB.com.

Presley has been sidelined due to an oblique injury. He's considered day-to-day. He's nearing a point where he's ready to return, though manager Bo Porter did not provide any specific timetable for the injury.


Alex Presley day-to-day with oblique issue


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/25/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley is day-to-day with an oblique injury, according to MLB.com. 

Presley rejoined the major-league club recently after suffering a setback on his rehab. Presley could return to action soon. He's hitting .252/.291/.359 over 206 at-bats.


Alex Presley returns to team for rehab


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/19/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley joined the team in New York Tuesday, as he continues to recover from an oblique injury.

Presley suffered a setback at his rookie-league rehab assignment this weekend, and MLB.com reports he is not set to be activated from the DL. 


After setback, Alex Presley out 7-10 days


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley will take 7-10 days off after suffering a setback in his recovery from an oblique injury, MLB.com reports Saturday.

Presley was removed from his rehab assignment Thursday after feeling discomfort, and will get a week or more off to rest before trying it again. He has been out since July 7 as a result of the injury.  


Alex Presley dealing with setback


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/14/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley was pulled from the starting lineup prior to his rehab game Thursday, according to MLB.com. 

Presley felt some discomfort before the game. He's been sidelined since July 7 due to an oblique injury. Presley will take a few days off before he's ready to return. 


Alex Presley goes hitless in rehab debut Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/12/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley went 0 for 3 to begin a rehab assignment with Class A Tri-City Tuesday. He has been sidelined since early July due to an oblique injury.

Alex Presely participates in batting practice Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/9/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley took batting practice Saturday for the first time since suffering an oblique injury a month ago, MLB.com reports.

Presley, who felt fine after the session, is expected to begin a rehab assignment soon. "I’m looking forward to getting out there," he said Saturday. "It’s been a while."

Presley has hit .252/.291/.359 with five home runs and 13 RBI in 206 at-bats.


Alex Presley hopes to take batting practice Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/5/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley hit some flipped balls Tuesday and hopes to progress to batting practice Wednesday, MLB.com reports.

"As these injuries go, it hasn't taken really long," Presley said. "As far as the timetable goes, I'm probably around a week or so ahead. I didn't know what to expect with this. It's definitely one of those things that's frustrating because you have to do nothing for a while and work on little stuff. I'm actually getting back to some of the fun stuff, and I'm looking forward to that."

Presley has been out since July 8 with a strained oblique.


Alex Presley hits off tee Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/30/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley hit off a tee Wednesday morning and is encouraged by his progress, MLB.com reports.

"I'm happy to be moving forward," he said. "You don't want to go in there and try to go full speed and then not come back if you try to do it too early."

Presley has been working at 60-70 percent speed while swinging the bat. He has been sidelined by a strained oblique since July 7.


Alex Presley making slow progress in his recovery


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/18/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley is progressing slowly in his recovery from a strained oblique, and remains without a timetable for return, MLB.com reports Friday.

"I haven't done much physical activity. Today, I did more than I've done, but it still wasn't much," Presley said. "I just try to move, nothing strenuous, just to see how it feels. It felt OK, so we're going to progress tomorrow. … [The pain] can be severe at times and other times I don't notice it."

Alex Presley placed on DL with oblique strain


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/8/2014) What was anticipated is now official: Astros outfielder Alex Presley has been placed on the disabled list after sustaining an oblique injury Monday.

Presley was on a decent run before going down. He had hit safely in nine of his last 11 games, during which time he had 13 hits in 38 at-bats.


Oblique issue likely to send Alex Presley to disabled list


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/8/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley is expected to be placed on th 15-day disabled list after suffering an oblique injury Monday, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Presley managed to record a home run and a stolen base Saturday but had to leave the game in the eighth inning after appearing to suffer the oblique on a foul ball. He has hit .252/.291/.359 in 206 at-bats.


Alex Presley suffers oblique injury in big performance Monday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/8/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley went 2 for 4 with a home run, two RBI and a stolen base Monday before being removed from his team's win over the Rangers with a strained right oblique.

Presley seemed to suffer the injury while fouling a ball off in the eighth inning. He was having a nice performance before the oblique strain put a damper on it. Presley has hit .252/.291/.359 with five home runs, 13 RBI and four stolen bases in 206 at-bats.


Alex Presley knocks fourth home run Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/28/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley went 2 for 4 with a home run and three RBI in his team's 4-3 loss to the Tigers Saturday.

Presley opened the scoring by driving in two runs in the first inning, and it was a lead that would hold up until the top of the ninth, when a three-run home run put the Tigers up 4-2. The Houston outfielder answered with his own solo home run in the bottom of the ninth, but the offense wasn't able to muster another run. Presley has hit .239/.284/.335 with four home runs and 11 RBI in 176 at-bats.


Alex Presley collects three hits in win vs. Royals


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/27/2014) Astros outfieler Alex Presley went 3 for 3 with one RBI in his team's 3-0 win over the Royals Tuesday.

Presley knocked three singles in the game, but the RBI came on an eighth-inning sacrifice fly. It was the second consecutive three-hit performance for the outfielder. Presley has hit .250/.273/.356 with three home runs and eight RBI in 132 at-bats.


Mini-streak has Alex Presley playing every day


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(4/23/2014) Left fielder Alex Presley has parlayed a hot bat - a rare commodity for the Astros these days - into more playing time.

Presley started all three games against in Seattle. He was 5 for 8 in the first two with two runs scored to raise his batting average of the season to .212. He was in a 1-for-19 slide heading into the series.

"I'm used to not getting everyday at-bats," he admitted to MLB.com. "It's not easy. It's one of the tougher things to do in baseball. You want to stay in as good a rhythm as ou can, and consecutive starts definitely helps."


Alex Presley returns to the lineup Monday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/21/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley returned to the starting lineup Monday night at Seattle, the team announced. Presley has been sidelined since Thursday due to an illness. He is hitting just .146 with two homers and four RBI in 41 at-bats.

Alex Presley dealing with illness


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(4/19/2014) Astros outfielder Alex Presley was out of the lineup Friday and Saturday due to an illness, and will likely need a few more days before he is healthy enough to return, according to MLB.com. 

Astros likely to use platoon in right field


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/30/2014) Astros manager Bo Porter said it's likely outfielders Alex Presley and L.J. Hoes will platoon in right field, according to The Houston Chronicle.

Alex Presley claimed by Astros


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(3/27/2014) Twins outfielder Alex Presley has been claimed by the Astros.

Presley was competing for the starting center field job with the club, but was beaten out by Aaron Hicks. Presley hit .276 in 185 at-bats between Pittsburgh and Minnesota last year. It's unclear what role he'll play with the Astros. The team designated Raul Valdes for assignment to make room for Presley.


Aaron Hicks 'probably' going to start in center field for Twins


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/23/2014) Twins manager Ron Gardenhire hinted Sunday outfielder Aaron Hicks will likely be the team's starting center fielder, per the Pioneer Press. Hicks is competing with Alex Presley for the starting job.

"Hicksie is probably going to be in center. He's running the ball down pretty good," Gardenhire said.


Twins assistant GM blasts center field combatants


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(3/19/2014) Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony lambasted both Aaron Hicks and Alex Presley as ineffective as they fight for the starting job in center field.

Hicks hasn't been anything special this spring," he said via the St. Paul Pioneer-Press. "Neither has Presley. There's your center field battle."

Antony might have been a bit harsh regarding Hicks, who has come in strong in recent days. He has lifted his batting average to a respectable .286.


Alex Presley hopes to maximize chance to grab starting job


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(2/22/2014) Alex Presley plans on starting in center for the Twins this season, but he understands that he's not a lock. He is competing for the job with one-time hot prospect Aaron Hicks, who suffered through a horribly disappointing 2013.

"I'm just trying to get better this spring and ... do what I need to do for the spring to be ready," he told MLB.com. "I need to be ready to be the starter."

The 28-year-old Presley played 28 games with the Twins after a trade with Pittsburgh last year. He batted .283, but has not shown the ability to steal bases in the big leagues that he has displayed in the minors.