Alex Presley

Alex Presley #7

  • LF
  • B/T: L/L
  • 5' 10"/195
  • Age: 30

Alex Presley Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.250 0 1 0 .558

Alex Presley MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.259 23 80 25 .692

Alex Presley Bio

  • Full Name: Alexander Crawford Presley
  • Born: 7/25/1985 in Monroe, LA
  • Draft: 2006, Pittsburgh Pirates, 8th rd. (230th overall)
  • College: Mississippi
  • Debut: September 8, 2010
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2015 Stats 12 1 3 0 1 0 .250 .308 .558
MLB Career Stats 1035 115 268 23 80 25 .259 .299 .692
  • Status: Non-Roster Invitee

Alex Presley Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Brewers NL 13 7 87.28 185.33 0.23 3.13 21.96
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.08 0.43 8.96 33.38
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December 14, 2015 at 9:37 PM ET

Brewers sign three players to Minor League deals

The Brewers signed a trio of players to Minor League contracts on Monday -- two of whom have played in the Majors -- and invited each to big league camp: first baseman Jake Elmore, outfielder Alex Presley and pitcher Daniel Tillman.

July 24, 2015 at 9:14 PM ET

Hoes optioned to make room for Kazmir

Outfielder L.J. Hoes was simply a victim of the numbers game Friday as the Astros optioned him to Triple-A Fresno in order to create a roster spot for newly acquired left-hander Scott Kazmir, who was set to make his Houston debut with a start against the Royals.

Awards

Alex Presley Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Pittsburgh NL

INT Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Indianapolis INT

Alex Presley Leaderboards

Triples

Season 3B Rank
2011 6 12th in NL
2012 7 11th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2012 7 17th in NL

Alex Presley Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
December 11, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers signed free agent LF Alex Presley to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 5, 2015 LF Alex Presley elected free agency.
July 24, 2015 Houston Astros sent LF Alex Presley outright to Fresno Grizzlies.
July 18, 2015 Houston Astros designated LF Alex Presley for assignment.
July 2, 2015 Houston Astros selected the contract of LF Alex Presley from Fresno Grizzlies.
April 8, 2015 Houston Astros sent LF Alex Presley outright to Fresno Grizzlies.
April 1, 2015 Houston Astros designated LF Alex Presley for assignment.
September 2, 2014 Houston Astros activated LF Alex Presley from the 15-day disabled list.
August 12, 2014 Houston Astros sent OF Alex Presley on a rehab assignment to Tri-City ValleyCats.
July 8, 2014 Houston Astros placed LF Alex Presley on the 15-day disabled list. Strained right oblique
March 27, 2014 Houston Astros claimed LF Alex Presley off waivers from Minnesota Twins.
August 31, 2013 Minnesota Twins traded 1B Justin Morneau to Pittsburgh Pirates for Player To Be Named Later and CF Alex Presley.
August 31, 2013 LF Alex Presley roster status changed by Indianapolis Indians.
August 13, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned LF Alex Presley to Indianapolis Indians.
July 29, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Alex Presley from Indianapolis Indians.
June 20, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Alex Presley to Indianapolis Indians.
June 20, 2013 Alex Presley roster status changed by Indianapolis Indians.
June 8, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Alex Presley from Indianapolis Indians.
June 3, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Alex Presley to Indianapolis Indians.
May 31, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Alex Presley from Indianapolis Indians.
April 23, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Alex Presley to Indianapolis Indians.
April 15, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Alex Presley from Indianapolis Indians.
March 27, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Alex Presley to Indianapolis Indians.
August 31, 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Alex Presley from Indianapolis Indians.
August 8, 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Alex Presley to Indianapolis Indians.
August 8, 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Alex Presley to Indianapolis Indians.
July 16, 2012 Alex Presley roster status changed by Pittsburgh Pirates.
July 14, 2012 sent LF Alex Presley on a rehab assignment to Indianapolis Indians.
July 5, 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates placed LF Alex Presley on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 4, 2012. concussion
June 5, 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Alex Presley from Indianapolis Indians.
May 16, 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Alex Presley to Indianapolis Indians.
August 25, 2011 Alex Presley roster status changed by Pittsburgh Pirates.
August 12, 2011 sent CF Alex Presley on a rehab assignment to Indianapolis Indians.
August 9, 2011 sent CF Alex Presley on a rehab assignment to Bradenton Marauders.
July 25, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates placed CF Alex Presley on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 23, 2011. left hand contusion
June 27, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Alex Presley from Indianapolis Indians.
March 14, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Alex Presley to Indianapolis Indians.
September 7, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates selected the contract of Alex Presley from Indianapolis Indians.
June 25, 2010 Alex Presley assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Altoona Curve.
April 5, 2010 Alex Presley assigned to Altoona Curve from Bradenton Marauders.
April 2, 2010 RF Alex Presley assigned to Pittsburgh Pirates.

Alexander Crawford Presley Bio Info

Was a 2003 graduate of Neville High School in Monroe, La., where he hit .441 with 15 home runs as a senior. Played baseball at the University of Mississippi, where he set freshman records for triples (6) and stolen bases (9)...named to the All-Tournament team at the SEC Tournament in his final season at Ole Miss...tied for the school record for career triples (14) at the time of his departure....was teammates with Major Leaguers OF Chris Coghlan, OF Seth Smith, LHP Matt Maloney and RHP Lance Lynn during his three seasons at Mississippi. Was selected by Pittsburgh in the eighth round of the 2006 draft...signed by scout Darren Mazeroski. Claimed by Houston off waivers on March 27, 2014...is signed to a one-year contract that runs through 2015.

2014

Made his second Opening Day roster after leading off and starting in left field for the Pirates on Opening Day in 2012...played in 85 games with 67 starts (29 in LF, 20 in RF, 14 in CF, 4 at DH)...after making the Opening Day roster, played in 70 games through July 7...was placed on the 15-day Disabled List on July 8...missed 47 games before being activated on Sept. 2...played in 19 games through the end of the season... hit .293 (43x147) in his 42 starts before being placed on the DL...had 13 multi-hit games up to that point...all six of his home runs came off of right-handed pitchers...the lefty managed to post a .375 (9x24) batting average against left-handed hurlers...in 33 starts from April 17-June 11, batted .310 (31x100) with a .793 OPS...was 2x4 with a two-run single and a solo homer on June 28 vs. DET...was his 11th multi-hit effort of the season...tied a career high with the three RBI...played in two rehab games from Aug. 12-15 with the Class A Short Season A Tri-City ValleyCats...hit .200 (1x5) with a triple and a walk...was claimed off waivers from Minnesota on March 27, 2014.

2013

Started season with Triple-A Indianapolis (Pittsburgh)...Hit .302 (16-for-53) with three doubles, two home runs and seven walks in 15 April games for Indianapolis...Recalled by Pittsburgh four times during the season...played 11 games in June for the Pirates, hitting .297 (11-for-37)...Hit .420 (21-for-50) with four doubles and .473 on-base percentage in final 12 games with Indianapolis... Acquired by Minnesota along with a Player to be Named Later (right-handed pitcher Duke Welker) in exchange for Justin Morneau August 31; recalled by Minnesota that same day...Made Twins debut September 1 at Texas, going 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored... Recorded a hit in 20 of 28 games with the Twins...Served as the club's primary leadoff hitter, batting .286 (32-for-112) with four doubles, eight walks and a .339 on-base percentage from that spot...Recorded 32 hits in September, the second most in the AL among outfielders.

2012 Led Pirates with a career-high seven triples, the most by a Pittsburgh player since Andrew McCutchen had nine in 2009...Was Pittsburgh's Opening Day leadoff hitter and starter in left field...Hit safely in each of his first five games (7-for-21, .333)...Had walkoff single in 10th inning vs. Philadelphia on 4/7...Had a career-high 12-game hitting streak from 4/14-28, going 16-for-50 (.320) with four doubles and a home run...Led off the bottom of the first inning on 4/20 vs. St. Louis with an inside-the-park home run - just the second hit by a Pittsburgh player in the 12 seasons of play at PNC Park (Jack Wilson hit the other one on 7/2/04 vs. Milwaukee)...It was also the first inside-the-park homer by a Pittsburgh player leading off the first inning since Omar Moreno did so in Houston on June 21, 1980...Hit .288 in 20 games during the month of April...Went 3-for-38 (.079) in his first 14 games in May and was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis on 5/16...Hit .277 with five home runs and 14 RBI in 18 Triple-A games between 5/17 and 6/4...Tripled in back-to-back games on 5/24-25...Homered in back-to-back games on 5/27-28 and again on 6/2-3... Was recalled by Pittsburgh on 6/5 and went 2-for-5 with a triple and a homer in Cincinnati that night...Homered in back-to-back games in Cleveland on 6/16-17...Hit .274 (26-for-95) with five doubles, three triples, four home runs, six RBI and five stolen bases in first 25 games after being recalled by the Pirates from 6/5 thru 7/2...Sustained concussion-like symptoms while diving for a ball in the first inning on 7/3 and came out of the game in the fifth...Was placed on the 7-day D.L on 7/5...Went 4-for-8 with a walk in two games on rehab with Indianapolis from 7/14-15...Was recalled from rehab assignment and reinstated from D.L. on 7/16...Batted .204 (11-for-54) in 17 games with the Pirates after coming off D.L. thru 8/7...Was optioned to Indianapolis on 8/8 and hit .313 (25-for-80) in 20 Triple-A games during the month of August...Was recalled again by Pittsburgh on 8/31 and finished season in the big leagues...Produced a .247 average (19-for-77) in his final 27 games with the Pirates...Made a total of 81 appearances (69 starts) in left field, eight appearances (seven starts) in right field and four appearances (two starts) in center field while playing with Pittsburgh...The Pirates went 28-8 when he scored at least one run in a game...Hit .251 (61-for-243) with 13 doubles, five triples, five homers, 15 RBI and 33 runs scored from the leadoff spot. 2011 Produced a professional season-high 179 hits, including his time with Triple-A Indianapolis, Class-A Bradenton and Pittsburgh...Began season with Indianapolis and hit safely in each of his first seven games, going 14-for-29 (.483) with a homer, four RBI and six runs scored...Hit .333 (30-for-90) in 24 games during the month of April and .345 (40-for-116) in 28 games the following month...Produced six multi-hit games over a seven-game span from 4/30 thru 5/8, batting .536 (15-for-28) in that time...Homered twice and knocked in six runs vs. Scranton Wilkes-Barre on 6/2...Had first of two four-hit games with Indy on 6/23 at Lehigh Valley... Was leading the International league in hits (98) and was batting .336 when he was selected by Pittsburgh on 6/27...Made first start with the Pirates in left field on 6/28 at Toronto and connected off Jo-Jo Reyes for first Major League home run in his second at bat (went 2-for-5 with three RBI in the game)...Hit safely in 15 of his first 20 games with the Pirates, going 27-for-81 (.333) with nine RBI and 12 runs scored thru 7/22...Was placed on 15-day disabled with a left hand contusion on 7/25 (retro to 7/24)...Went 1-for-6 in two rehab games with Bradenton on 8/9 and 8/11 before having rehab transferred to Indianapolis, where he hit .320 (16-for-50) in 12 games...Made a toal of 64 appearances in left field, 22 in center field and six in right field while playing with Indianapolis...Was recalled from rehab and reinstated from D.L. on 8/25...Hit second home run with Pirates on 9/1; a two-run shot off Los Angeles' Blake Hawksworth at PNC Park...Tripled twice on 9/2 at Chicago and went 8-for-14 in three-game series at Wrigley Field from 9/2-4...Connected off Shaun Marcum for first career leadoff home run on 9/26 at Milwaukee...Hit .276 (37-for-134) in 32 games with Pittsburgh after being reinstated from D.L...Had six three-hit games (Pirates went 6-0 in those games) and 20 multi-hit games (Pirates went 14-6)...Tied for ninth in the N.L. with 33 hits and shared league lead with three triples in September...Hit .327 (49-for-150) against RHP, .231 (15-for-65) against LHP and .333 (13-for-39) with runners in scoring position for the Pirates...Produced a .302 (55-for-182) average in 43 games as the leadoff hitter and went 8-for-31 (.258) in seven games while batting second...Made 48 appearances (47 starts) in left field and five appearances (three starts) in center field while playing with Pittsburgh...Had two assists from left field and committed lone error (fielding) while playing left field on 9/12 vs. St. Louis...Was named to the International League's post-season All-Star team. 2010 Was named Pittsburgh's Minor League Player-of-the-Year after batting .320 (166-for-518) with 28 doubles, 13 triples, 12 home runs, 85 RBI and 86 runs scored in 136 combined games between Double-A Altoona and Triple-A Indianapolis...Led the minor league system in batting, tied for first in games played and ranked fourth in RBI...Began season with Altoona, where he made 53 appearances in left field, 12 in right field and eight in center field...Hit first Double-A home run and had five RBI on 4/19 at Akron...Fell a home run shy of hitting for the cycle on 4/28 vs. Akron...Reached base safely in 24 straight games from 4/11 thru 5/10, which included a 19-game hitting streak (29-for-74, .392) from 4/11 thru 5/5...Homered twice and knocked in a team record eight runs on 5/24 at Akron...Also tied a club record with four extra-base hits on 5/24 (two homers, one double and one triple)...Led Eastern League with a .391 (45-for-115) average and ranked second with 26 RBI in May...Was leading the circuit with a .371 average and 66 hits at the end of the month...Hit safely in seven of his last eight games with Altoona and was leading the league with a .350 batting average when he was promoted to Indianapolis on 6/25...Went 5-for-6 and hit for the cycle in his first four at bats in his third Triple-A game on 6/27 vs. Toledo...Homered twice on 6/30 at Columbus...Produced a .460 average (23-for- 50) during a 13-game hitting streak from 7/5-21...Went 5-for-5 on 7/19 vs. Lehigh Valley...Batted .330 (36-for-109) in 29 games during the month of July...Had back-to-back three-hit games on 8/28-29...Made 64 appearances in center field and three in left field while playing with Indy...Had contract selected by Pittsburgh on 9/7...Made Major League debut on 9/8 vs. Atlanta and singled off Cristhian Martinez in second at bat (played final three innings in center field)...Made first big league start in right field on 9/12 at Cincinnati and went 1-for-4...Made second and final start (LF) with the Pirates on 9/17 vs. Arizona...Hit safely in three straight games from 9/24-26, raising average to .353 (6-for-17)...Went hitless in his last six at bats...Made eight appearances in right field, three in center field and two in left field while playing with Pittsburgh...Also went 2-for-6 as a pinch hitter. 2009 Spent second straight full season with Carolina League champion Lynchburg club...Led league in triples and set a club single-season record in that department...Hit .310 in 14 games during the month of April and produced longest hitting steak of the season (nine games) from 4/13-24 (.385)...Combined to hit just .201 in 49 games during May and June...Batted .289 with three homers and 16 RBI from 6/1 thru the end of the season...Hit .284 against right-handed pitchers and .190 against lefties...Made 85 appearances in center field, 15 in left field and nine in right field...Also went 6-for-22 (.273) with a home run in five games as the designated hitter. 2008 Spent entire season with Lynchburg...Went 5-for-34 (.147) in his first 10 games before being placed on the disabled list on 4/17 with a right ankle sprain...Returned to action on 5/5 and went 2-for-3...Hit first home run on 5/12...Hit safely in 17 of his 21 games from 5/28 thru 6/28...Was hitting .281 during the second half before season was cut short on 8/5 due to a fractured left index finger...Made all 81 defensive appearances in center field. 2007 Spent full season with Hickory (A)...Hit .324 (11-for-34) in his first nine games and .284 during the month of April...Struggled in May, hitting just .204 in 25 games...Went 4-for-4 with two RBI on 6/8 at Asheville...Batted .468 (15-for-32) during an eight-game hitting streak from 6/11-21 and put together a 14-game hitting streak from 6/26 thru 7/12 (29-for-68, .426) that raised his season average from .271 to .305...Had four hits on 6/29 at Asheville...Batted .351 with 12 doubles, four triples, seven home runs and 31 RBI during June (.366) and July (.339)...Turned in his third four-hit game of the season on 7/31; going 4-for-4 at Charleston...Made 89 appearances in center field, 27 appearances in left field and one in right field (6/12 at West Virginia)...Made his final 66 defensive appearances in center field...Batted .306 (11-for-36) with five RBI in 13 games with North Shore during the Hawaiian Winter League (team managed by Jeff Banister). 2006 Spent first professional season with Williamsport and led New York-Penn League in triples...Made 34 appearances in left field, 23 in center field and one in right field (8/2 at Jamestown)...Went 2-for-3 with a triple, two RBI and two runs scored in his first game on 6/22...Hit first pro home run on 8/8 at Auburn...Hit all three of his home runs in August while also hitting .281 with 13 RBI in 26 games during the month...Was hitting .209 following the action on 8/13, but batted .371 (26-for-70) in his final 20 games to end the season with a .260 average.