Max Stassi

Max Stassi #12

  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 10"/200
  • Age: 24


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Max Stassi Stats

.400 1 2 0 1.038

Max Stassi MLB Career Stats

.357 1 7 0 .863

Max Stassi Bio

  • Full Name: Max Robert Stassi
  • Pronunciation: STA-see
  • Born: 3/15/1991 in Woodland, CA
  • Draft: 2009, Oakland Athletics, 4th rd. (123rd overall)
  • High School: Yuba City, CA
  • Debut: August 20, 2013
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2015 Stats 15 4 6 1 2 0 .400 .438 1.038
MLB Career Stats 42 6 15 1 7 0 .357 .386 .863
  • Status: Active

Max Stassi 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 Astros AL 17 9 95.22 250.74 6.55 15.20 36.54
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.20 0.43 8.96 33.39


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August 29, 2015 at 9:06 PM ET

Castro placed on DL, Stassi called up

Catcher Max Stassi would have been on his way to rejoin the Astros early next week from Triple-A Fresno when rosters expanded, but with catcher Jason Castro suffering a right quad strain in Friday night's game, Stassi got the call a few days earlier.


Max Stassi Awards Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Oakland AL
2013 Houston AL

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Okla. City PCL

TEX Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/22/2013 Corpus Christi TEX
08/05/2013 Corpus Christi TEX

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Corpus Christi TEX

CAL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/23/2012 Stockton CAL

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Kane County MID

Max Stassi Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 15, 2015 Houston Astros activated C Max Stassi.
October 6, 2015 Houston Astros reassigned C Max Stassi to the minor leagues.
August 29, 2015 Houston Astros recalled C Max Stassi from Fresno Grizzlies.
March 29, 2015 Houston Astros optioned C Max Stassi to Fresno Grizzlies.
September 2, 2014 Houston Astros recalled Max Stassi from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
March 10, 2014 Houston Astros optioned C Max Stassi to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
September 23, 2013 Max Stassi roster status changed by Houston Astros.
September 5, 2013 Houston Astros placed C Max Stassi on the 15-day disabled list. Concussion.
August 23, 2013 Houston Astros placed C Max Stassi on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 22, 2013. Concussion.
August 20, 2013 Houston Astros selected the contract of C Max Stassi from Corpus Christi Hooks.
May 1, 2013 Max Stassi assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks.
February 4, 2013 Houston Astros traded SS Jed Lowrie and RHP Fernando Rodriguez to Oakland Athletics for 1B Chris Carter, RHP Brad Peacock and C Max Stassi.
January 9, 2013 Max Stassi assigned to Oakland Athletics.
September 20, 2012 Stockton Ports activated C Max Stassi from the 7-day disabled list.
August 11, 2012 Stockton Ports placed C Max Stassi on the 7-day disabled list.
May 2, 2012 Stockton Ports activated C Max Stassi from the 7-day disabled list.
April 12, 2012 Stockton Ports placed C Max Stassi on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 10, 2012.
December 28, 2011 Oakland Athletics invited non-roster C Max Stassi to spring training.
September 21, 2011 Stockton Ports activated C Max Stassi from the 7-day disabled list.
May 21, 2011 Stockton Ports placed DH Max Stassi on the 7-day disabled list. Shoulder surgery.
April 6, 2011 DH Max Stassi assigned to Stockton Ports from Burlington Bees.
December 17, 2010 Oakland Athletics invited non-roster C Max Stassi to spring training.
September 21, 2010 Max Stassi roster status changed by Kane County Cougars.
September 11, 2010 Kane County Cougars placed C Max Stassi on the 7-day disabled list. shoulder inflammation
April 5, 2010 C Max Stassi assigned to Kane County Cougars from Vancouver Canadians.
December 14, 2009 Oakland Athletics invited non-roster C Max Stassi to spring training.
August 23, 2009 Max Stassi assigned to Vancouver Canadians from AZL Athletics.
August 22, 2009 AZL Athletics signed C Max Stassi.
August 17, 2009 Oakland Athletics signed C Max Stassi.

Max Robert Stassi Bio Info

Graduated from Yuba City (CA) High School in 2009...hit .538 with 11 home runs and 38 RBI as a senior in 2009 and was named the Tri-County Conference Co-Player of the Year … finished his high school career with a .513 batting average. Taken by Oakland in the fourth round of the 2009 draft ... signed by A's scout Jermaine Clark...entering the draft, was ranked by Baseball America as the 'Best Pure Hitter' with the 'Best Strike-Zone Judgement' among the entire high school class. IN THE COMMUNITY: Max had his fifth annual Homers for the Hungry charity event on Nov. 30, 2013 at Yuba City High School's Winship Field... he and his brother Brock, a prospect in the Phillies organization, participated in a home run derby, hitting 98 total home runs off their father and Yuba City baseball coach Jim Stassi ... the event raised over $30,000 this year for 12 local food banks and Hands of Hope, which is a charity that offers support to homeless children, youths and parents...during the event's five year run, it has raised over $90,000. His father, Jim, spent two seasons (1982-83) in the Giants organization where he pitched at the Class A, Double A and Triple A levels... Max is also related to Myril Hoag, who played 13 seasons in the Majors for the Yankees, Browns, White Sox and Indians from 1931-45. Enjoys fishing...caught a 50-pound salmon while fishing on the Sacramento River this offseason. Attended MLB's Rookie Development program this offseason along with Jon Singleton and Josh Zeid. Acquired by Houston from Oakland in February of 2013, one week before pitchers and catchers reported to Spring Training. Was added to the Astros 40-man roster after getting selected from Double A on Aug. 20 signed a one-year contract that runs through the 2014 season.


The Astros top catching prospect played in seven games this season as a September call-up...started in four games at catcher...building on the three games he played in 2013, set career-highs in almost every offensive category....entering the season was ranked as the Astros No. 19 prospect by Spring Training with Houston and was optioned to minor league camp on March 10...started the season with Triple A Oklahoma City, where he played 101 games...recalled to the Major League roster on Sept. 2...made his first career MLB start at catcher on Sept. 10 at SEA, and went 1x4 with a two-run single...was also RHP Nick Tropeano's MLB debut and was behind the plate for 17 of Tropeano's 23 outings at Triple A this season...per Elias, for the third time in franchise history, the Astros had a pitcher and catcher make their first career starts at those positions in the same game which last happened on Oct. 2, 1964 (pitcher: Danny Coombs; catcher: Dave Adlesh)...caught all four of Tropeano's starts for Houston...tallied a hit in five of his seven games in the Majors this season...recorded a career-high two multi-hit games...recorded his first-career extra-base hit, a double on Sept. 22 at TEX...was a Pacific Coast League All-Star this season...hit .247 (97x392) with 20 doubles, nine homers and 45 RBI in his 101 games at the Triple A level.


The Astros top catching prospect played the majority of the season at Double A Corpus Christi but made his Major League debut in August... played in two games with the Astros before sustaining a mild concussion on Aug. 23...made his MLB debut on Aug. 20 at TEX and went 2x3... became the 12th player in Astros history to record multiple hits in their MLB debut and the second of the season, joining OF Robbie Grossman (2x5 on April 24 vs. SEA)...prior to Grossman and Stassi, the last Astro to have a multi-hit game in his MLB debut was Orlando Miller (2x4) on July 8, 1994 at CHC...started his first two games at DH before making his first Major League appearance at catcher on Sept. 23 (caught 3.0 innings)...missed time during Spring Training with a sports hernia and was sent to Double A for the start of the 2013 season...suffered an oblique strain that pushed back his 2013 debut with Double A Corpus Christi to May 2...played in 79 games with the Double A Hooks before getting selected to the Major League roster on Aug. 20...suffered a mild concussion after getting hit in the face by a Tanner Scheppers fastball on Aug. 21 at TEX...was placed on the seven-day concussion DL from Aug. 22-Sept. 23...hit .277 (80x289) with 20 doubles, 17 homers, 60 RBI and a .529 slugging in 76 games at Double A...had a monstrous July, hitting .333 (29x87) with four doubles, one triple, 11 homers, 24 RBI and a 1.185 OPS in 24 games...was named the TOPPS Texas League Player of the Month for July and the Hooks Player of the Month...homered in five consecutive games from July 15-21 and hit 10 in 15 games from July 15-31...led the Texas League in batting average (.318), homers (16), slugging (.659) and OPS (1.026) in the second half of play ... 22-year-old did most of his damage against pitchers that were older than him in 2013, clubbing 16 of his 17 homers against older competition (.524 SLG) ... hit .286 with 15 HR against righties and .246 with two HR against lefties.

2012 Batted .268 with a career-high 15 home runs and 45 RBI in 84 games with Class A Stockton in a season cut short due to two stints on the disabled list...led the California League in sacrifice flies (11)...hit .289 (24x83) against left-handed pitching compared to .260 (60x231) against right-handers... belted six home runs in 83 at bats against lefties (.578 slugging percentage) compared to nine in 231 at bats against righties (.429 slugging percentage)...had five home runs in 41 games before the All-Star Break and 10 in 43 games after the break...12 of his 15 round-trippers were solo shots...appeared exclusively at catcher on defense where he played in 66 games...tossed out 19-of-80 (23.8%) attempted base stealers... was named the best defensive catcher in the A's farm system by Baseball America...also hit .278 in 18 games as the designated hitter...hit in every spot in the order from third through eighth...batted fifth 38 times and fourth 29 times...played for Phoenix in the Arizona Fall League following the season and batted .271 with a home run and 11 RBI in 13 games 2011 Appeared in just 31 games for Single-A Stockton, all at designated hitter, and batted .231 with two home runs and 19 RBI...added 16 walks for a .331 on-base percentage...was limited to DH duties as he rehabbed a right shoulder strain...was placed on the disabled list May 21 and later underwent season-ending surgery on the shoulder...batted .242 (22-for-91) against right-handed pitching compared to .200 against left-handers...had a .204 batting average with the bases empty but hit .254 with both of his home runs with runners on base...hit .250 with runners in scoring position but that dropped to .160 with RISP and two outs...saw most of his action batting clean-up (22 games), but also hit fifth (three times), sixth (five times) and seventh (once).

STOCKTON: Had a pair of three-hit games April 9 at Modesto and April 12 at Visalia, and batted .368 over his first five games...then went 2-for-30 (.067) over his next eight contests to drop his average to .148...had his third three-hit game of the season April 21 at Lancaster when he had a grand slam and season-highs in runs (3) and RBI (5)...his second and final home run came two games later, April 29 against Bakersfield...had a season-best four-game hitting streak from April 21-30 (7-for-18, .389)...had his fourth and final three-hit game May 4 at Inland Empire, boosting his average to .250...went 9-for-45 (.200) over his final 12 games to finish the year at .231.
2010 Spent his first full professional season at Kane County, hitting .229 with 13 home runs and 51 RBI in 110 games...tied for the team lead in home runs but led the club with 141 strikeouts...batted .239 (26 for 109) against left-handed pitching, .225 (68 for 302) against right-handers...drove in 42 of his 51 runs against righties...hit .264 at home compared to .196 on the road...had a .273 batting average during the day, .217 at night...batted .205 when leading off an inning...hit 10 of his 13 home runs with the bases empty...committed 14 errors in 95 games at catcher for a .984 fielding percentage...tossed out 42 of 125 (33.6%) attempted base stealers, which was the fourth best percentage in the Midwest League...also hit .207 in 15 games at designated hitter...hit in each of the bottom six spots in the order, seeing his most action with 33 games hitting fifth...was named the A's sixth best prospect by Baseball America following the season...was also named as the Best Defensive Catcher in the A's organization in the magazine's Best Tools survey for prospects. 2009 Was the A's fourth round pick in the 2009 draft and signed at the deadline, Aug. 17...went 0 for 1 with a walk in one game with the A's affiliate in the Arizona Rookie League on Aug. 22 before he was transferred to Single-A Vancouver the next day...hit .286 with eight RBI in 13 games with the Canadians... including .438 with runners in scoring position...appeared in eight games at catcher and tossed out 1 of 6 (16.7%) attempted base stealers...singled Aug. 24 at Salem-Keiser for his first professional hit...hit safely in each of his final eight games (10 for 32, .313)...named as the A's fourth best prospect and best defensive catcher by Baseball America following the season.