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Alex Presley
Birthdate: 7/25/1985 (31 y, 7 m, 27 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 5-10/195     Position: OF
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 8, Pick: 4, Overall: 230, Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Contract: $1M / 1 Years (2015)
RotoWire News: Presley (elbow) will bat second and man right field in Wednesday's Grapefruit League game against the Blue Jays. (3/22/2017)
Profiles:  2012  2013  2014  2015  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: As usual, Presley got some major league playing time in 2016. His performance in that playing time was also in line with expectations, because Alex Presley is not much of a hitter. He was a net positive offensively just once in his career, in a 231-plate appearance sample from 2011. The 31-year-old signed a minor league deal with the Tigers in December, and will likely do his yearly "chill in Triple-A until enough guys get hurt" thing. Even that seems less likely than ever this year, seeing as he's not on the 40-man roster, and there's probably seven outfielders above him on the organizational depth chart. (Scott Strandberg)

The Quick Opinion: Presley's path to major league playing time is muddy at best, and there's no reason to think he'd help fantasy teams even if he spent the full season in the majors. Which he won't.

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