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Orioles claim outfielder Alex Hassan off waivers from Oakland Athletics
Orioles claim outfielder Alex Hassan off waivers from Oakland Athletics

The Orioles announced Thursday that they have claimed outfielder Alex Hassan off waivers from the Oakland Athletics. Hassan, 26, spent his entire professional career in the Boston Red Sox organization before he was claimed Monday by the Athletics. He made his major league debut June 1 and was 1-for-8 in three major league games for the Red Sox this season. Hassan spent most of the 2014 season at Triple-A Pawtucket, hitting .287/.378/.426 with 40 extra-base hits (31 doubles, one triple and eight home runs) and 55 RBIs. The Orioles tried to claim Hassan last week when the Red Sox placed him on waivers, but he ended up going to Oakland. The Athletics tried to slip him through...

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