Alex Crosby

Position: IF
Height: 6' 2"   Weight: 215 lbs
College Experience: Sonoma State University
Bats: L
Throws: R


Re-signed with Gary on Jan. 8
Slashed .249/.320/.338/.658 with 51 runs, 87 hits, 11 doubles, one triple, six home runs, 18 extra-base hits, 36 RBIs, seven hit by pitches, eight stolen bases and six sacrifice flies in 90 games with Gary
Set an American Association single-season record for highest fielding percentage in a season among first baseman (.999) and led all qualifying first baseman in the AA with 82 games, 673 total chances, 619 putouts and 83 assists
Posted a career-high 399 plate appearances, 349 at-bats, 51 runs, six home runs, 18 extra-base hits, 118 total bases, 32 walks, three intentional walks, seven hit by pitches, eight stolen bases, six sacrifice flies, 28 multi-hit games and 90 games
Finished with a team-high 28 multi-hit games, 51 runs and six sacrifice flies
Hit a walk-off single with two outs in the bottom of the 14th on 5/31 in game two of a doubleheader vs. Chicago
Went 2-for-14 in the American Association North Division Series

Re-signed with Gary on Jan. 3
Slashed .291/.354/.369/.723 with 26 runs, 71 hits, eight doubles, one triple, three home runs, 12 extra-base hits, 24 RBIs, four hit by pithes, six stolen bases and four sacrifice flies in 70 games with Gary
Posted a career-high .369 slugging percentage and .723 OPS
Hit the first home run of the postseason and first career at U.S. Steel Yard on 9/7 vs. Wichita in Game 2 of the American Association Semifinals
Led the RailCats with four hits, one home run, three RBIs, eight total bases and one stolen base in the American Association Semifinals

Re-signed with Gary on May 16
Slashed .293/.356/.363/.720 with 31 runs, 91 hits, 13 doubles, three home runs, 16 extra-base hits, 44 RBIs, five hit by pitches, six stolen bases and four sacrifice flies in 86 games with Gary
Posted a career-high 91 hits and 13 doubles
Finished with a team-high 311 at-bats and 91 hits

Signed his first professional baseball contract with Gary on June 28 following his senior season at Sonoma State University
Slashed .200/.226/.300/.526 with three runs, six hits, three doubles, one RBI, one hit by pitch and one stolen base in 10 games with Gary
Went 2-for-2 with two runs, a double, one hit by pitch and one stolen on 6/28 vs. Lincoln in his professional baseball debut

Played at Solano Junior College from 2012-13 before transferring to Sonoma State University for the 2014 and 2015 seasons
Named to the Daktronics, Inc. NCAA DII Baseball All-West Region Second Team and All-California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Honorable Mention Team after slashing .365/.407/.514/.921 with 29 runs, 66 hits, 13 doubles one triple, four home runs, 18 extra-base hits, 31 RBIs, nine stolen bases, two hit by pitches and three sacrifice flies in 49 games as a senior at Sonoma State in 2015
Led Sonoma State with a .365 batting average, .514 slugging percentage, 181 at-bats, 66 hits, 31 RBIs, 93 total bases and nine stolen bases in 2015
Longest tenured player on the RailCats roster
Shares the same hometown as RailCats Manager Greg Tagert
Cousin, Jonathan Jones, currently plays for the Leones de Yucatan of the Mexican League and played center field for the RailCats in 2015
Son of Sandra and Clinton Crosby


# Name POS
11 Jackson Smith C
86 Rey Pastrana C


# Name POS
2 Marcus Mooney IF
7 Tom McCarthy IF
18 Will Savage IF
31 Hayden Schilling IF
34 Alex Crosby IF
77 Jay Prather IF
79 Jose Mercado IF


# Name POS
4 Daniel Gardner OF
25 Ray Jones OF


# Name POS
14 Ryan Thurston P
30 David Griffin P
37 Trevor Lubking P
39 Justin Sinibaldi P
41 Nile Ball P
48 Jack Alkire P
51 Seth Hougesen P
55 Nick Floyd P
78 Kevin Escorcia P
99 Sandy Lugo P

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