Jack Alkire
#48

Position: P
Height: 5' 11"   Weight: 205 lbs
Pro Experience: Milwaukee Milkmen (2020)
College Experience: VCU (2019)
Bats: R
Throws: R

Biography:

Professional Career

2020

After the cancellation of the RailCats 2020 season, Alkire signed with Milwaukee. The Virginia native appeared in just two games for the Milkmen, adding two total innings of work. 

2019

Following his graduation from VCU, Jack Alkire joined the Gary SouthShore RailCats in 2019 as a relief pitcher. Alkire believed a 3.71 ERA in 34 innings of work over 22 appearances out of the pen. His 44 strikeouts matched the second best mark in his career, but his 11.6 strikeouts per nine was a career-best, including all of his four seasons with VCU.

Virginia Commonwealth University

2019

A recent graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University, Alkire went 6-1 with a 4.26 ERA in 17 games (seven starts) as a senior. The right-hander allowed 27 runs (24 earned runs) on 41 hits and 21 walks while striking out 49 batters in a career-high 50.2 innings. Alkire limited opponents to a .218 batting average and tied for the team lead with six victories.

2018

Alkire went 1-1 with a 2.50 ERA in 15 games (five starts). In 39.2 innings pitched, Alkire allowed 13 runs (11 earned) on 18 hits and 24 walks while striking out 44 batters. Alkire posted a career-best 1.06 WHIP and held opponents to a team-best .140 batting average.

2017

As a sophomore in 2017, Alkire made one appearance against Marist, allowing two runs on two hits and a walk while striking out one. During the summer of 2017, Alkire played for the Bethesda Big Train of the Cal Ripken League, going 1-1 with a 5.21 ERA in in 13 relief appearances. In 19 innings, the right-hander allowed 16 runs (11 earned) on 25 hits and 13 walks while striking out 22 batters.

2016

As a freshman in 2016, Alkire went 1-1 with a 9.42 ERA in nine games (one start). In 14 innings, Alkire allowed 19 runs (15 earned) on 30 hits and seven walks while striking out 13 batters. During the summer of 2016, Alkire pitched for the Charlottesville TomSox of the Valley League, going 2-1 with a 4.23 ERA in 11 games (five starts). In 38.1 innings, Alkire allowed 19 runs (18 earned) on 35 hits and 12 walks while striking out 22 batters.

Prior to beginning his collegiate career in 2016, Alkire was the third-rated prospect in the state of Maryland for the 2015 graduating class and was named Second Team All-MET by the Washington Post.

Personal

Son of Scott and Angela Alkire

Catchers

# Name POS
17 Tony Garcia C
72 Jackson Smith C

Infielders

# Name POS
7 Tom Walraven IF
8 Hayden Schilling IF
31 Jose Mercado IF
44 Daniel Lingua IF
63 Ryan Cash IF

Outfielders

# Name POS
11 MJ Rookard OF
14 Ray Jones OF
18 Jesus Marriaga OF
20 Zach Welz OF
25 Billy Cooke OF
34 Alec Olund OF
39 Jacob Talamante OF

Pitchers

# Name POS
5 Cole Cook P
15 Tasker Strobel P
37 Trevor Lubking P
41 Jack Eisenbarger P
46 Matt Vonderschmidt P
48 Jack Alkire P
50 Yoel De Leon P
56 Josh Vincent P
58 John Sheaks P
64 Nick Garcia P
66 Adam Heidenfelder P

Inactive

# Name POS
2 Michael Woodworth IF
10 Chris Erwin P
62 Cas Silber P

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