Alex White (baseball)
Alex White pitching for the Akron Aeros in 2010
|Houston Astros – No. 43|
August 29, 1988 |
Greenville, North Carolina
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|April 30, 2011 for the Cleveland Indians|
(through 2013 season)
|Earned run average||6.03|
Alex Bruce White (born August 29, 1988) is an American professional baseball player. A pitcher, White plays in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Houston Astros. He made his MLB debut with the Cleveland Indians in 2011, and also pitched for the Colorado Rockies in 2011 and 2012.
White attended D.H. Conley High School in his hometown of Greenville, North Carolina and won two state championships with the team. After his senior year of high school, he attended the University of North Carolina, where he played college baseball for the North Carolina Tar Heels.
On July 30, 2011, White was traded to the Colorado Rockies with Drew Pomeranz, Matt McBride, and minor leaguer Joe Gardner for Ubaldo Jiménez. On September 10, 2012, White hit his first career home run off Ryan Vogelsong of the San Francisco Giants.
On December 4, 2012, White was traded to the Houston Astros with minor leaguer Alex Gillingham for Wilton López and a player to be named later or cash from the Astros. The player was later named as outfielder Jose Monzon.
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- "Rockies acquire RHP Wilton Lopez from Houston". MLB.com. December 4, 2012. Retrieved December 5, 2012.
- Links, Zach (May 1, 2013). "Rockies, Astros Complete Wilton Lopez Trade". MLB Trade Rumors. Retrieved September 16, 2013.
- Brian T. Smith (April 5, 2013). "Astros’ Alex White to undergo Tommy John surgery; E. Gonzalez designated for assignment". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved April 6, 2013.
- "Alex White arrested on DUI suspicion". ESPN.com. Associated Press. March 4, 2012.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- North Carolina Tar Heels bio