Loons Pitcher A.J. Alexy talks growth since 164 pitch game
Loons Pitcher A.J. Alexy's first full professional season has been solid. He's tallied a 2.42 ERA and 69 strikeouts in 16 starts this season. His opponents are hitting .153 against him, a WHIP of 0.98 and has issued 29 walks as well.
That last statistic the most important for Alexy, who learned the importance to accuracy and efficiency the hard way, garnering national headlines after throwing 164 pitches in a high school game in 2016. He says he learned a lot since that moment in his career, something that's guiding him as he starts his professional career.