Alex McRee
32 Alex McRee
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gainesville, Ga.

High School:
Chestatee

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 236

Position:
LHP

2010 (Senior): Selected in the 14th round by the Los Angeles Dodgers (442nd overall pick) in MLB June draft and signed a professional contract
*Finished fifth in school history with 85 career appearances, going 13-9 with a 5.31 ERA
*In 2010, posted a 0-1 mark with a 7.25 ERA and three saves in 20 relief appearances including two starts
*Struggled with control throughout season, registering 38 strikeouts, 32 walks and 14 wild pitches in 22.1 innings
*Notched save in season opener versus Baylor on Feb. 19 in Waco, Texas (2 IP, 2H, 1R, 3BB, 4K)
*Registered saves in back-to-back outings in the Stetson series (2 IP, 1R, 2BB, 5K) on Feb. 27-28
*Career-high eight strikeouts in three innings versus #15 Ole Miss on April 10
*Named to the UGA Athletic Director's Honor Roll
*Recipient of the Mark Saber Baseball Scholarship endowment

2009 (Junior):
*Went 4-4 with a 6.27 ERA in 15 appearances including 13 starts
*Drafted in the 27th round with the 787th overall pick by the Los Angeles Dodgers
*Started the second game of 11 different series
*Was moved to the bullpen for the NCAA Tallahassee Regional
*Struck out a career-high eight in 4.2 innings vs. #17 Florida on May 2
*Allowed two runs-one earned-on four hits in 5.2 innings vs. #5 Arkansas on April 18
*Recorded fourth win at Kentucky on April 11, going 5.1 innings and allowing two runs
*Earned the win vs. #2 LSU, going a career-long 6.0 innings and allowing three runs on April 4
*Struck out seven in four innings vs. #25 Mississippi State on March 21
*Made first start since Feb. 27 on Mar. 18, pitching one inning and allowing two runs- one earned-at Georgia State
*Missed starts at Alabama on March 14 and vs. Quinnipiac on March 7 after being diagnosed with mononucleosis
*Tossed five scoreless innings, allowing three hits while striking out six to earn the win at Arizona on Feb. 28
*Picked up first win of the season with then-longest career outing, 5.2 IP allowing no runs and four hits vs. Youngstown State on Feb. 21
*Preseason Baseball America All-American
*Named SEC's fifth-highest projected top prospect by Baseball America in the preseason

2008 (Sophomore):
*Appeared in 31 games with 3 starts for the SEC Champions that advanced to the College World Series Finals and ended with a number two final national ranking
*Posted a 7-1 mark and 3.98 ERA in 61 innings pitched with 65 Ks and 31 BB
*Made starts against Kennesaw State, #17 Clemson and at #10 Ga. Tech
*Career-high 7K in win over #17 Clemson on April 1 (4 IP, 0R)
*Registered wins at #3 Florida State, versus Western Carolina, at Miss. State, #17 Clemson, #9 South Carolina, Ga. Tech in NCAA Athens Regional final and #7 Stanford at the CWS
*Pitched twice in the series at LSU and at Florida
*Career-long 4.1 IP versus Ole Miss at SEC Tournament on May 21
*Went 2-1, 4.74 ERA in SEC action
*Solid NCAA Athens Regional, 2 app., 1-0, 2.35 ERA (7.2 IP, 4R, 3BB, 8K)
*Made one appearance in Super Regional (1.1 IP, 2R)
*Went 1-0, 4.70 ERA in five relief appearances at the College World Series, a total of 7.2 IP
*Made SEC Academic Honor Roll

2007 (Freshman):

*Went 2-4, 4.81 ERA in 19 appearances, 3 starts
*Registered 33.2 IP with 27 BB and 30 K
*Went 0-1, 6.52 ERA in SEC action (7 appearances, 9.2 IP)
*Went 1-1, 5.63 ERA in 9.2 IP as a starter and 1-3, 4.50 ERA as a reliever
*Earned wins over Purdue and Savannah State, losses to Southern California, #18 Clemson, #24 Ga. Tech and #9 Arkansas
*Career-long four scoreless IP, only one hit allowed in combined 1-0 shutout of Savannah State on April 10
*Tallied career-high 6K in 3.2 IP in start at Western Carolina on April 25

High School: *A graduate of Chestatee where he played for Scott Justus
*A 48th round draft pick of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays
*Set the school season strikeout record with 89 and the career mark with 182
*Struck out 15 in a 4-3 win in eight innings in the region playoffs against Gainesville
*Two-time Cy Young Award recipient for the War Eagles
*All-Area Honorable Mention as a senior by the Gainesville Times as team went 14-10
*Pitched only three innings as a junior due to elbow injury
*Went 3-4, 3.94 ERA with 53 strikeouts in 33 innings as a sophomore
*Part of a combined no-hitter as a freshman
*A Georgia Certificate of Merit Honor student
*Helped lead team to Region 7-AAA playoffs
*Savannah Chain summer standout that won USSSA 18U World Series

Personal:
*Born June 18, 1988
*Son of Lynn and Mitch McRee
*Major: Biology

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