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Get to Know Alex Young

June 27, 2019

Alex Young was born on September 9, 1993, and attended Carmel Catholic HS. He was drafted in the 32nd round of the 2012 MLB draft by the Texas Rangers but chose to attend Texas Christian University from 2013 to 2015. During those three seasons, Young went 17-10 (.630) with a

Alex Young Dominates In Aces 4-1 Win

July 16, 2018

El Paso, TX. - Alex Young picked up the fourth win of his Aces career tonight in El Paso, Texas. Young went 6.2 innings, allowed four hits and one earned run on Sunday night with offensive support from 2018 All-Star Sócrates Brito and Kristopher Negrón. Brito was the lone Aces

Dominant starts from Donatella, Young net two wins

Generals hold Pensacola to three runs over 18 innings
May 19, 2018

PENSACOLA, FLA. - Thanks to some desperately needed deep outings from their starting pitchers, the Jackson Generals hooked the Pensacola Blue Wahoos for a pair of wins on Thursday and Friday, with Thursday's game being completed on Friday afternoon following a weather-related suspension of play. The Generals (23-18) remain 4.5 games

Generals sweep dramatic double-header

Young nearly no-hits Chattanooga; Jackson rallies for nightcap win
April 25, 2018

Jackson, Tenn. - Some days you just can't make up. After a dominant front-end performance by left-hander Alex Young in the first game of Monday's double-header, the Jackson Generals (15-2) rallied for their ninth win in a row with an unlikely walkoff victory over the Chattanooga Lookouts (9-9) in the nightcap.

Young flirts with no-hitter for Generals

D-backs No. 23 prospect allows one single over six innings
April 24, 2018

Back at the Double-A level for a second straight season, Alex Young made a statement Monday night, coming within four outs of a seven-inning no-hitter.Arizona's No. 23 prospect permitted one single over six frames, piling up eight strikeouts and walking one en route to the win in Double-A Jackson's 7-0

Generals start slow, burn Tennessee with five-run fifth inning

Young withstands two homers; Lopez, Flores contribute late
April 11, 2018

Timing is everything, and the Jackson Generals timed the alarm clocks on their bat rack with precision on Wednesday, springing a five-run fifth inning on Tennessee en route to a 6-4 ruining of the home opener at Smokies Stadium. Alex Young (2-0, 3.60 ERA) conducted his second five-inning start of

Generals pepper Jacksonville 7-3 in season opener

Herum, Gonzalez pace offense; Young impresses in first 2018 start
April 6, 2018

Jackson, Tenn. - Alex Young's five-inning start and six total bases from Marty Herum helped the Jackson Generals to a 7-3 victory over the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp on Thursday night at The Ballpark at Jackson. The victory gave the Generals (1-0) their fifth straight win in an Opening Night game,

Nunn, Smokies Nip Generals In Extras

Jackson plays into 14th after being no-hit through five innings
September 3, 2017

Sevierville, Tenn. - Despite going hitless in the first five innings, the Jackson Generals stretched out their Sunday with a single swing and an army of arms. Tying their longest game of the year, the Generals and Tennessee Smokies played into the 14th inning, with Tennessee winning 2-1.Generals first baseman

Generals Suffer Tight Loss To Lookouts

Gabriel Moya and Chattanooga spoil a strong start from Alex Young
August 29, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - The enemy you know is said to be better than the one you don't, except when that enemy is Gabriel Moya (S, 24). The one-time Jackson Generals closer pulled off a five-out save against his former team on Tuesday, preserving a 3-1 Chattanooga Lookouts win at The

Young's Gem Evens Series In Pensacola

Jackson survives with just 3 hits in 2-1 win
August 25, 2017

Pensacola, Fla. - There's something to be said for playing in a lot of tight games. The Jackson Generals played their 35th one-run game at Pensacola on Thursday, and they scored a 2-1 victory to knot up the series with the Blue Wahoos.Alex Young (9-8, 3.88 ERA) hurled six innings

Series in Montgomery Ends in Sweep

Generals drop close one in finale, swept for first time all year
August 15, 2017

Montgomery, Ala. - The Generals could not figure out Montgomery again Monday night, losing the finale at Riverwalk Stadium 5-3. The Generals were swept in a five-game set for the first time all season, and they are now eight games back of the Biscuits with just 20 games left in

Romero Made Mortal In Generals Win

Jackson takes early six-run lead, holds on to even series
August 7, 2017

Chattanooga, Tenn. - In what has been a wacky series already, the Jackson Generals drew first blood against one of the best pitchers in the league, and they didn't look back on Monday night. Jackson (22-22, 59-55) clocked Chattanooga's Fernando Romero (11-7, 2.96 ERA) for six runs through the first

Win Streak Snapped at Five

Generals fall to Mobile despite strong start from Young
July 27, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - The Generals were unable to extending their winning streak to six games Thursday night, as Mobile took the third game of the series 4-2. Jackson scored twice in the first inning, but that was it for the offense. Alex Young went seven innings, but took the loss

Generals' Young fires six scoreless frames

D-backs prospect allows two hits, fans season-high eight
July 22, 2017

Alex Young had no margin of error to work with for much of his start on Friday night. Given a slim lead, he made sure it held up as long as he was on the mound.Young gave up two hits and a walk while recording a season-high eight strikeouts over

Young, Generals Hold Off Barons

Offense returns with 11 hits; Moya, Nakaushiro finish it
July 21, 2017

Birmingham, Ala. - Some do it with youth, and some do it with experience. 23-year-old Alex Young sang lead, and the Jackson Generals, with a pair of thirty-year-old starters in the lineup, backed Young up just enough in a 2-1 victory at Birmingham on Friday. The win snapped a four-game skid

Hernandez, Young Power Generals To Win

Jackson battery anchors 9-4 victory in front of 3,705
July 15, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - For the second time in the space of a week, left-hander Alex Young gave the Jackson Generals a winning effort. After starting in a 1-0 shutout win on July 10, Young's six-inning effort on Saturday was buoyed by multiple big innings from the Generals' offense, as Jackson

Young, Generals Shut Out Braves Again

One run is enough as Jackson wins fourth in a row
July 10, 2017

Pearl, Miss. - For the second night in a row, the Generals shut out Mississippi as Jackson won 1-0 over the Braves Monday at Trustmark Park. Alex Young and a trio of relievers held the Braves to just three hits en route to Jackson's fourth consecutive victory.Jackson (9-9, 46-42) matched

Southpaws Shine In Thursday Thriller

Speier, Young, and Moya pitch Generals past Barons; Lugo delivers late
June 16, 2017

Birmingham, Ala. - The Birmingham Barons put the pressure on the Jackson Generals in the ninth inning, but Gabriel Moya (S, 9) put the clamps on the home team, pitching the Generals to a 2-1 victory on Thursday. Moya's save preserved the Generals' 35th win of the year, guaranteeing them

Slams Vault Jackson To Victory

Generals down Montgomery with 15 hits; Young works seven innings
May 20, 2017

Montgomery, Ala. - After a three-homer night on Thursday, the Jackson Generals routed Montgomery 17-5 on Friday with three more dingers. Two of the Generals' mashes were grand slams, as Jackson became the first Southern League team to hit multiple grand slams in a game since 2013. With the victory,

Generals Sweep Doubleheader in Mobile

Team improves to league best 17-9 behind pair of wins Thursday
May 5, 2017

Mobile, Ala. - After and off day and a rainout, the Generals took advantage of a chance to play two with a doubleheader sweep of Mobile at Hank Aaron Stadium Thursday night. Jackson took the opener 6-2 before holding on to win the nightcap by a 4-3 final.With the wins,

Generals Drop Opener to Chattanooga

Young strikes out six, but walks loom large
April 27, 2017

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Prospect Roundup: Games of April 16

Dodgers' Bellinger, Astros' Tucker stay hot with homers
April 17, 2017

Dodgers 1B Cody Bellinger, Triple-A Oklahoma City: 2-for-3, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, BB, K -- With Corey Seager and Julio Urías graduating last season, all eyes have turned to Bellinger as the next big Dodgers youngster to climb to the Majors, and's No. 10 overall prospect hasn't disappointed. Following Sunday's

Defense Lays Groundwork For 8th Win

Ijames, Flores key Generals' scoring; Young and Speier share the hill
April 16, 2017

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Generals Stymie Birmingham for Fourth Win

Young, Speier, Moya keep Barons at arm's length
April 10, 2017

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