Gary Alexander

Gary Alexander

Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 2"/195 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Los Angeles, California
College: Los Angeles Harbour JC
Draft: Undrafted
  • New York Yankees @ Pittsburgh Pirates: Taillon's revenge
    Pinstripe Alley

    New York Yankees @ Pittsburgh Pirates: Taillon's revenge

    The two things I was looking forward to this spring were previews of new Yankees Jameson Taillon and Corey Kluber. Both got their first work in earlier this week, and today, Taillon will get his first real start as a Yankee, working an exhibition match against his former club. You’ll remember Jameson threw seven pitches on Monday, including a strikeout on a great curveball down out of the zone.

  • Recording, cataloging sports history is his specialty
    The Sacramento Bee

    Recording, cataloging sports history is his specialty

    Brode, 79, has a collection of more than 3,000 video or audio tapes of various sporting events in the basement of his Altoona home. They represent a part of our past that we can’t bear to slip away,” Brode said of the tapes. Memories are the soul of every collector.

  • Tribune Publishing

    After a decade of All-Stars, Pirates have open competition for closer role in spring training

    Mar. 5—When David Bednar talked about his favorite pitchers for the Pittsburgh Pirates while growing up in Mars, he ticked off a list that included All-Star closers Joel Hanrahan, Jason Grilli and Mark Melancon. Bednar isn't shy about sharing his dream of putting the finishing touches on a victory in the ninth inning some day for the Pirates, knowing there's a wide-open competition for the ...