Southern Illinois Miners

28 Alex De Leon
28 Alex De Leon
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 235
Hometown: Woodland Hills, CA
Previous College: University of Kansas
Position: INF

Born: 02/09/1991

Bats/Throws: R/R

2016 Status: Experienced

- Entering first season with Southern Illinois in 2016

- Hit .212 in 112 games last year at Single-A Peoria in the St. Louis Cardinals organization, but hit for power with 24 doubles, 11 homers and 55 RBIs (all career-best totals)

- Played both 2014 and 2013 seasons at short-season Single-A State College in the Cardinals' system, hitting .268 with nine homers, 29 RBIs, 17 doubles and 64 hits in 64 games in 2014

- Originally drafted in the 23rd round of the 2013 MLB Draft by St. Louis

- Played collegiately at the University of Kansas, hitting .319 with 10 homers, 46 RBIs and 19 doubles in 56 games as a senior in 2013 to earn honorable mention All-Big 12 honors