Previous Experience Alex played four years at Charleston Southern before being drafted in the 20th round of the 2014 MLB Amateur Draft by the Cubs. He joined the SS-A Boise (ID) Hawks of the Northwest League and batted .311 with 18 RBI in 37 games played. He mostly played first and second base, but saw some time on the left side at third and short stop.
A native of Tega Cay, SC Alex finished his college career at Charleston Southern as the school’s all-time leader in doubles (53) and base hits (253). He started the final 151 games of his career, a stretch that began early in his sophomore season. In his senior season in 2014, he batted .361, five homers, 44 RBI and was named to the Big South All-Conference First Team.
As a junior, he batted .343 which was good enough for eighth best in the conference. His career started off promisingly enough as a freshman in 2011 as he finished as the runner-up in Big South Freshman of the Year voting. Alex batted .351, with a .470 slugging percentage and .407 on-base percentage that first season.
Personal The 23 year-old is the son of Jack Tomasovich. He graduated from Charleston Southern with a business management degree. His full name is John Alexander Tomasovich.