Chase Cockrell begins his professional career with the ThunderBolts in 2019. He signed on June 25, 2019 after three years at the University of Mississippi. He was a career .275 hitter for the Rebels with 11 home runs and 55 RBIs. His best year came as a junior, when he was named a semifinalist for the Dick Howser Award, given to the nation's best player. He batted .317 with nine home runs, 38 RBIs and a .539 slugging percentage. As a senior, he hit .214 with a .353 on-base percentage in 34 games. Prior to Ole Miss, he hit .335 with six homers in one year at Hinds Community College. Chase attended Oak Grove High School in Oak Grove, Louisiana.