Alex Chittenden begins his professional career with the ThunderBolts in 2015. He signed on November 12, 2014, the first player to sign with the club for the 2015 season. Chittenden joined the Bolts out of the University of Louisville where he played for four years and hit .271. His best offensive season came as a senior in 2014. He hit .294 with a .759 OPS and was named First Team All-American Conference for a Cardinals team that played in the College World Series, the second straight year he got to participate in that tournament. Alex attended Lawrence Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana.