The former Jamestown College pitcher will graduate in December with a degree in business administration and minors in financial planning and marketing. He also recently got engaged, and spent Thanksgiving with his future in-laws in Canada.
Alex Kreis knows where he’ll be pitching next.
Five days after being selected in the 35th round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Washington Nationals, the team told Kreis he’d begin his pro career with the Auburn (N.Y.) Doubledays — the Nationals’ short-season Class A minor league team.
Former Grand Forks Central High School and Grand Forks Royals American Legion baseball pitcher Alex Kreis was selected by Washington in the Major League Baseball draft Wednesday. The Cubs selected Fargo South graduate David Ernst.
Jamestown College is headed to the NAIA national baseball tournament, while Northland Community and Technical College heads to the regional on a roll. Both teams can thank former Grand Forks Central players, in large part, for their success.
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