Alec Thomas Mills
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 4", Weight 185 lb.
- School University of Tennessee at Martin
- High School Montgomery Central High School
- Debut May 18, 2016
Pitcher Alec Mills began his professional career in 2012.
He was taken by the Kansas City Royals in the 22nd round of the 2012 amateur draft. After a mediocre first campaign (though he did average 8.9 strikeouts per nine innings), Mills went 2-3 with a 1.59 ERA in 18 games (three starts) for the Lexington Legends in 2013. He struck out 47 batters in 45 1/3 innings and was a South Atlantic League Mid-Season All-Star that season. He followed that with a 4-3 record with a 2.35 ERA in 14 games (13 starts) between the Legends and Idaho Falls Chukars in 2014.
Mills made his major league debut for the Royals in 2016. He gave up 5 runs in 3 1/3 innings over 3 games. He was designated for assignment when the Royals signed free agent pitcher Jason Hammel in February of 2017, then on February 8th was traded to the Chicago Cubs for OF Donnie Dewees.