Graduated from Locust Grove (OK) High School, where he also played football and basketball... His cousin, Bob Davis, was a big league catcher from 1973-81 with San Diego (1973, '75-78), Toronto (1979-80) and California (1981)... Enjoys hunting, fishing and video games.
Went 6-7 with a 3.72 ERA in 35 games (18 starts) with Milwaukee... Had two stints with the team (4/22 and 5/3-end)... Went 2-7 with a 4.57 ERA as a starter (80.2ip, 41er) and 4-0 with a 1.47 ERA in relief (30.2ip, 5er)... The team went 6-12 in his starts.....produced 2 quality starts... Made his first Major League start on 4/22 at St. Louis and took a 13-5 defeat (4ip, 9h, 5r, 5er, 1bb, 3k, 2hr)... Notched his first Major League win on 6/1 at Pittsburgh, coming in relief... His first career win as a starter came in a 3-2 victory on 8/10 vs. Texas.....struck out a career-high 10 batters over 6.0 innings in that outing... Recorded his first Major League hit on 8/16 at Washington with a double off Patrick Corbin... Went 2-0 with a 1.27 ERA in 4 starts at Triple-A San Antonio, all coming in April.
Went 0-0 with a 3.29 ERA in 7 relief appearances with Milwaukee... Had five stints with the team (4/6-4/8, 5/25-5/26, 6/17-6/27, 7/12 and 8/10)... Combined to go 2-4 with a 5.03 ERA in 21 starts between Double-A Biloxi (8gs) and Triple-A Colorado Springs (13gs).
Combined to go 1-1 with a 1.02 ERA in 9 games (8 starts) between Rookie Arizona and Class-A Wisconsin as he recovered from "Tommy John" surgery... Began his season on rehab assignment at Arizona and went 0-1 with a 1.04 ERA in 6 starts... Was reinstated from the Double-A Biloxi disabled list and transferred on 8/23 to Wisconsin, where he went 1-0 with a 1.00 ERA in 3 games (2 starts)... Following the season pitched for the Salt River Rafters in the Arizona Fall League and went 1-1 with a 3.38 ERA in 4 starts (10.2ip, 13h, 5r, 4er, 2bb, 11k)
Went 3-7 with a 5.25 ERA in 13 starts at Double-A Biloxi...Did not start after 6/23 .....underwent "Tommy John" surgery on his right elbow on 7/21, performed by Dr. William Raasch.
Began the season in the Astros organization, where he went 3-4 with a 5.10 ERA in 19 games (13 starts) between Class-A Lancaster (12g/8gs) and Double-A Corpus Christi (7g/5gs)…Was traded to Milwaukee as part of a six-player deal on 7/30…Went 4-1 with a 2.92 ERA in 7 starts at Double-A Biloxi.....threw a shutout in the first round of the Southern League playoffs, earning a 6-0 victory on 9/11 vs. Pensacola (9ip, 3h, 0bb, 10k)…Contract was selected by Milwaukee on 9/22…Made 2 scoreless relief appearances with the Brewers…His Major League debut came on 9/26 at St. Louis (1ip, 1h, 1bb)…His other appearance with Milwaukee came on 10/2 vs. Chicago-NL (1ip, 1bb)…Following the season pitched for the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League and went 2-2 with a 3.51 ERA in 7 starts (25.2ip, 26h, 10r, 10er, 10bb, 19k, .271ba).