Resides in McKinney, Texas…Married to Jaclyn…Couple had first child, Walker Reid, on 9/18/13...Attended Midland Christian High School (TX)…Went 8-1 with a 1.32 ERA with 90 strikeouts and eight walks his senior year…Signed by Calvin Jones (Dodgers).
Acquired by Atlanta in a six-player trade with LAD on 5/27, but spent the entire season on the 60-day disabled list recovering from 2014 right elbow surgery.
Made 20 appearances with a 2.95 ERA (7 ER/ 21.1 IP) for the Dodgers in an injury-shortened season...Last pitched in a game on May 20 at Citi Field and was subsequently placed on the 15-day disabled list (May 24) with a torn Ulnar Collateral Ligament…had surgery to repair the ligament on June 3 in Florida…was transferred to the 60-day disabled list on June 6...Was tied for 14th in the NL with six holds at the time of his injury...Limited opposing hitters to a .143 batting average with 28 strikeouts and 18 walks in 21.1 innings…did not allow a hit to a left-handed batter (0-for-27, 11 Ks)...Named to the Opening Day roster for the first time and made his 2014 debut on March in Sydney, Australia vs. the Diamondbacks…gave up a hit and a walk in 1.0 inning
Saw his first big league action in 2013, combining to go 3-0 with one save and a 2.60 ERA in 26 appearances during three stints with the Dodgers... Opened the season with Triple-A Albuquerque and went 4-0 with a 1.93 ERA in 22 relief appearances to earn his call-up to the Dodgers on June 11…made three additional scoreless appearances for the Isotopes during the course of the season, finishing the season with a 1.71 ERA in 25 games at the Triple-A level…overall, only allowed earned runs in two of 25 outings and struck out 33 in 26.1 innings with the Isotopes... Made his MLB debut on June 12 against Arizona, allowing one run on three hits with one walk and one strikeout in 0.2 innings... After allowing runs in four of his first five big league appearances, posted a 1.88 ERA (6 ER/28.2 IP) in 21 games the rest of the way…posted a 0.80 WHIP and a .134 opponents' batting average (13-for-97) from July 10-conclusion of the season…struck out 35 in 28.2 innings and walked only 10 in that stretch... Limited opposing hitters to a .165 batting average, while striking out 43 in 34.2 innings at the Major League level…held right-handed hitters to a .133 mark (10-for-75)... Posted a 0.95 WHIP, the 10th lowest mark among NL relievers with a minimum of 30.0 innings pitched... Did not allow any of his 10 inherited runners to score... Allowed only three hits with runners in scoring position (3-for-18, .167)... Picked up his first MLB win on July 20 at Washington, striking out one in a 1-2-3 ninth inning before the Dodgers rallied to win the game, 3-1, in 10 innings... Earned his only save on Sept. 3 at Colorado, entering the game with a runner on base and striking out the only hitter he faced to preserve Los Angeles' 7-4 win... Made four postseason appearances, going 0-1 with a 5.40 ERA (3 ER/5.0 IP)…limited opponents to a .200 batting average (3-for-15), but issued six walks during the playoffs…took the loss in the Dodgers' NLCS Game 1 loss at St. Louis, tossing a scoreless 12th inning before allowing the winning runs to reach base in the 13th
Appeared in 22 games (seven starts) for Double-A Chattanooga and posted a 3-3 record with a 4.65 ERA (31
ER/60.0 IP) in an injury-shortened season. Limited right-handed hitters to a .207 (25-for-121) batting average. In 14 second-half games, posted a 2.37 ERA (5 ER/19.0 IP) with a 2-2 record and two saves. Was recalled on Sept. 1 and placed on the 60-day disabled list with a right lat. strain.
Completed his second full season with Double-A Chattanooga, going 6-6 with
a 4.20 ERA and 130 strikeouts, one shy of matching his career high...ranked
fourth among all Dodger farmhands in strikeouts...fanned at least 120 for the third
consecutive season...Posted a 6-2 mark with a 3.87 ERA in his final 19 starts after starting the season
0-4 with a 5.23 ERA in his first six games...went 4-1 with a 3.73 ERA (29 ER/70.0
IP) after the All-Star break...Won the June Dodger Pride Award for Chattanooga after going 2-0 with a 1.95
ERA (6 ER/27.2 IP) in five starts...ranked fifth in the Southern League in ERA during
that span (min. 5 starts)...Held opposing batters to a .239 clip including a .237 average (31-for-131) with
runners in scoring position...After the season, was rated as the organization's No. 7 prospect overall and the
-best prospect in the Southern League by Baseball America.
Spent the entire season in Double-A and made 27 starts with the Lookouts, tied for
the most among Dodger minor leaguers...posted a 4-9 record with a 5.97 ERA,
one shutout and 120 strikeouts...Went 2-1 with a 2.89 ERA (9 ER/28.0 IP) in five June starts to win the Dodger
Pride Award for Chattanooga...on June 13, struck out 10 and shut out West Tenn.
(Mariners) for the first complete game of his career...Rated by Baseball America as the Dodgers' No. 4 prospect after the season...also
was named by the publication as the 11
-best prospect in the Southern League.
Opened the season with Single-A Inland Empire before making the jump to
Double-A Chattanooga on July 31...combined to go 8-8 with a 4.51 ERA with a
career-best 131 strikeouts over 113.2 innings pitched...ranked second in the Dodger
chain in punchouts... Fanned 105 batters in 86.1 innings with the
66ers...at the time of his promotion, was leading
the team in strikeouts and ranked third in the
California League among pitchers with less than
100 innings pitched...recorded three 10-strikeout
games with the 66ers...Pitched to a 3.95 ERA (25 ER/57.0 IP) in 13 games
(12 starts) following the All-Star break...Overall, limited right-handers to a .225 average
(45-for-200) in 25 games (22 starts)...Connected for his first professional home run with
Chattanooga, a two-out grand slam on Aug. 21
vs. Tennessee (Cubs)...went 2-for-6 with four RBI at
the plate...Ranked by Baseball America as the California
League's No. 4 prospect...entered the campaign
rated as the Dodgers' ninth-best prospect by
Limited to four innings of relief work with Single-A Inland Empire...Did not surrender a hit (0-for-5) to a right-handed batter...allowed just two hits total in the four innings of work
(faced 18 batters)...Entered the season ranked by Baseball America as the organization's No. 6 prospect.
Began his professional career with the Gulf Coast League Dodgers...Struck out 13 batters in six games (4 starts)...allowed just two hits as a reliever...Limited right-handed batters to a .095 clip (2-for-21).