Married Ashlyn...has one son: Brooks...Batted .339/.420/.620 with 48 doubles, five triples, 47 homers and 179 RBI in 176 games in three seasons at Missouri State...Was named First Team All-America by Baseball America and a semifinalist for the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award as a junior in 2017 after hitting .328/.443/.648 (81-247) with 22 homers, 65 RBI, 69 runs scored and 43 walks in 63 games...Was named the NCBWA District VI Player of the Year and was a Dick Howser Trophy semifinalist in 2016 after hitting .349 (82-235) with 21 homers and 72 RBI...led the conference in RBI and ranked second in average and homers...Was named MVC Defensive Player of the Year in 2015...Is a 2014 graduate of Christian Brothers College H.S. in St. Louis...batted .440 with four home runs and 25 RBI as a senior.
Split the season between the White Sox and Class AAA Charlotte...missed time with both clubs due to injuries to his right hand and left wrist...Ranked ninth on the Sox with eight home runs despite appearing in just 51 games...seven of his eight homers traveled an estimated 400-plus feet, including six at 420-plus feet...Made his first career Opening Day roster, going 1-3 with a double, walk and run scored as the starting third baseman on 4/8 at Detroit...Went 2-for-3 with a home run (No. 2 career), two RBI and a run scored in a 3-2 win on 4/15 vs. Tampa Bay...recorded a career-high three hits, including a solo homer on 4/27 vs. Kansas City...Was optioned to Charlotte on 5/9 to make room for Yoán Moncada and recalled on 5/24...Recorded the game-winning RBI in four straight victories from 5/25-6/5, the only White Sox player to accomplish that feat since at least 1974 (STATS LLC)...Connected on a game-winning, three-run homer in the fifth inning on 5/25 vs. Boston...the White Sox trailed 1-0 entering the inning and held on for a 3-1 win...Drove in the Sox only run with a solo homer (424 feet) and matched his career high with three hits on 5/28 vs. the Cubs...recorded his first career game-ending hit with an RBI single in the 12th on 5/29 vs. the Cubs...Extra! Extra!: Compiled a seven-game streak with an extra-base hit from 6/4-11, tied for the third-longest in club history behind Paul Konerko (nine in 2011) and Al Simmons (eight in 1935)...went 12-25 (.480) with four doubles, four home runs, nine RBI and a 1.639 OPS during the streak...Burger Bomb, In a Pinch: Connected on a game-winning, pinch-hit, two-run home run in the top of the eighth inning on 6/4 at Tampa Bay to lead the White Sox to a 3-2 victory...became the first Sox player with a game-winning, pinch homer in the eighth or later since Daniel Palka on 8/2/18 vs. Kansas City...Recorded four straight multi-hit efforts from 6/8-11...hit a solo homer (398 feet) on 6/8 vs. the Dodgers, the first of his career that did not travel at least 400 feet...was 2-3 with a solo homer and three runs scored on 6/9 vs. the Dodgers, marking the first time in his career he has homered in back-to-back games...Was hit on his right hand on 6/25 vs. Baltimore and made just one start from 6/26-7/5...was placed on the injured list on 7/6 with a bone bruise in his right hand...after a four-game rehab assignment with Charlotte from 7/27-8/1, was reinstated from the injured list on 8/2 and optioned to the Knights...Appeared in 39 games with Charlotte...was on the club's injured list from 8/21-9/22 with a fractured left wrist...Preseason Rankings: No. 7 prospect in the White Sox organization (Baseball America and MLB.com).
Spent time with both Class AAA Charlotte and the White Sox in his first action since his professional debut season of 2017...made all seven of his starts for the Sox at third base...Was selected to play in the MLB All-Star Futures Game but did not participate after being recalled from Charlotte on 7/2...made his major-league debut that night as the starting third baseman at Detroit...went 2-4 with a run scored, including his first career hit (double off Erasmo Ramírez) in the seventh...Became the eighth Sox first-round draft pick to play for the team in 2021, joining Tim Anderson (2013), Carlos Rodón (2014), Zack Collins (2016), Zack Burdi (2016), Nick Madrigal (2018), Andrew Vaughn (2019) and Garrett Crochet (2020)...Posted five multi-hit efforts in his first six starts...hit his first triple as part of a multi-hit effort on 7/4 at the Tigers...drove in his first run in his third multi-hit effort on 7/7 at Twins...Hit his first MLB home run on 7/17 vs. Houston in his home debut, a 456-foot solo shot off Austin Pruitt...Went 0-11 over his last four starts and was optioned to Charlotte on 7/26, where he spent the remainder of the season...Batted .274/.332/.513 (85-310) with 16 doubles, 18 home runs, 54 RBI and 46 runs scored over 82 games with the Knights...recorded four hits twice, hit two home runs on 8/24 vs. Durham and drove in four runs on 6/16 vs. Jacksonville.
Spent the season at the Schaumburg training facility … also played in the independent CarShield Collegiate League in O’Fallon, Mo. prior to going to Schaumburg...Preseason MLB.com Ranking: White Sox No. 14 prospect.
Missed the entire season due to a bruised left heel...Preseason MLB.com Ranking: White Sox No. 13 prospect.
Missed the entire season due to a ruptured left Achilles tendon suffered during spring training game on 2/26 vs. Oakland … re-ruptured the tendon in May...Preseason Baseball America Ranking: No. 7 prospect in the White Sox system...Preseason MLB.com Ranking: Chicago's No. 8 prospect.
Hit .263 (51-194) with 10 doubles, two triples, five home runs, 29 RBI, 14 walks, 24 runs scored and a .749 OPS over 51 games with the Arizona Rookie League White Sox and Class A Kannapolis in his professional debut...Opened the season with the AZL Sox and hit his first professional home run in his third game on 7/4 vs. the AZL Dodgers … played in four games before being promoted to Kannapolis on 7/7 for the remainder of the season...Appeared in 47 games with the Intimidators, including 42 at third base and five as the designated hitter...Batted .384/.454/.605 with three home runs at home and .304 (17-56) with RISP … hit a season-high .358 (24-67) with two homers and 11 RBI in 19 July games...Went 3-3 with a double and two runs scored in his Kannapolis debut on 7/7 vs. Hagerstown … homered and drove in four runs on 7/10 vs. the Suns...Went 5-5 with two doubles, one triple, two RBI and two runs scored on 7/20 vs. West Virginia … recorded consecutive three-hit efforts on 7/27-28 at Lexington … drove in three runs in back-to-back games from 7/31-8/1 vs. Delmarva...Hit for the cycle on 8/24 vs. Greensboro, going 5-5 with two doubles, a triple, home run, three RBI, walk and run scored … was the first Intimidators player to hit for the cycle since Billy Rice on 7/15/12...Went 0-15 over his final four games, lowering his season average from .295 to .271...Hit safely in all six games for Kannapolis in the SAL playoffs, including a three-hit effort in the opener of the championship series vs. Greenville...Finished the season ranked by MLB.com as the No. 10 Prospect in the White Sox organization … was named by Baseball America following the season as the No. 16 prospect in the SAL...Also rated by Baseball America as the Best Pure Hitter, Best Power Hitter and Closest to the Majors in the Sox draft class...Was recommended/signed by Clay Overcash.