Graduated from Sandra Day O’Connor High School in Glendale, Ariz...Signed his letter of intent to the University of Arizona...Batted .421 with 10 HR, 46 walks and a .640 on-base percentage in 32 games...Won the 2017 High School Home Run Derby at Marlins Park during All-Star Week in Miami...A few weeks later, won the 2017 Under Armour High School All-America Game B45 Home Run Derby at Wrigley Field...Played for USA Baseball in the Summer of 2017 helping lead the team to a World Cup Championship and Gold Medal...Batted .419 (116-277) with 32 HR, 118 RBI and 115 runs scored in his high school career...Named First Team Arizona High School All-State from 2016-18...Resides in Pompano Beach, Florida.
Invited to Major League Spring Training for the second consecutive year, both seasons entering as the Cardinals 2nd-youngest player in camp behind catcher Ivan Herrera... Hit .279/.333/.481 with a .814 OPS in 119 games between Springfield (AA) and Memphis (AAA), setting career highs in hits (134), home runs (25), RBI (75), runs scored (71), total bases (231), and stolen bases (7)... Led the Cardinals minor league system in plate appearances (523), at-bats (480), hits, and total bases, and shared the organizational lead in games played (119)... Appeared defensively in 77 games at second base, committing seven errors in 349 total chances (.980 fielding pct.). Also appeared in 32 games at third base... Hit 13 home runs as a second baseman, T6th-most by any minor league second baseman... Among Cardinals minor league second baseman since 2005, only Aaron Herr (21 for AA-Springfield in 2005) and Jarrett Hoffpauir (14 for AAA-Memphis in 2009) have hit more home runs in a single season... Decreased his strikeout total from 152 in 2019 (512 PA) to 115 in 2021 (523 PA)... Hit combined .305 (110-361) off right-handers and .202 (24-119) off left-handed pitchers...Began the season in Springfield, hitting .288/.354/.508 (51-177) with 11 home runs, six doubles and a .862 OPS in 43 games... Opened the season as the 4th-youngest player in the Double-A Central League, behind C.J Abrams, Bobby Witt Jr., and teammate Iván Herrera... Averaged a home run every 17.73 plate appearances... Named Double-A Central Player of the Week for the June 7-13 period... Blasted seven home runs over six games, hitting .346/.393/1.154 (9-26) with nine runs, 12 RBIs and two walks... Hit three home runs in his first three at-bats on 6/12 vs. Arkansas (AA-Mariners), one day after hitting two homers against the Travelers (6/11)... His three-homer game was the first in Springfield Cardinals regular season history... Promoted to Memphis on 6/29...After batting .103 (4-39) with four singles in his first 10 games with the Redbirds, finished his season hitting .299/.345/.519 (79-264) with 14 home runs, 14 doubles, 46 RBI and a .864 OPS in his final 66 games to end the season... Hit .316/.364/.561 (31-98) with a .926 OPS in 25 August games, his most successful month of the season... Started at third base for the National League in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Coors Field. Went 1-for-2 with a run scored and an RBI double in the third inning... Played an injury-shortened season with the Glendale Dessert Dogs of the Arizona Fall League...Hit .375/.565/.625 (6-18) with a home run, eight runs scored, and a 1.190 OPS in six games. Started five games at second base... Named to the Fall Stars Game, but did not appear due to a hamstring injury... Named the Double-A Central League's Best Defensive Third Baseman in Baseball America's Best Tools Survey by league managers... Following the season, named the No. 8 prospect of the Double-A Central League by Baseball America.
Did not play due to the COVID-19 protocols eliminating the 2020 season...Trained at the Alternate Training Site in Springfield, Mo., but did not travel as a member of the Taxi Squad.