Married, wife's name is Paige...The couple has a son, Forrest...Attended St. Clair Community College (MI).
Posted a career-best 11.86 SO/9, for his career he has a 9.23 SO/9 ratio...His 11.86 SO/9 ratio ranked fifth-best on the O’s (min. 10.0 IP)...Struck out at least one batter in a career-high 13-straight games from 8/6-9/9...Opponents hit .089 (4-for-45) with two strikes...Walked one batter in five-straight outings to close out the season; had four total walks in his first 17 appearances...First batters hit .381 (8-for-21) with 3-2B, a HR, and a BB against him...Held reverse splits, with right-handers batting .227 (10-for-44) against him, while left-handers hit .273 (12-for-44)...10 of his 22 appearances on the season were less than 1.0 inning...Had two appearances (8/30 at TOR and 9/5 vs. NYY) in which he worked at least 2.0 innings; has 10 career appearances of at least 2.0 innings...Ranked second on the team in appearances by a left-handed reliever (and tied for second overall in appearances); since making his MLB debut (6/29/18), he leads all Orioles pitchers in appearances (123)...Earned his first win of the season on 7/31 vs. TB; was his first win since 6/8/19 at HOU, snapping a six-decision losing streak...Appeared on his second-straight Opening Day roster.
Led the Orioles with 66 appearances, tied for fifth-most among left-handed pitchers in the AL...Allowed 11-of-43 inherited runners to score (25.6%), the eighth-lowest percentage in the AL; his 43 inherited runners were ninth-most in the AL...Held opponents scoreless in 44 of his 66 appearances on the season...Held left-handed hitters to a .118 average (6-for-51) in the first-half of the season, the fourth-lowest average in the majors among relievers (min. 50 at-bats vs. LHH)...Posted a 3.95 ERA (12 ER/27.1 IP) in 31 home games, as opposed to a 6.60 ERA (22 ER/30.0 IP) in 35 road games; seven of his nine losses came on the road...Recorded a team-high 11 holds, but went 3-for-8 in save opportunities...Earned his first win of the season (second of his career) on 6/8 at HOU (1.2 IP, BB, 2 K)...Surrendered a career-high five runs on 6/13 vs. TOR (0.1 IP, 3 H, 5 ER, 2 BB)...In eight July appearances, he posted a 1.08 ERA (1 ER/8.1 IP) with 10 strikeouts; held opponents to a .107 (3-for-28) average...Posted an 8.38 ERA (9 ER/9.2 IP) with a .333 average against (14-for-42) in 11 August appearances...Allowed multiple home runs on 8/5 vs. NYY for the first time in his career (L, 0.2 IP, 3 H, 3 ER, K, 2 HR)...Allowed seven home runs on the season, six of which were hit by lefties.
Had his contract selected from Triple-A Norfolk on 6/29 and made his Major League debut that night vs. LAA; tossed 1.2 scoreless innings, with two hits and two strikeouts; struck out the first two batters he faced, Kole Calhoun and Mike Trout.. Earned his first career win on 9/30 vs. HOU (3.0 IP, 2 K)... Tossed back-to-back 3.0-inning no-hit appearances on 9/26 at BOS and 9/30 vs. HOU; the 3.0 innings pitched set and matched a season-high... His 35 appearances after his debut (6/29) were the most by an Orioles reliever... Held opponents to a .286 slugging percentage, good for ninth-best among American League relievers and fifth-best among AL lefty relievers (min. 35 appearances)... Recorded his first career save on 9/16 vs. CWS (1.2 IP, 1 BB, 4 K)... Tied his career-high with four strikeouts on 9/16 vs. CWS, recording four of the five outs via strikeout; also struck out four batters on 7/6 at MIN... Tossed 3.0 hitless innings, and earned the win, on 9/30 vs. HOU as part of the 41st one-hitter in Orioles history (eighth combined)... Allowed 6-of-30 (20.0%) inherited runners to score; led the Orioles pitching staff in inherited runners scored percentage... Held opponents to a .200 (7-for-35) average with runners in scoring position and a .188 (3-for-16) average with runners in scoring position and two outs... Posted a 1.42 ERA (3 ER/19.0 IP) in 18 home games and a 5.30 ERA (11 ER/18.2 IP) in 17 road games... Went a combined 3-1 with a 3.19 ERA (15 ER/42.1 IP) in 28 games between Triple-A Norfolk and Double-A Bowie this season.
Made one appearance for Triple-A Tacoma before being traded to the Orioles on 4/14...Made his first appearance for Triple-A Norfolk on 4/19, tossing 1.0 scoreless inning...24 of his 25 appearances with the Tides were 1.0 inning-or-more, including three starts...Made eight-straight appearances (15.0 IP) without allowing a run from 6/30-7/8...Made seven appearances for Double-A Bowie to finish off the season, allowing one run in 12.0 innings (0.75 ERA)...Held opponents to a .210 (13-for-62) batting average with runners in scoring position.
Spent the whole season with Triple-A Tacoma...Finished tied for 15th in the Pacific Coast League with 48 relief appearances... Made his sixth career start and only one of the season on 8/23 against Las Vegas...Struck out at least one batter in 35 of 48 appearances, including 18 multi-strikeout games...Did not allow a run in 19 of his final 21 appearances (7/7-9/5), going 2-0 with a 1.08 ERA (3 ER/25.0 IP)...Held opponents to a .238 (48-for-202) batting average...Allowed eight extra-base hits all season.