Is a 2010 graduate of Scotts Valley (CA) High School, where he was a three-year letter winner in baseball...began his collegiate career with Cabrillo College in Aptos, CA, where he was a first-team All-Coast Conference selection in his 2012 sophomore season after going 5-4, 3.21 with 52 strikeouts...as a freshman was a Junior College All-Star after finishing 5-2, 1.65...transferred to Long Beach State University for his junior year and in 15 starts posted a 3.56 ERA with two complete games and one shutout.
Went to minor league camp with the Rangers...On 6/1 was released...On 2/11/21 was signed by the Reds to a minor league contract and invited to 2021 Major League spring training camp.
In his first season in the Braves organization, made 53 appearances out of the bullpen and compiled a 4-1 record, one save, and a 2.86 ERA (20 ER/63.0 IP)…Also spent time on the 10-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation, missing 25 games from 8/7-9/1...Made his first Opening Day roster…Took his only loss of the season in his Braves debut, allowing one run over 2.0 innings on 3/30 vs. PHI in a 5-4, 11-inning loss...Over his next 19 games, compiled a 0.38 ERA (1 ER/24.0 IP)…Over his final 33 games, pitched to a 4.38 ERA (18 ER/37.0 IP)...Collected his first career save in his final appearance of the season, 9/23 vs. PHI…Struck out two over a perfect inning in a 2-1 win...Went more than 1.0 inning in 17 of his 53 appearances, including a personal-best 3.1 innings to earn his first career win, 4/3 vs. WSH...Held both right-handed (31-for-140) and lefthanded (19-for-86) hitters to a .221 average… Righties hit both the home runs he allowed...Limited the opposition to a .185 (12-for-65) average with runners in scoring position...Compiled a 1.89 ERA (7 ER/33.1 IP) in 28 games at SunTrust Park.
Spent the majority of the season with Colorado's Triple-A club at Albuquerque, while also making his major league debut during the first of two stints with the Rockies.. Opened the season with two relief appearances for Albuquerque before Colorado recalled him, 4/14...Made his major league debut on 4/14 at SF and worked a scoreless eighth inning… Fanned Connor Gillaspie for his first career strikeout...Optioned back to Triple-A on 4/16…Returned to the majors on 9/5 and made two more appearances, allowing three runs and six hits in 3.0 combined innings. ..Made three starts with the Isotopes, going 0-1 with a 6.23 ERA (6 ER/8.2 IP)…Was 3-4 with a save and a 5.23 ERA (31 ER/53.1 IP) in 33 games out of the Triple-A bullpen... Recorded his second career save on 8/31 vs. Reno and his first since 8/1/13 while playing for Single-A Jamestown.
Spent entire season at Triple-A Albuquerque, going 5-8 with a 5.42 ERA in 27 games, 19 starts...At home, went 5-2 with a 4.05 ERA (53.1 IP, 24 ER) in 11 games, nine starts, but did not win on the road in six decisions, posting a 6.67 ERA (58.0 IP, 43 ER) in 16 games, 10 starts...Went 4-8 with a 5.70 ERA (96.1 IP, 61 ER) as a starter … 1-0 with a 3.60 ERA (15.0 IP, 6 ER) in relief...Was 3-8 with a 6.16 ERA (83.1 IP, 57 ER) in 16 starts prior to the All-Star break … on the 7-day disabled list from June 5-15 … 2-0 with a 3.21 ERA (28.0 IP, 10 ER) in 11 games, three starts the second half...In August, was 1-0 with a 2.70 ERA (20.0 IP, 6 ER), pitching in seven games, including three starts...Was 1-0 with a 4.19 ERA (19.1 IP, 9 ER) in 10 Arizona Fall League appearances in 2016 for Salt River … did not allow an earned run over his first five outings (9.0 IP).