Single...Attended the University of Louisville…was 8-4 with a 2.44 ERA (19 ER/69.2 IP), 20 saves and 83 strikeouts in 60 relief games from 2014-16 … named First Team All-ACC in 2015-16...Went 1-3 with a 3.30 ERA (11 ER/30.0 IP), 11 saves and 47 strikeouts (14.1 per 9.0 IP) over 27 appearances as a junior in 2016, helping the Cardinals go 50-14 and reach the Super Regionals…limited opponents to a .167 (17-102) average...Graduated from Downers Grove (Ill.) South High School in 2013 … his brother, Nick, was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the second round of the 2014 draft.
Appeared in eight games in his first major-league season...Averaged 13.50 strikeouts per 9.0 IP (11 SO/7.1 IP) … limited left-handers to a .188 (3-16) average...Was recalled from the Schaumburg training facility on 8/8 … made his major-league debut that day vs. Cleveland, working a perfect inning … struck out Beau Taylor for the first of his career...Allowed 10 runs (eight earned) on nine hits and two walks over 3.1 IP in his last four outings from 8/18-9/2...Struck out a career-high three batters on 9/2 at Minnesota...Was optioned to Schaumburg on 9/7 for the rest of the season...Preseason MLB.com Ranking: White Sox No. 17 prospect.
Began the season on Class AAA Charlotte injured list with a strained back … was reinstated and assigned to Class A Kannapolis on 4/22 ... Appeared in three games with the Intimidators before being promoted to Class AA Birmingham on 4/30 ... Made 17 appearances with the Barons before missing the rest of the season with a strained patella tendon in his right knee.
Missed the entire season while recovering from Tommy John surgery … appeared in seven rehab games with the Arizona Rookie League White Sox.
Made just 29 appearances with Charlotte before being placed on the injured list on 7/10 ... Posted a 1.93 ERA (4 ER/18.2 IP) and .183 (13-71) opponents average over his first 16 games of the season ... Left the game on 7/9 with a strained right triceps … would miss the remainder of the season ... Preseason Baseball America Rankings: No. 6 prospect and Possessing the Best Slider in the White Sox system ... Preseason MLB.com Rankings: No. 8 prospect in the Chicago organization.
Combined to go 1-0 with a 3.32 ERA (14 ER/38.0 IP) and 51 strikeouts in 26 relief appearances over four stops in the White Sox system … averaged 12.1 strikeouts per 9.0 IP and held opponents to a .174 (23-132) average ... Threw 2.0 IP in 12 of his 26 outings and struck out five batters on four occasions … 18 of his 26 appearances were scoreless and did not allow a hit in 12 of the 26 ... Made his professional debut with the Arizona League White Sox on 6/22 … was promoted to Class A Winston-Salem on 6/24, Class AA Birmingham on 7/5 and Charlotte on 8/11 ... Posted a 7.11 ERA (10 ER/12.2 IP) over his first 11 games from 6/22-7/20 … rebounded to make 11 consecutive scoreless appearances from 7/23-8/23, allowing just five hits with 29 strikeouts over 18.1 IP ... Threw 9.1 scoreless IP over his final six outings with Birmingham and 9.0 scoreless IP over his first five with Charlotte ... Threw 2.0 scoreless IP over four consecutive outings from 8/13-23, earning his first professional victory on 8/13 at Durham, striking out five batters on 8/16 vs. Gwinnett (first save) and 8/20 vs. Buffalo and four on 8/23 vs. Durham ... Among players from the White Sox draft class, was cited by Baseball America as possessing the Best Fastball, Closest To the Majors and Most Intriguing Background ... Was recommended/signed by Phil Gulley.