Got married this past January...his wife’s name is Avery...Graduated from Park Hill (MO) High School...Attended Crowder (MO) College, where he graduated with an associate degree in general studies...Is the nephew of Andy Ashby, who was a MLB pitcher from 1991-2004 with Philadelphia (1991-92, 2000), Colorado (1993), San Diego (1993-99, 2004), Atlanta (2000) and Los Angeles-NL (2001-03)...Enjoys fishing, golf and spending time with friends and family.
Entered 2022 as the top prospect in the organization according to Baseball America...Went 2-10 with a 4.44 ERA and one save in 27 games (19 starts) with Milwaukee...Made his first career Opening Day roster...Went 2-8 with a 4.81 ERA as a starter (88ip, 47er) and 0-2 with a 2.79 ERA as a reliever (19.1ip, 6er)...The team went 5-14 in his starts.....produced three quality starts...Struck out 126 batters in 107.1 innings...Notched his second career save in a 7-3 win on 5/15 vs. Miami as he struck out eight batters over four scoreless innings (only baserunner came on a K/WP)...Produced a career-high 12 strikeouts over six innings in a 3-1 win in the second game of a doubleheader on 5/30 at Chicago-NL...was his first career 10+ strikeout performance...On 7/23 signed a five-year contract through the 2027 season with club options for 2028 and 2029...Was on the 15-day injured list from 6/20-7/2, retroactive to 6/17, with left forearm inflammation and again from 8/22-9/19, retroactive to 8/20, left shoulder inflammation.
Entered the season as the eighth-best prospect in the organization according to Baseball America...Went 3-2 with a 4.55 ERA and one save in 13 games (four starts) with Milwaukee...Had four stints with the team (6/30, 8/10, 8/14 and 8/22-end of season)...Went 1-0 with a 4.63 ERA as a starter (11.2ip, 6er) and 2-2 with a 4.50 ERA as a reliever (20ip, 10er)...Held opponents to a .210 batting average with 39 strikeouts in 31.2 innings...Made his Major League debut in a start 6/30 vs. Chicago-NL and received no decision in the 15-7 win (0.2ip, 4h, 7r, 4er, 3bb, 0k, 1wp).....the Brewers came back from a 7-0 first-inning deficit...Earned his first Major League win in a start on 8/29 at Minnesota.....Brewers won, 6-2 (5ip, 3h, 2r, 2er, 1bb, 4k, 1hr)...Notched his first Major League save in an 11-1 win on 9/12 at Cleveland (3ip, 1h, 0r, 0bb, 5k)...Appeared in two games in the NLDS vs. Atlanta, posting a 6.75 ERA (2.2ip, 5h, 2r, 2er, 2bb, 3k)....Went 5-4 with a 4.41 ERA in 21 games (12 starts) at Triple-A Nashville...Held opponents to a .227 batting average with 100 strikeouts in 63.1 innings at Nashville...Went 2-3 with a 2.61 ERA as a starter (48.1ip, 14er) and 3-1 with a 10.20 ERA as a reliever (15ip, 17er) at Nashville...Enters the 2022 season as the top prospect in the organization according to Baseball America.
Spent last season at the Alternate Training Site in Appleton, WI.....was added to the 60-man Player Pool roster on 8/25.
Was named 2019 Brewers Minor League Pitcher of the Year after going 5-10 with a 3.50 ERA in 24 games (23 starts) between Class-A Wisconsin (11g/10gs) and Class-A Carolina (13gs)…produced 135 strikeouts in 126.0 innings...Was a 2019 Midwest League All-Star as he led the league in strikeouts (80) prior to his promotion to Carolina...Earned Brewers Minor League Pitcher of the Month honors for May 2019 after going 2-1 with a 2.37 ERA in 5 starts at Wisconsin (30.1ip, 36k).
Went 2-3 with a 3.59 ERA and 1 save in 13 games (10 starts) between Rookie Helena (6g, 3gs) and Class-A Wisconsin (7gs) during his first professional season in 2018...produced 66 strikeouts in 57.2 innings...Was named Pioneer League Pitcher of the Week for 7/16-7/22, 2018 after tossing 7.0 shutout innings on 7/21 vs. Ogden.