Is married...wife’s name is Megan...the couple has a son named Ronald. Graduated from Locust Grove (OK) High School, where he played football and basketball in addition to baseball...His cousin, Bob Davis, was a Major League catcher from 1973-81 with San Diego (1973, ‘75-78), Toronto (1979-80) and California (1981)...Is a member of Cherokee Nation...grew up speaking some Cherokee in school...Enjoys hunting, fishing and video games.
Went 6-10 with a 4.73 ERA in 22 games (21 starts) with Milwaukee... The team went 9-12 in his starts.....produced six quality starts... Posted a 2.98 ERA over his first eight starts (42.1ip, 14er) and a 6.17 ERA over his last 13 starts (58.1ip, 40er)... Was on the 15-day injured list from 7/1-8/23 with a right flexor strain and from 9/28 through the remainder of the season with a right groin strain... Signed a one-year contract on 11/18, avoiding arbitration.
Went 10-6 with a 3.22 ERA in 28 games (26 starts) with Milwaukee...The team went 18-8 in his starts...produced seven quality starts...Held opponents to a .228 batting average...Went 7-1 with a 2.65 ERA in his last 19 games / 17 starts (98.2ip, 29er), including 3-0 with a 1.50 ERA in his last five games, all starts (30ip, 5er)...Was on the injured list (COVID-19) from 8/7-8/21...Hit his first career home run on 4/27 vs. Miami with a solo shot off Daniel Castano...On 5/8 at Miami became the 15th pitcher (17x) in the Modern Era (since 1900) to hit a home run, walk nobody and have 10+ strikeouts in a game...hit a solo homer off Daniel Castano in the 6-2 win (6ip, 10k)...his 10 strikeouts tied a career-high...On 9/4 vs. St. Louis threw his first career complete game in a 4-0 win (9ip, 3h, 0bb, 7k)...snapped the Brewers’ streak of 612 consecutive games without a nine-inning complete game and streak of 1,011 games without a complete game shutout, which was a Major League record...Earned a win in Game 1 of the NLDS vs. Atlanta (2ip, 1h, 1r, 1er, 0bb, 1k, 1hr)...allowed a Joc Pederson PH solo homer...Took the loss in Game 3 of the NLDS at Atlanta (1ip, 3h, 3r, 3er, 1bb, 0k, 1hr)...allowed a Joc Pederson PH three-run homer.
Went 1-6 with a 5.30 ERA in 12 games (11 starts) with Milwaukee...His first 11 appearances of the season came as a starter...The team went 5-6 in his starts...produced 1 quality start...Went 1-0 with a 0.75 ERA in his first two starts (12ip, 1er) and 0-6 with a 6.70 ERA in his last 9 starts (43ip, 32er)...Induced a 5-4-3 triple play (Yadier Molina) on 9/27 at St. Louis...was the ninth triple play in franchise history...was his lone relief appearance of the season...Appeared in Game 2 of the NL Wild Card Series at Los Angeles (2ip, 1h, 1bb, 1k).
Went 6-7 with a 3.72 ERA in 35 games (18 starts) with Milwaukee... Had two stints with the team (4/22 and 5/3-end)... Went 2-7 with a 4.57 ERA as a starter (80.2ip, 41er) and 4-0 with a 1.47 ERA in relief (30.2ip, 5er)... The team went 6-12 in his starts...produced two quality starts... Made his first Major League start on 4/22 at St. Louis and took a 13-5 defeat (4ip, 9h, 5r, 5er, 1bb, 3k, 2hr)... Notched his first Major League win on 6/1 at Pittsburgh, coming in relief... His first career win as a starter came in a 3-2 victory on 8/10 vs. Texas...struck out a career-high 10 batters over 6.0 innings in that outing... Recorded his first Major League hit on 8/16 at Washington with a double off Patrick Corbin... Went 2-0 with a 1.27 ERA in 4 starts at Triple-A San Antonio, all coming in April.
Went 0-0 with a 3.29 ERA in seven relief appearances with Milwaukee... Had five stints with the team (4/6-4/8, 5/25-5/26, 6/17-6/27, 7/12 and 8/10)... Combined to go 2-4 with a 5.03 ERA in 21 starts between Double-A Biloxi (8gs) and Triple-A Colorado Springs (13gs).
Combined to go 1-1 with a 1.02 ERA in 9 games (8 starts) between Rookie Arizona and Class-A Wisconsin as he recovered from "Tommy John" surgery... Began his season on rehab assignment at Arizona and went 0-1 with a 1.04 ERA in 6 starts... Was reinstated from the Double-A Biloxi disabled list and transferred on 8/23 to Wisconsin, where he went 1-0 with a 1.00 ERA in 3 games (2 starts)... Following the season pitched for the Salt River Rafters in the Arizona Fall League and went 1-1 with a 3.38 ERA in 4 starts (10.2ip, 13h, 5r, 4er, 2bb, 11k)
Went 3-7 with a 5.25 ERA in 13 starts at Double-A Biloxi...Did not start after 6/23 ...underwent "Tommy John" surgery on his right elbow on 7/21, performed by Dr. William Raasch.
Began the season in the Astros organization, where he went 3-4 with a 5.10 ERA in 19 games (13 starts) between Class-A Lancaster (12g/8gs) and Double-A Corpus Christi (7g/5gs)…Was traded to Milwaukee as part of a six-player deal on 7/30…Went 4-1 with a 2.92 ERA in 7 starts at Double-A Biloxi...threw a shutout in the first round of the Southern League playoffs, earning a 6-0 victory on 9/11 vs. Pensacola (9ip, 3h, 0bb, 10k)…Contract was selected by Milwaukee on 9/22…Made 2 scoreless relief appearances with the Brewers…His Major League debut came on 9/26 at St. Louis (1ip, 1h, 1bb)…His other appearance with Milwaukee came on 10/2 vs. Chicago-NL (1ip, 1bb)…Following the season pitched for the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League and went 2-2 with a 3.51 ERA in 7 starts (25.2ip, 26h, 10r, 10er, 10bb, 19k, .271ba).