Played his college baseball at the University of Florida, pitching for the Gators from 2015-17...Helped Florida to its first national title in 2017, earning College World Series Most Outstanding Pitcher honors after throwing 14.1 scoreless innings with 22 strikeouts in two starts...Earned All-American honors and second team All-SEC honors as a junior, posting a 9-2 record with one save, a 2.26 ERA (123.2IP/31ER) and 157 strikeouts in 20 appearances, including 19 starts...Made 17 starts as a sophomore in 2016, compiling a 13-3 record with a 3.18 ERA (104.2IP/37ER) and 133 strikeouts to earn All-America honors.
Saw his first big league action in 2022, making 12 starts with the Tigers...Made his Major League debut in the second game of the doubleheader on May 4 vs. Pittsburgh, giving up just two runs on eight hits with a strikeout in 5.0 innings...Earned his first big league win on May 22 at Cleveland, tossing 5.1 innings and allowing two runs on six hits and two walks, while striking out a pair...Began his Major League career by throwing at least 5.0 innings and allowing no more than two runs in each of his first seven starts...according to the Elias Sports Bureau, joined Jered Weaver in 2006 and Boo Ferriss in 1945 as the only pitchers since 1893 to start their career with seven-or-more straight games with 5.0-or-more innings and two-or-fewer runs allowed...was the first Tigers pitcher to ever do so in more than four straight games to start his career...On the injured list from August 1-Oct. 6 with a right hip impingement.
Missed the entire 2021 season while rehabbing from Tommy John surgery.
Spent the entire 2020 season at the Alternate Training Site in Toledo...underwent reconstruction surgery on his right UCL in December, 2020...Ranked as the No. 6 prospect in the Tigers organization by Baseball America...also rated as possessing the best slider in the Tigers system.
Spent the entire 2019 season with Double A Erie, starting 22 games... Selected to the Eastern League midseason All-Star Team... Ranked third in the Eastern League with 134 strikeouts, while he was eighth with a .235 (104x442) opponent batting average and 1.12 WHIP... Named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for the week ending April 28 after throwing 7.0 no-hit innings with one walk allowed and five strikeouts on April 24 vs. Bowie...combined with Drew Carlton on a no-hitter for the SeaWolves, which was the third no-hitter in franchise history and first since August 22, 2009 vs. Akron... Recorded his first double-digit strikeout game of the season on May 13 vs. Richmond, fanning 10...also struck out 10-or-more on May 29 at Reading, striking out 12, and June 12 at Reading, punching out 10... Made four starts during June, compiling a 2-1 record with a 2.29 ERA (19.2IP/5ER) and 21 strikeouts... Sidelined from August 10-September 1 with a back muscle spasm... Ranked as the sixth-best prospect in the Tigers organization and the No. 12 prospect in the Eastern League by Baseball America following the season...also rated as possessing the best slider in the Tigers system.
Selected by the Tigers in the first round (18th overall) of the June 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft, but did not pitch during the season...Ranked as the second-best prospect and rated as having the best slider in the Tigers organization by Baseball America following the season.