Played college baseball at the University of California-Irvine where he was a two-time All-Big West honoree compiling a 26-9 record and 2.59 ERA over 243 innings pitched with 260 strikeouts... Recorded back-to-back 10-win seasons in 2018 and 2019... Posted the 5th-highest strikeout mark in school history (115) in 2018... Posted the 2nd-lowest ERA in UC-Irvine history in 2018 with a 1.60 mark, ranking 6th-lowest in NCAA Division 1... Named a unanimous All-American and was a finalist for the National Collegiate Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher of the Year award... Traveled with the U.S. Collegiate National Baseball Team after the season... Pitched for Chatham in the 2017 Cape Cod League recording marks of 0-1 with a 1.20 ERA and an 0.93 WHIP in 11 relief appearances... Graduated from San Clemente High School. The same high school which produced Cardinals 2021 1st round draft pick Michael McGreevy and Braves 2015 1st round draft pick Kolby Allard... Resides in San Clemente, California.
Appeared in 23 games, making 22 starts between Springfield (AA) and Memphis (AAA)... Was promoted to Memphis on Sept. 21 after making 21 starts in Springfield with his first appearance out of the bullpen... Ranked 2nd among Cardinals minor leaguers in starts (22)... Made his lone relief appearances at Jacksonville (9/24) tossing an inning and earning a Hold... Surrendered a career-high 10 runs over 3.2 innings vs. Tulsa (8/4) and did not allow more than two runs or a home run over his final six appearances (five starts) of the season compiling 21.1 innings facing 92 total batters... Placed on the 7-Day Injured List (8/14-9/6) with a viral infection...Honored as Double-A Central Player of the Week (8/9-8/15) after tossing 6.0 scoreless innings of one-hit ball in a 9-0 win at Arkansas (8/10)... Named an Arizona Fall League All-Star. Made seven appearances including four starts for a 1-1 record with a 1.29 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 21.0 innings pitched without allowing a home run... Ranked among Arizona Fall League leaders in ERA (1.29, 2nd), innings pitched (21.0, T-5th) and strikeouts (22, T-7th).