Graduated from Weatherford High School, where he posted a 0.78 ERA and 132 strikeouts in 72.0 innings as a senior... Was selected to play in the 2014 Under Armour All-American Game at Wrigley Field and was named a 2015 Preseason High School All-American by Baseball America.
Saw his first-ever Major League action during the 2020 season, appearing in five games for the Tigers... spent the remainder of the season at the Alternate Training Site in Toledo... Allowed four earned runs over 6.2 innings pitched on the season with Detroit…made his Major League debut on July 27 vs. Kansas City, and allowed three earned runs over 2.1 innings pitched from the bullpen... Recorded his first strikeout of his big league career on Aug. 11 vs. Chicago (AL), striking out Luis Robert... Did not allow a batter to reach base in three straight appearances between Aug. 11-16…opposing batters went 0x9 with two strikeouts during the stretch... Ranked as the No. 15 prospect in the Tigers organization by Baseball America.
Limited to 17 starts in 2019 due to two separate stints on the injured list...Did not allow an earned run in either of his first two starts of the season, throwing 4.0 innings and allowing an unearned run on April 6 vs. Louisville and tossing 6.1 scoreless innings on April 11 at Norfolk...Sidelined from April 30-June 17 with right biceps tendinitis...Had three consecutive scoreless starts from June 17-27, throwing 4.0 shutout innings on June 17 with Single A Lakeland at St. Lucie and 5.0 scoreless innings on June 22 with Double A Erie at Akron and June 27 with Triple A Toledo at Louisville...Sidelined from August 17-September 6 with a left oblique muscle strain.
Started 26 games in 2018 as he spent the entire season with Double A Erie...Named to the Eastern League midseason All-Star Team...Ranked tied for second in the Eastern League with 26 starts, while he was third with 127 strikeouts, tied for fifth with 10 wins and eighth with a .251 (126x501) opponent batting average...Started five games in May, compiling a 3-2 record with a 2.60 ERA (27.2iP/8ER) and 22 strikeouts...Had a career-high 11 strikeouts on June 24 vs. Altoona...Rated as the sixth-best prospect in the Tigers organization and the No. 17 prospect in the Eastern League by Baseball America following the season.
Combined to make 26 starts between Single A Lakeland and Double A Erie in 2017...Selected as an organization All-Star by MiLB.com...Named to the Florida State League midseason All-Star Team....Opened the season with Lakeland and did not allow more than two runs in any of his 11 starts...went 4-3 with a 1.23 ERA (58.2IP/8ER) and 62 strikeouts with the Flying Tigers...Selected the Tigers Minor League Pitcher of the Month for May, going 1-3 with a 1.16 ERA (31.0IP/4ER) and 35 strikeouts in six starts...Recorded a double-digit strikeout performance on July 27 at Richmond, striking out 10...added a second 10-strikeout outing on August 6 vs. Hartford...Tabbed Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for the week ending August 13 after throwing 6.0 no-hit innings with eight strikeouts on August 12 vs. New Hampshire...Ranked as the fourth-best prospect in the Tigers organization, the No. 11 prospect in the Florida State League and the No. 19 prospect in the Eastern League by Baseball America following the season.
Spent the entire 2016 season with Single A West Michigan, appearing in 21 games, including 20 starts...Selected as an organization All-Star by MiLB.com...Posted a 4-1 record with a 0.68 ERA (26.1IP/2ER) and 16 strikeouts over a five-start stretch from May 13-June 9....Sidelined from July 23-August 1 with a right thumb blister...Finished the season strong, compiling a 1-0 record with a 1.32 ERA (27.1IP/4ER) and 24 strikeouts over his last six starts from August 1-September 2...Rated as the third-best prospect in the Tigers organization and the No. 16 prospect in the Midwest League by Baseball America following the season.
Began his professional career in 2015, pitching in 10 games, including nine starts, with the GCL Tigers...Did not allow an earned run in five consecutive outings from July 1-24, throwing 15.0 innings over that span and allowing seven hits with 16 strikeouts...Ranked as the second-best prospect in the Tigers organization and the No. 8 prospect in the Gulf Coast League by Baseball America following the season.