The Louisiana native's last name is pronounced TRUH-haw ... In each of the last 3 seasons, led his league's shortstops in highest fielding percentage (2017 Southern League, .982; 2018 International League, .984; 2019 International League, .990) ... In 2018 received the prestigious Rawlings Gold Glove Award for minor league shortstops ... In 2016 led the Florida State League in apps and runs scored...from 4/22-5/25 reached base safely in 31 straight games, the FSL's longest on-base streak of that season...was Florida State League Player of the Week from 8/22-8/28 ... In 2015 was a Pioneer League All-Star ... In January 2019 participated in Major League Baseball's Rookie Career Development Program ... In 2020 is participating in his second straight official Major League spring training camp...while in minor league camp over the previous 4 Cactus League seasons made 45 apps for the Reds (hit .429 in 13g in 2016, hit .333 in 8g in 2017, went 0-for-6 in 5g in 2018, hit .238 in 19 apps and 7 starts in 2019).
Graduated from Kinder (LA) High School...played at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where in 2015 he was named Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year...in 2014 became the first Cajuns player to play with the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team...also that year was named the Sun Belt Conference Tournament's Most Outstanding Player and a Baseball America second-team All-American.
For the third consecutive season led his league's shortstops in fielding percentage (.990, 3 E in 302 total chances, min. 200 TC)... On 6/12 was placed on the 7-day injured list on 6/12 with a lumbar muscle strain...joined Greeneville on 7/1 on injury rehab...rejoined the Bats on 7/11... From 7/20-7/23 homered in 3 straight games, the first time in career he had homered in consecutive apps... Hit 5 home runs in July, the first multi-homer month of his professional career...On 8/5 was designated for assignment...3 days later cleared waivers and was outrighted to LOU.
Was the shortstop on the Minor League Rawlings Gold Glove Award team...only 9 minor league players are recognized each season for defensive excellence...C Tucker Barnhart was named to the team in 2011 and SS Zach Vincej in 2016...spent the minor league season at Louisville, where he led the Bats in games, at bats and walks...made 127 starts at SS and 2 starts at 2B...among the International League leaders ranked sixth in apps and T1st in sac bunts (12)...led IL shortstops in fielding percentage (.984)...in his Major League debut, as a September callup made 11 apps and 2 starts for the Reds...made 5 apps and both of his starts at shortstop (9/3 at Pit, 9/21 at Mia)...also played 2B (3g) and 3B (2g)...was 1 of 9 Reds to make his Major League debut (IF Alex Blandino, RHP Tanner Rainey, RHP Zack Weiss, IF/OF Rosell Herrera, IF/OF Brandon Dixon, RHP Jesús Reyes, OF Aristides Aquino, OF Gabriel Guerrero)...joined the Reds when rosters expanded on 9/1...in the 5-1 loss on 9/3 at Pit started at SS in his Major League debut...in the seventh inning singled off Trevor Williams for his first career hit...in the fifth inning on 9/30 vs Pit, in the Reds' final game of the season, singled off Tanner Anderson to produce his first career RBI...an inning later, the scoring decision on that hit was changed to an error on 2B Kevin Kramer, taking away the RBI...produced 3 of Louisville's 6 walkoff wins, including 2 run-scoring singles and a squeeze bunt.