Single...Attended Wichita State University, where he went 9-8 with a 5.17 ERA (82 ER/142.2 IP) and 144 strikeouts in 60 games (20 starts) over three seasons...Is a 2015 graduate of Fossil Ridge High School in Fort Collins, Colo. … was named team Most Valuable Player and an All-State selection as a senior in 2015 … earned Academic All-State honors three times.
American League Relief Leaders: Wins (T4th, 3); ERA (6th, 1.52); opp. average (7th, .145)... Made 21 appearances with the White Sox in his first major league season … did not allow a run in 18 of 21 outings and tossed 1.0-plus IP in 19 of his appearances...Held opponents to a .145 (12-83) average… left-handers went 6-46 (.130) while righties were 6-37 (.162)... Threw 10.2 scoreless IP over 10 appearances at home and posted a 2.77 ERA (4 ER/13.0 IP) in 11 games on the road...Made his major-league debut on 7/24 vs. Minnesota, becoming the first White Sox pitcher to make his debut on Opening Day since Kelly Wunsch in 2000 … threw a 1-2-3 ninth inning with his first career strikeout (Mitch Garver)...Worked the final 1.1 IP for his first career save on 8/1 at Kansas City … retired all six batters faced over a season-high 2.0 scoreless IP on 8/5 vs. Milwaukee … also struck out a season-high three batters...Allowed a two-run home run, the first of his career, to JaCoby Jones on 8/10 at Detroit...Made four straight scoreless outings from 8/15-28 (3.2 IP) … recorded his first career win on 8/17 vs. Detroit and first career hold on 8/18 vs. the Tigers...Registered a season-high, 12.2 scoreless IP streak over his last 11 outings beginning on 9/2, the longest season-ending streak by a White Sox pitcher since Keith Foulke (15.0 IP) in 2002 … struck out at least one batter in each of the 11 outings (15 total)...Held opponents hitless over five straight outings from 9/2-11 and posted a hold in three straight from 9/5-11...Earned his second win of the season on 9/4 at Kansas City, tossing 1.1 perfect IP with a strikeout... Collected his third win on 9/17 vs. Minnesota, tossing 1.2 scoreless IP with a season-high tying three strikeouts as the White Sox clinched their first postseason berth since 2008 with a 4-3 victory...Matched his season high with 2.0 scoreless IP on 9/22 at Cleveland (also on 8/5 vs. Milwaukee)...Tossed 1.0 scoreless IP on 9/23 at Cleveland … struck out the only batter faced on 9/27 vs. the Cubs to end the season...Made two appearances in the AL Wild Card Series at Oakland, allowing two runs on two hits with two strikeouts over 2.1 IP... Retired all three batters faced in the eighth inning of Game 2, his first career postseason appearance...Allowed two runs over 1.1 IP in Game 3 … recorded the final two outs in the third inning to strand two runners before giving up a game-tying, two-run homer to Sean Murphy in the fourth.
Combined to go 6-4 with a 2.39 ERA (18 ER/67.2 IP), 11 saves and 65 strikeouts over 42 appearances with Class A Winston-Salem and Class AA Birmingham...Began the season with Winston-Salem, throwing 2.0 scoreless IP in each of his first four outings…posted a 0.82 ERA (1 ER/11.0 IP) over his last five appearances...Was promoted to Birmingham on 6/20…led the Barons in saves (nine) and ERA by a reliever (1.84)...Posted a 0.48 ERA (1 ER/18.2 IP) over his final 14 outings from 7/18-remainder of the season.
Made his pro debut with Advanced Rookie Great Falls...Threw 3.0 IP in each of his last eight starts…posted a 1.00 ERA (1 ER/9.0 IP) over his final three outings...Was recommended/signed by Robbie Cummings (White Sox).