Signed by the Atlanta Braves as a non-drafted free agent on July 3, 2015...Signed by Matias Laureano...Tabbed by Baseball America as the No. 21 international prospect at the time of his signing.
Played the full season with Single-A Rome and batted .281/.335/.343 over 119 games...Paced Rome in games (119), at-bats (469), runs, hits, triples and stolen bases to earn Rome's Player of the Year distinction from the organization...Ended the season in the Top 10 among Braves farmhands (minimum 200 at-bats) in triples (T1st, 8), stolen bases (2nd, 32), hits (3rd, 132), runs (7th, 60) and batting average (10th, .281)...Named a South Atlantic League Mid-Season All-Star after batting .300 (74-for-247) with a .354 on-base percentage over 62 games in the season's first "half."...Entered the season ranked by Baseball America as Atlanta's No. 13 prospect.
Appeared in 57 games between the GCL Braves and rookie-level Danville in his first professional season, batting .309 (68-for-220) with 28 runs, 11 extra-base hits and 21 RBI between the two clubs...His .309 average paced all Braves farmhands (min. 200 at-bats)...Played 27 games with the GCL Braves before advancing to Danville on 7/31...Exited the season named by Baseball America as the 10th-best prospect in the Gulf Coast League, and the ninth-best farmhand in the Appalachian League.