Engaged to Rachel ... Attended the University of Florida, going 12-6 with a 3.26 (59 ER/163.0 IP), two saves and 174 strikeouts in 66 appearances (20 starts) over three seasons … helped guide Florida to a berth in the 2016 College World Series ... Allowed just one earned run over 15.1 IP during the NCAA Tournament, and was named to the NCAA Gainesville Region All-Tournament Team … also helped lead the Gators to a CWS berth in 2015 ... Is a 2013 graduate of Clay (Fla.) High School … was named to Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Florida All-Region Second Team prior to his senior year ... Originally was selected by Toronto in the 34th round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft but did not sign.
Missed 2019 after undergoing Tommy John surgery in March ... Preseason Baseball America Ranking: No. 11 prospect in the White Sox system ... Preseason MLB.com Ranking: No. 6 prospect in the White Sox system; No. 59 overall in baseball.
Went a combined 6-3 with a 2.71 ERA (26 ER/86.1 IP), 100 strikeouts and a .235 (77-for-328) opponents average over 15 starts between Class A Winston-Salem and Class AA Birmingham ... Began the season with Winston-Salem, making four starts before being promoted to Birmingham on 4/26 ... Threw 8.0 scoreless IP on 6/14 vs. Chattanooga ... Preseason Baseball America Rankings: No. 5 prospect and Best Control in the White Sox system; No. 82 overall in baseball ... Preseason MLB.com Rankings: No. 6 prospect in the White Sox system; No. 92 overall in baseball.
Combined to go 8-8 with a 2.94 ERA (47 ER/144.0 IP), 168 strikeouts, two shutouts, two complete games, a 1.15 WHIP and 10.5 strikeouts-per-9.0 IP mark over 26 starts between Class A Kannapolis and Class A Winston-Salem...His 168 strikeouts tied for 11th-most in the minor leagues … ranked among the Sox system leaders in complete games (T1st), strikeouts (3rd), ERA (4th), IP (4th), and wins (T6th)...Opened the season with Kannapolis and made four starts, allowing just one earned run with 33 strikeouts over 26.0 IP...Was named the White Sox Minor League Pitcher of the Month for April … ended the month with a streak of 25.0 consecutive IP without allowing an earned run...Struck out 13 batters and allowed just one unearned run over 8.0 IP in a no decision on 4/13 at Hickory...Was promoted to Winston-Salem on 4/28 for the rest of 2017...Allowed three runs or less in 15 of his 22 outings with the Dash … recorded a 1.61 ERA (11 ER/61.1 IP) with 79 strikeouts and two shutouts over 11 road starts... Worked 5.0 scoreless IP in his Dash debut on 5/2 at Lynchburg … struck out 11 in just 5.0 IP on 6/6 at Carolina...Registered a complete-game victory on 6/17 at Buies Creek, allowing just three hits over 7.0 scoreless IP … struck out 11 on 7/31 vs. Salem and 10 on 8/29 at Carolina...Was victorious in his final start on 9/3 at Salem, allowing one hit with nine strikeouts over 7.0 scoreless IP...Following the season, was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 10 Prospect in the CL...Entered the season rated by MLB.com as the No. 10 Prospect in the White Sox organization and by Baseball America as the No. 11 Prospect.