Is married.....wife's name is Haley...Graduated from Hatton (AL) High School, where he also played basketball...Attended Jacksonville State University, where he was an All-Ohio Valley Conference selection all three seasons...Follow him on Twitter (@DonovanHand).
Had three stints with the Brewers (5/26-8/16, 8/21 and 9/1-end)...Was the final player cut out of Spring Training (in favor of RHP Alfredo Figaro)...Went 1-5 with a 3.69 ERA in 31 games (7 starts) during his fi rst Major League season...Was 0-4 with a 4.17 ERA as a starter (36.2ip, 17er) and 1-1 with a 3.13 ERA in relief (31.2ip, 11er)...Produced 2 quality starts.....the team went 1-6 in his starts...Made his Major League debut in relief on 5/26 vs. Pittsburgh (2ip, 3h, 1r, 1er, 1bb, 3k)...Earned his fi rst Major League victory on 9/28 at New York-NL despite notching a blown save...Went 3-1 with a 3.28 ERA in 20 relief appearances at Triple-A Nashville...Produced 38 strikeouts in just 35.2 innings at Nashville.
Went 3-3 with a 3.84 ERA in 44 games (3 starts) at Triple-A Nashville...Pitched for Anzoategui in the Venezuelan Winter League (7gs, 2-1, 3.15era).
Went 2-6 with a 3.39 ERA and 2 saves in 48 relief appearances between Double-A Huntsville (9g) and Triple-A Nashville (39g).
Went 4-1 with a 3.45 ERA and 2 saves in 48 relief appearances between Double-A Huntsville (27g) and Triple-A Nashville (21g).
Went 8-5 with a 3.56 ERA and 1 save in 27 games (12 starts) at Double-A Huntsville...Was a Southern League All-Star...Was 6-4 with a 4.39 ERA as a starter (65.2ip, 32er) and 2-1 with a 1.91 ERA in relief (33ip, 7er)...His last 11 outings came as a starting pitcher.....did not pitch after 8/3 (injured).
Went 7-6 with a 3.93 ERA in 26 games (21 starts) between Class-A Brevard County (10g/9gs) and Double-A Huntsville (16g/12gs)...Was a Florida State League All-Star.
Selected by Milwaukee in the 14th round of the First-Year Player Draft.....signed by Joe Mason...Went 3-4 with a 2.95 ERA and 4 saves in 17 games (9 starts) between Rookie Helena (7g, 6gs) and Class-A West Virginia (10g/3gs) during his fi rst professional season...Made his professional debut in relief on 6/23 vs. Great Falls (3ip, 3h, 2r, 2er, 0bb, 1k).