Married Kahla in December 2022...Attended Wake Forest, where he batted .306 with 28 doubles, 32 home runs, 149 RBI in 166 career games...Was named Third-Team All-America by Baseball America as a junior in 2017 after hitting .317/.424/.629 (76-240) with 21 homers and 84 RBI in 63 games…his 21 homers are the second-highest total in school history...Graduated in 2014 from Gilman High School in Baltimore…originally was selected by Atlanta in the 37th round of the 2014 draft but did not sign....His father, Larry, played eight major-league seasons with Baltimore (1984-89), Detroit (1990) and Seattle (1993).
Tied for third on the White Sox with 15 home runs and ranked fourth with 124 games played... Home and Road: Batted .276/.346/.562 (51-185) with 14 of his 15 home runs at home and .208/.243/.266 (40-192) with one homer on the road... Left and Right: Hit .250/.301/.435 (84-336) with all 15 of his home runs vs. right-handers and .171/.244/.220 (7-41) vs. lefties... Made 78 starts in right field, 15 at DH, nine at first base and two in left... Made his first career Opening Day roster…hit his first home run on 4/17 vs. Tampa Bay, a solo shot off Tommy Romero... Homered in back-to-back games for the second time in his career and drove in five runs from 5/9-10 vs. Cleveland…homered for the third time in four games on 5/13 vs. the Yankees... Batted .164 (9-55) with no homers or RBI in 19 games from 5/16-6/9 and was optioned to Class AAA Charlotte on 6/10... Played in nine games with Charlotte, going 0-13 in his first three and 10-24 (.417) with two homers and seven RBI in his next six…was recalled on 6/23 for the rest of the season... Recorded three straight multi-hit games from 6/25-27, including a two-run homer off Jordan Lyles on 6/26 vs. Baltimore...Hit a pair of doubles and drove in two runs on 7/2 at San Francisco and hit a three-run double the next day as the Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Giants with a 13-4 win... Homered in back-to-back games for the second time in his career on 7/9-10 vs. Detroit... Batted .359/.377/.641 (23-64) with four homers and 18 RBI in August…delivered a game-tying, two-run, PH double off Justin Verlander in the seventh on 8/16 vs. Houston (Sox rallied to win, 4-3)…collected a career-high four hits on 8/17 vs. the Astros... Baltimore-area native went 8-13 with a double and three RBI in a three-game series at Camden Yards from 8/23-25...Recorded his second career multi-homer game with a career-high five RBI on 8/30 vs. Kansas City…hit a three-run homer in the fifth and a two-run shot in the ninth... Hit his only road homer of the season in a makeup victory at Cleveland on 9/15, a two-run shot off Hunter Gaddis... Connected on a solo homer off Shane Bieber on 9/22 vs. Cleveland and hit his final homer on 9/24 vs. Detroit.
Split the season between Class AAA Charlotte and the White Sox … spent three different stints with the Sox: 6/3, 6/29-8/9 and 9/1-remainder of the season … made 21 starts at designated hitter, 11 in right field, 10 at first base and three in left....A Little Goes a Long Way: Was one of eight White Sox players to hit 10-plus home runs … his average of one home run every 14.55 at-bats and one RBI every 4.71 at-bats both ranked second on the team behind Yasmani Grandal (12.13 and 4.50)....Long, Long Ball: Averaged 412 feet on his 11 home runs, third-highest on the team behind Luis Robert (414) and Eloy Jiménez (413) … minimum 10 home runs....l By the Numbers: Nineteen of his 40 hits went for extra-bases … averaged a team-high 4.49 pitches/plate appearance … recorded five game-winning RBI....Home Sweet Home: Batted .324/.370/.730 (24-74) with six doubles, eight homers and 26 RBI over 24 games at home...Was recalled from Charlotte on 6/3 and optioned on 6/4....Dynamic Debut: Was recalled a second time on 6/29 and made his major-league debut that night as the starting right fielder vs. Minnesota … went 2-4 with a double, two RBI and run scored, becoming the first Sox player to record two-plus hits and two-plus RBI in his debut since Craig Wilson on 9/5/98 vs. the Yankees … singled off Kenta Maeda for his first career hit....Was 2-4 with his first MLB home run, a two-run shot in the fifth off Matt Shoemaker, in his second game on 6/30 vs. the Twins. ...Recorded multiple hits and RBI in each of his first two career games, the first player in Sox history to accomplish the feat … became the only White Sox player to hit safely with a RBI in each of his first four MLB games … reached base safely in each of his first 10 career games (hit safely in seven) … his three multi-RBI efforts were the most by a Sox in his first five career games....Baltimore-area native hit a two-run homer on 7/10 at Camden Yards in front of a number of friends and family...Hit his first career game-ending home run in the seventh inning on 7/19-2 vs. Minnesota, a three-run shot off José Berríos....Was optioned to Charlotte on 8/9 and recalled on 9/1 … recorded his first career multi-homer game and drove in a career-high four runs on 9/1 vs. Pittsburgh....Registered a career-high in hits and matched his career best in RBI on 9/14 vs. Angels (3-4, 447-foot homer, four RBI)....Posted three straight multi-hit efforts from 9/28-10/1, going 6-10 with two home runs, seven RBI and four runs scored … homered in back-to-back games on 9/28-29 vs. Cincinnati....Started three games of the ALDS vs. Houston, going 4-12 (.333) with a double, homer, RBI and two runs … drove in the Sox only run in Game 4 with a solo homer off Lance McCullers Jr. … joined Luis Robert (2020) and Tadahito Iguchi (2005) as the only Sox rookies to homer in the postseason...Appeared in 60 games with Charlotte, batting .295/.362/.507 (67-227) with 15 doubles, 11 home runs, 46 RBI and 36 runs scored … homered twice with five RBI on 5/16 vs. Norfolk.
Did not play following the cancellation of the minor-league season due to the COVID-19 pandemic...Preseason MLB.com Ranking: White Sox No. 11 prospect.
Led the Southern League with a career-high 83 RBI at Class AA Birmingham, 10 more than the next closest player...Topped the Barons in hits (124), home runs (16) and RBI, ranked second in runs scored (56) and tied for second in doubles (18)...Batted 317/.371/.504 (44-139) with runners in scoring position and .280 (92-329) with 16 doubles, 14 home runs and 72 RBI vs. right-handed pitchers...Compiled a pair of nine-game hitting streaks (5/30-6/6 and 6/30-7/8)…recorded a career-high five RBI on 6/2 at Jackson and drove in four on two other occasions...Hit .310 (57-184) with 11 doubles, eight home runs and 42 RBI over 51 games in June and July...Played for Glendale in the Arizona Fall League, hitting .250 (18-72) with five doubles and eight RBI over 20 games...Baseball America: Entered the season rated by MLB.com as the No. 18 prospect in the White Sox organization.
Ranked fifth in the Carolina League in average (.293) and on-base percentage (.368) at Class A Winston-Salem...Posted monthly batting averages of .300-plus in June (.329), July (.309) and August (.313)...Recorded a career-high, 15-game hitting streak from 6/13-71, going 26-65 (.400)…homered twice on 6/28 at Frederick and collected four hits on 7/15 vs. Buies Creek...Hit .273 (3-11) with a double and homer in three games of the Carolina League playoffs...Entered the season rated by Baseball America as the No. 9 prospect and by MLB.com as the No.12 prospect.
Combined to hit .279 (57-204) with 12 doubles, four home runs and 28 RBI in 56 games between the Arizona Rookie League White Sox and Class A Kannapolis...Was named a MiLB.com White Sox Organizational All-Star...Hit safely in 10 straight games to end the season, going 15-43 (.349) with five multihit efforts...Was recommended/signed by Abe Fernández (White Sox).