Resides in Dallas, TX during the offseason...Participates in the Tigers Dreams Come True program; participated in the Tigers Summer Youth Baseball Camps and the Tigers Winter Caravan...Played his college baseball at Tulane University, earning first team All-American Athletic Conference honors as a junior in 2016.
Spent the entire 2020 season at the alternate training site in Toledo... Ranked as the No. 10 prospect and as the best defensive catcher in the Tigers organization by Baseball America.
Saw the first Major League action of his career in 2019, appearing in 35 games with the Tigers...Belted a pair of home runs for Double A Erie on April 16 at Bowie...also had a pair of homers on May 3 vs. Bowie...Named the Tigers Minor League Player of the Month for May, hitting .325/.432/.636 with six doubles, six home runs and 22 RBI in 23 games between Erie and Triple A Toledo...Made his Major League debut on July 30 at Los Angeles (AL), going 2x4 with a RBI…became the first Tiger to have multiple hits and a RBI in his big league debut since JaCoby Jones on August 30, 2016 vs. Chicago (AL)...Belted the first home run of his Major League career on July 31 at Los Angeles (AL), hitting a solo shot in the third inning off Jose Suarez…scored three runs in the game, becoming the first Tigers player with three runs scored in one of his first two Major League games since Scott Livingstone on July 19, 1991 at Kansas City and first catcher since Lance Parrish on September 7, 1977 vs. Baltimore...Hit his fourth home run on August 13 vs. Seattle, becoming the first Tigers catcher since at least 1908 to hit four homers in his first 11 career games...Ranked as the 10th-best prospect in the Tigers organization by Baseball America following the season.
Played in a career-high 99 games in 2018 as he spent the entire season with Double A Erie...Selected to MLB Pipeline's All-Defense Team for the second straight year as the best defensive catcher in the Minors...Ranked fourth in the Eastern League with one home run every 20.71 at-bats...Had a three-homer game and drove in a season-high four runs on June 12 at Hartford...Played with the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League, hitting .167/.231/.271 with eight runs scored, five doubles and one RBI in 13 games...was selected to play in the AFL's Rising Stars Game.
Began the 2017 season in the Houston Astros organization, before being traded to the Tigers on August 31...Played in 13 games during May, hitting .364 (16x44) with 11 runs scored, five doubles, one triple, three home runs and 10 RBI...Collected a season-high four hits and drove in a season-best four RBI on July 4 at Myrtle Beach...Homered in three consecutive games from July 8-10 at Down East...Posted a 12-game hitting streak from July 2-16...hit .420 (21x50) with 11 runs scored, two doubles, five home runs and 17 RBI during the streak...Rated as the fifth-best prospect and as being the best defensive catcher in the Tigers organization by Baseball America following the season.
Completed his first season of professional baseball in 2016, playing in 46 games between Single A Tri-City and Single A Quad Cities ... Had a season-high three hits on July 25 vs. Vermont ... Ranked as the 20th-best prospect in the Astros organization by Baseball America following the season.