Selected out of Webster University, becoming the first drafted player in program history…went 8-1 with a 0.68 ERA (92.2-IP, 7-ER) in 13 starts as a junior, leading Division III in ERA and WHIP (0.71)…missed most of his sophomore season with a sprained UCL in his left elbow.
Named Most Valuable Player for Double-A Montgomery by the Rays Baseball Operations department…tied for the Southern League lead with 11 wins and ranked 5th with a 3.31 ERA… named to the SL midseason All-Star Team, and won Pitcher of the Week honors for July 22-28 after back-to-back 9-inning complete games…earned a mid-August promotion to Triple-A Durham, and combined to go 12-7 with a 3.57 ERA (148.2-IP, 59-ER) between the two levels…won his third start with the Bulls and his 12 total wins tied for 3rd among Rays minor leaguers, one shy of the coleaders…ranked by Baseball America as the No. 29 prospect in the Rays system following the season.
Split the season between Class-A Bowling Green and Class-A Charlotte, going 9-4 with a 2.53 ERA (110.1-IP, 31-ER) in 19 apps (17 starts)…tied for 4th among Rays minor leaguers in wins.
Began his professional career with Rookielevel Princeton…recorded the win in his first professional appearance, going two hitless innings in relief on June 27 at Danville (Braves).