Selected by the Twins in the second round of the 2012 Amateur Draft out of Rice University...A two-way player at Rice, the switch-hitter batted .308 in 536 PA and had a 3.67 ERA in 72 IP…played first base and was a teammate of Anthony Rendon…totaled 34 IP in his first two seasons at Rice before breaking out as a closer for the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod League in 2011…had a 0.43 ERA (21-IP, 1-ER) and opponents hit .211 (16-for-76) against him in 17 apps...Attended Sulphur High School in Louisiana.
Went 6-1 with a 2.52 ERA (53.2-IP, 15-ER) in 56 apps between the Mariners and Rays…had a 1.08 WHIP and limited opponents to a .202 avg...Threw his slider for 59.6 pct. of pitches, according to Statcast, the 6th-highest rate in the AL…used it for 69.0 pct. of pitches with the Mariners compared to 49.3 pct. of pitches with the Rays...Averaged 96.3 mph on his sinkers thrown, including a maximum velocity of 99.0 mph...Recorded 5 wins in 25 apps with the Rays…from his Rays debut July 30 through the end of the season, his five wins tied for second among major league relievers behind NYY Chad Green (6)...From July 30—the date of his Rays debut—through the end of the season, his 1.90 ERA ranked third on the team (min. 20 IP) after Collin McHugh (1.61) and Drew Rasmussen (1.76)...On July 30 vs. BOS, made his Rays debut and pitched a perfect seventh inning...On Sept. 28 at HOU, inherited the bases loaded and walked Chas McCormick and Jason Castro…marked the third time in his career he was on the mound for a walk-off loss, following Aug 11, 2018, at COL and Aug 19, 2016, at KC...On Aug. 20 vs. CHW, charged a blown save after yielding a homer to Tim Anderson leading off the ninth inning, his first run allowed with the Rays...POSTSEASON: Pitched in all four games of the ALDS against the Red Sox…all four apps were scoreless, yielding a combined three hits in 3.1 IP.
Made 31 appearances with Rakuten in Japan's Pacific League...also made 10 outings with Rakuten's minor league team in the Japan's Eastern League.
Appeared in 21 games with the Dodgers...released following the season.
Did not play in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season...spent the season at the Mariners alternate training site in Tacoma.
Appeared in just two games with Minnesota's Triple-A Rochester, tossing 2.2 scoreless innings of relief with one save before being placed on the disabled list for the remainder of the season.
Optioned from Twins spring training to Double-A Chattanooga March 14...Pitched in 11 games for the Lookouts, posting a 1.54 ERA (11.2 IP, 2 ER) with seven saves and was promoted to Triple-A Rochester May 10...Pitched in 11 games for the Red Wings, posting a 0.73 ERA (12.1 IP, 1 ER) and was recalled by Minnesota July 26 (Trevor May - disabled list)...Made major league debut June 11 vs. Boston, allowing five runs on three hits in 0.2 innings pitched...Optioned back to Triple-A June 12 when Twins claimed Neil Ramirez off waivers...Selected to play in the SiriusXM Futures Game July 10 at PETCO Park, allowing three runs on two hits and did not record an out...Recalled by Minnesota August 10...Posted a 2.82 ERA (22.1 IP, 7 ER) from August 11 through the end of the season (excludes his 5 runs allowed in ML Debut)...Earned first major league win September 10 vs. Cleveland, pitching 1.0 scoreless inning...Posted scoreless appearances in 12 of final 13 games from September 5-October 1, including nine consecutive (9.0 IP) September 5-22...Combined to go 3-2, 2.45 ERA (69.2 IP, 19 ER) with 25 walks and 72 strikeouts in 64 games between Chattanooga, Rochester and Minnesota...Named 11th best prospect in Twins system by Baseball America, entering 2017.
Began season with Single-A Ft. Myers. A 15 of 16 appearances for the Miracle were scoreless, including a stretch of 14 straight (13.2 IP) April 17-May 23... Promoted to Double-A Chattanooga May 26....Named Florida State League All-Star but did not pitch in the game June 20 at Port St. Lucie, due to promotion....Allowed just one home run on the season, a solo shot by Christian Marrero July 3 vs. Birmingham, while with Chattanooga....Went 11-for-11 in save opportunities for the Lookouts, including saves in five straight games June 9-21....17 of final 18 appearances for Lookouts were scoreless, posting a 0.46 ERA (19.2 IP, 1 ER) from July 15 through end of season.... Held left-handed hitters to a .171 (13-for-76) average while right-handers hit .243 (25-for-103) at both levels combined.... Combined to go 2-1, 2.63 ERA (48.0 IP, 14 ER) with 15 saves, 25 walks and 53 strikeouts in 48 games at both levels... Ranked eighth in the Southern League in saves (11), despite playing in 32 games for Chattanooga...Ranked second in the Twins organization in saves (15), trailing only Glen Perkins (32)....Added to Twins 40-man roster November 20....Ranked 15th best prospect and best fastball in Twins system by Baseball America, entering 2016.
Missed the entire season due to recovery of Tommy John surgery.
Missed entire season with a right forearm strain...underwent Tommy John surgery in September.
In his first professional season, he posted a 1.69 ERA (3 ER/16.0 IP) and recorded five saves in 12 relief appearances with Minnesota's Rookie-level Elizabethton Twins...struck out 22 against just five walks, while limiting hitters to a .182 average.