Resides in Williamsburg, VA during the offseason...Played his college baseball at Longwood University from 2009-11...as a junior in 2011, went 1-0 with 10 saves, a 0.89 ERA (30.1IP/3ER) and 48 strikeouts in 22 games...established school single-season records in ERA, saves and hits allowed per nine innings (3.56), as well as the school career saves record.
Spent the entire 2017 season with Triple A Memphis, appearing in a career-high 46 games...Led all Pacific Coast League relievers with a .193 (46x238) opponents batting average and 9.18 baserunners allowed per nine innings, while he ranked tied for second with 11 holds, third with 1.89 walks per nine innings and fiifth with 9.86 strikeouts per nine innings...Threw 2.0-or-more innings in 17-of-46 appearances...Placed on the temporarily inactive list from July 10-13...Made 19 appearances in June/July and had a 2-1 record with four saves, a 1.69 ERA (26.2IP/5ER) and 30 strikeouts...Limited righthanded hitters to a .134 (19x142) batting average, while lefties hit .281 (27x96) against him.
Combined to pitch in 33 games between Double A Trenton and Triple A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in 2016...Struck out at least one batter in 32-of-33 outings...Started the season with Trenton and had five saves with a 2.25 ERA (8.0IP/2ER) and 11 strikeouts in eight appearances during April...Sidelined from July 18-August 9 with a left back strain...Made five appearances with Leones del Caracas in the Venezuelan Winter League and went 0-1 with one save, a 7.36 ERA (3.2IP/3ER) and three strikeouts.
Spent most of the 2015 season with Double A Trenton, making 39 appearances...Named an Organization All-Star by MiLB.com...Led all Yankees Minor Leaguers with 17 saves...Posted a 1-1 record with four saves, a 2.61 ERA (10.1IP/3ER) and 13 strikeouts in nine appearances during July...Pitched for Leones del Caracas in the Venezuelan Winter League and had eight saves with a 6.57 ERA (12.1IP/9ER) and 15 strikeouts in 14 appearances.
Split the 2014 season between Double A Trenton and Triple A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre...Began the season with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and did not allow a run in his ?irst eight appearances from April 3-24, a stretch that spanned 10.0 innings...Did not allow an earned run in 16-of-17 appearances with Trenton.
In 25 relief appearances with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and 4 starts in the GCL, was a combined 2-3 with a 3.38 ERA (45.1IP, 17ER, 59K, 25BB)…allowed 1ER or fewer in each of his first 12 appearances with the RailRiders, producing a 1.35 ERA (20.0IP, 3ER) in that span…allowed only 4-of-18 inherited runners to score…following the season, was tabbed by Baseball America as having the "Best Slider" in the Yankees organization…was tabbed by MLB.com's "2013 Prospect Watch" as the 11th-best prospect in the Yankees organization.
Combined at Double-A Trenton and Single-A Tampa to go 7-2 with 15 saves and a 1.54 ERA (64.1IP, 11ER) in 46 relief appearances… led all Yankees minor league relievers in saves and was named the organization's "Pitcher of the Year"… started the season with Tampa and was 4-1 with 14 saves and a 1.34 ERA (40.1IP, 6ER) in 31G out of the bullpen… was promoted on 7/19 to Trenton, where he went 3-1 with 1 save and a 1.88 ERA (24.0IP, 5ER, 38K)… made five postseason relief appearances with the Thunder and did not record a decision in 6.0 scoreless innings (2H, 3BB, 11K)… tied for the most games played among all EL postseason hurlers and tied for the second-most strikeouts… following the season, made 9 relief appearances with the Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League and recorded 19K in 10.1IP (2.61 ERA, 5H, 3ER, 5BB).
Made his professional debut and combined to go 0-0 with 15 saves and a 1.91 ERA (28.1IP, 6ER) in 26 relief appearances with shortseason Single-A Staten Island and Single-A Charleston… began the season with Staten Island and recorded 1 save in 4G (2.25 ERA, 4.0IP, 1ER) prior to being promoted to Charleston on 6/29… recorded 14 saves and a 1.85 ERA with the RiverDogs (24.1IP, 5ER, 41K).