Married to Bre...Signed by D-backs as a free agent (Dec. 7, 2018)...Grew up in Scottsdale, Ariz., and attended Desert Mountain High School, Yavapai College and Arizona State University.
Led the SK Wyverns to the 2018 Korean Series title, going 12-7 with a 4.09 ERA in 28 starts of the KBO League...Made 2 starts in the Korean Series vs. Doosan Bears, earning the victory in Game 3…started Game 6 and held the Bears hitless in the first 5.1 innings...Ranked among KBO starting pitchers in strikeouts per 9.0 IP (2nd), WHIP (1.26, 6th), ERA (7th), and wins (8th).
Split the season between Double-A Montgomery and Triple-A Durham, earning a June promotion…in a combined 28 games (26 starts), went 13-10 with a 3.64 ERA (158.1-IP, 64-ER)…dropped his ERA by early a run in Durham, from 4.15 in Montgomery to 3.19…ranked 3rd among Rays farmhands with 13 wins and 5th with 111 SO…pitched for the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League…in 9 apps in the AFL, went 1-0 with a 4.91 ERA (11-IP, 6-ER).
Compiled a 3.28 ERA (88.1-IP, 35-ER) in 32 apps with Montgomery…went 2-3 with a 3.21 ERA (42-IP, 15-IP) in 9 games as a starter…went 6-0 with a 3.88 ERA (46.1-IP, 20-ER) in 23 relief apps.
In his first full season, finished with the 9thbest ERA in the Rays organization at 3.28 (129-IP, 47-ER)…led the Stone Crabs with 129 IP and was 2nd with 8 wins, 1 behind Alex Colome.
Appeared in 12 games between Short-A Hudson Valley (7 apps) and Class-A Bowling Green (5 apps)…allowed 5 ER in 21.1 IP for Hudson Valley, walking 5 and striking out 19.