Selected by the White Sox in the ninth round of the 2012 June Draft out of Indiana University…limited to 80 AB as a junior due to an elbow injury suffered in the Cape Cod League in 2011…he is becoming an accomplished artist, and his work has been featured in hotels, museums and art exhibitions, including two shows over the offseason…he has also held a show at Dodger Stadium and was asked to do a live painting as part of last year's All-Star events in Miami…he credits Dodgers skipper Dave Roberts for encouraging him to pursue art.
Limited to 63 games between the minors and majors after suffering a left wrist sprain while making a diving catch in the outfield of a spring training game…underwent surgery on March 17, performed by Braves head team physician Dr. Gary Lourie in Atlanta…was on the Braves active roster from July 28-31, Aug 18 and Sep 4 through the end of the season…was claimed off waivers three times in the offseason (Reds, Giants, Rays).
Played at two different levels during the 2016 campaign, including appearing in seven games for the Los Angeles Dodgers...Played in two games for Triple-A Oklahoma before being recalled by Los Angeles on 4/9...Went 0-for-3 in two games before returning to Oklahoma on 4/10...Returned to the Major League level on 9/19 and went 1-for-3 (.333) in five games...Posted a .261 (121-for-464) batting average with 23 doubles, five home runs, 37 RBI, 26 stolen bases and 72 runs scored in 120 games with Oklahoma...Led Oklahoma City with 121 hits, 28 stolen bases and 72 runs scored...Had a season high four hits in his last contest with Oklahoma on 9/5...Recorded two, two steal games, 4/7 and 5/8.
Saw his first big league action, appearing in 36 games in his first season with Chicago, but spent the majority of the season with Triple-A Charlotte. ... Made his MLB debut as the White Sox Opening Day second baseman April 6 at Kansas City…singled off Yordano Ventura in the sixth inning for his first hit. ... Made 32 starts at second base for the White Sox, compiling a .978 fielding percentage • Stole his first career base on April 19 at Detroit and went 3-for-5 in stolen base attempts in the Majors. ... Optioned to Triple-A Charlotte on May 14 and recalled on Sept. 8 until undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Oct. 1. ... Played in 78 games with Charlotte, batting .316 with eight home runs, 17 doubles, three triples, 36 RBI, 54 runs scored and 28 stolen bases…tied for fifth in the International League in steals…led off in all 78 starts with Charlotte. ... Entered the season rated by Baseball America as the No. 4 prospect and the fastest baserunner in the Chicago system. ... Acquired by Los Angeles from Chicago along with RHP Frankie Montas and OF Trayce Thompson in a three-team trade on Dec. 16...in the trade, the White Sox received IF Todd Frazier (from CIN) and the Reds received IF Jose Peraza, OF Scott Schebler and IF Brandon Dixon (from LA).
Enters the season rated by Baseball America as the No. 6 Prospect in the White Sox organization…also tabbed by the same publication as the Fastest Baserunner in the Sox system…attended the White Sox hitters minicamp in Glendale, Ariz. from 1/14-16.
Combined to hit .312 (167-536) with 24 doubles, 15 triples, seven home runs, 58 RBI, 84 stolen bases and 106 runs scored over 131 games between Class A Kannapolis, Class A Winston-Salem and Class AA Birmingham…led all minor leaguers in stolen bases and ranked fifth in runs scored…ranked among organizational leaders in stolen bases (1st), hits (1st), triples (1st), runs scored (2nd), average (3rd), total bases (3rd, 242) and extra-base hits (T6th, 46)…ranked second in the South Atlantic League in triples (11), third in stolen bases (61) and tied for sixth in runs scored (76)…was named to the SAL mid and postseason All-Star Teams and the White Sox organizational All-Star at second base by Baseball America…also tabbed by Baseball America as the Best Baserunner in the SAL…honored as the Topps' Class-A All-Star second baseman…hit safely in 58 of his 77 games with Kannapolis before being promoted to Winston-Salem on 7/4 … hit safely in his first eight games with the Dash and posted a 12-game hitting streak from 7/18-30, batting .385 (20-52)...was promoted to Birmingham on 8/29 and helped lead the team to the Southern League Championship…batted .368 (14-38) with a double, triple and seven RBI over 10 games in the SL playoffs…was honored by the White Sox with a commemorative base on 9/18 for leading the minor leagues in stolen bases…appeared in six games with Glendale in the Arizona Fall League, hitting .320 (8-25) with three doubles, a triple, six RBI, six runs scored and three stolen bases before undergoing surgery to reposition a nerve in his right elbow…the procedure was performed by Dr. Mark Cohen, the White Sox hand/wrist/elbow specialist, at Midwest Orthopedic's Surgery Center in Chicago. …stole all three bases in his AFL debut vs. Mesa.
Made his professional debut with Advanced Rookie Great Falls…led Great Falls in hits (74), triples (5), total bases (106), walks (43), stolen bases (19), runs scored (49) and games played (69)…was named to the Pioneer League postseason All-Star Team…ranked by Baseball America as the Fastest Baserunner in the White Sox 2012 draft class…appeared in 43 games at second base…owned a .318 average (47-148) with four homers and 18 RBI on the road (.220/0/7 at home)…posted a 12-game hitting streak from 7/5-19 (.378)…was recommended/signed by Mike Shirley.