Selected out of the University of Nevada, where he was named second team AllMountain West in his only season there…hit .364 (83-for-228) with 17 2B and 40 RBI and ranked 2nd in the conference with 18 SB…prior to Nevada, attended the College of San Mateo for two seasons and was first team All-Conference both years…his brother, Marcus, is a catcher in the Cubs system.
Spent most of the season with Double-A Montgomery, with the exception of a four-day stint with Triple-A Durham from July 4-7…ranked 5th in the Southern League with a .299 avg. and 7th with a .367 OBP…named to the SL midseason and postseason All-Star teams, the latter as the league's "Best Utility Player"…made starts at five different positions for the Biscuits: left field (34), right field (27), second base (23), center field (15) and third base (3)…named to the Rays Organizational All-Star Team by MLB.com.
Ranked 7th among Rays minor leaguers with 55 BB, including 50 BB with Class-A Charlotte to tie for 9th in the Florida State League…named to the FSL midseason All-Star Team…earned an Aug 20 promotion, ending the season with the Biscuits.
Named a Midwest League midseason AllStar in his first full professional season…ranked 8th among Rays minor leaguers with 51 BB.
Earned New York-Penn League midseason All-Star honors after signing with the Rays.