Single...Attended Oregon State University where he studied sociology…along with future first-rounders OF Trevor Larnach and C Adley Rutschman, helped the Beavers win the College World Series in 2018…was named Most Outstanding Player in the Corvallis Region and was selected to the All-Regional Team...Was named to the Pac-12 All-Conference and All-Defensive teams in 2018, and was a semifinalist for the USA Baseball Golden Spikes and Dick Howser Awards...Was named a Golden Spikes Award Semifinalist, Pac-12 Player of the Year and Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year, and won the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove in 2017…was selected to the Pac-12 All-Defensive Team, CWS All-Tournament Team and Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention...Was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Year and garnered Freshman All-American honors in 2016…was named to the Pac-12 All-Defensive Team...Is a 2015 graduate of Elk Grove (Calif.) High School…was honored as All-City and All-League as a sophomore, and as a freshman was named All-League honorable mention and a Max Preps Freshman All-American...Was a member of the 2014 USA Baseball 18U National Team that won gold in La Paz, Mexico.
Batted a combined .311/.377/.414 (147-473) with 27 doubles, five triples, four home runs, 55 RBI, 76 runs scored, 44 walks and 35 stolen bases over 120 games between Class A WinstonSalem, Class AA Birmingham and Class AAA Charlotte...Won the Rawlings Minor League Gold Glove for second base and was named by Baseball America as the Best Defensive Second Baseman in the Southern League...Was named to the Carolina League midseason All-Star team...Played in the All-Star Futures Game at Progressive Field, starting at second base for the AL...Struck out just 16 times with 44 walks in 532 plate appearances (fanned more than once just twice in 120 games)...Recorded a .325 (107-329) average against right-handers compared to a .278 (40-144) mark vs. lefties...Earned White Sox Minor League co-Player of the Month honors for June, hitting .344/.406/.422 (31-90) in 24 games...Hit safely in 16 straight games with Birmingham from 6/227/12, the second-longest streak in the SL…posted a .391 (25-64) average and .473 on-base percentage during the streak...Reached base safely in 26 of his 28 games with a plate appearance at Charlotte, including his first 23 from 8/1-27...Went 5-5 on 9/2 at Norfolk and collected four hits on 8/13 vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre...Preseason Baseball America Rankings: No. 4 prospect and Best Defensive Infielder in Sox system; No. 43 in baseball...Preseason MLB.com Rankings: No. 5 prospect in the Sox system; No. 49 and No. 3 second-base prospect in baseball.
Combined to hit .303 (47-155) with just five strikeouts over 43 games between the Arizona Rookie League White Sox, Class A Kannapolis and Winston-Salem...Did not strike out over his first 72 plate appearances…made his debut on 7/5 and did not strike out until 8/4...Batted .320 (39-122) against right-handed pitchers, compared to .243 (8-33) vs. lefties...Began the season with the AZL White Sox, was promoted to Kannapolis on 7/16 and to Winston-Salem on 8/2...Was 3-4 with a double and two runs scored in his Kannapolis debut on 7/17 vs. Hagerstown...Ended the season on an eight-game hitting streak with the Dash (.400, 14-35)…went 4-4 in his final game of the season on 9/3 at Down East...Appeared in three postseason games with the Dash, going 2-11 (.182) with two RBI and a walk vs. Buies Creek...Was recommended/signed by Mike Gange.