Spent one year at the University of Houston, where he made a team-high 23 appearances his junior season...Finished the year at Houston 4-1 with a 3.38 ERA (19 ER/50.2 IP)... Also played collegiately for Pacific in 2013 and Oxnard College, where he earned Western State Conference second team All-Conference honors, in 2014...Graduated from Saint Bonaventure (Calif.) High School.
Was recalled to Atlanta three times, but never appeared in a game and has yet to make his major league debut…Was with the Braves for the first time from 7/19-21, before subsequent recalls from 8/9-13 and on 9/30... Made 28 total appearances between Double-A Mississippi and Triple-A Gwinnett in his first full season since undergoing "Tommy John" surgery in June of 2017... Combined to go 6-2 with a 2.73 ERA (24 ER/79.0 IP) in 28 games between the two clubs, including 18 starts…Struck out 71 and allowed just 50 hits... Opened the season with Mississippi and went 0-1 with a 1.72 ERA (3 ER/15.2 IP) in seven starts before transferring to the Stripers on 5/13... Made 21 total appearances and 11 starts for the Gwinnett, going 6-1 with a 2.98 ERA (21 ER/63.1 IP)... Was named by the organization as Gwinnett's Pitcher of the Month for July after going 4-0 with a 1.86 ERA (4 ER/19.1 IP) in six total games... In 18 starts between the two clubs, went 3-2 with a 3.20 ERA (21 ER/59.0 IP) and a 1.322 WHIP…In 10 relief appearances, was 3-0 with a 1.35 ERA (3 ER/20.0 IP) and a 0.650 WHIP.
Placed on Gwinnett's disabled list on 4/6 and missed the majority of the season while recovering from "Tommy John" surgery, performed on 6/27/17 ... Made just four rehabilitation appearances (three starts) with the GCL Braves, and tossed 4.0 scoreless innings with two hits and six strikeouts ... Atlanta selected his contract on 11/20 ... Entered the season tabbed by Baseball America as Atlanta's No. 16 prospect and by MLB.com as No. 17.
Made 15 starts on the season between Double-A Mississippi and Triple-A Gwinnett, going 6-2 with a 4.14 ERA (36 ER/78.1 IP) and 68 strikeouts ... Was placed on the 7-day disabled list on 6/20 (right elbow strain) and missed the remainder of the season ... Underwent "Tommy John" surgery on 6/27, performed by Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, FL.
Named Atlanta's minor league Pitcher of the Year after going 11-6 with a 2.47 ERA (41 ER/149.2 IP) ... Split his second professional season between Single-A Rome and Double-A Mississippi ... His 11 wins, 149.2 innings and 152 strikeouts each ranked second among all Braves minor leaguers ... Named to the mid-season South Atlantic League All-Star game and earned MiLB.com Organization All-Star honors ... Led the Rome staff in wins, starter's ERA, and strikeouts despite receiving a promotion to Double-A Mississippi on 8/20.