Married, wife's name is Paige...Attended St. Clair Community College (MI).
Had his contract selected from Triple-A Norfolk on 6/29 and made his Major League debut that night vs. LAA; tossed 1.2 scoreless innings, with two hits and two strikeouts; struck out the first two batters he faced, Kole Calhoun and Mike Trout.. Earned his first career win on 9/30 vs. HOU (3.0 IP, 2 K)... Tossed back-to-back 3.0-inning no-hit appearances on 9/26 at BOS and 9/30 vs. HOU; the 3.0 innings pitched set and matched a season-high... His 35 appearances after his debut (6/29) were the most by an Orioles reliever... Held opponents to a .286 slugging percentage, good for ninth-best among American League relievers and fifth-best among AL lefty relievers (min. 35 appearances)... Recorded his first career save on 9/16 vs. CWS (1.2 IP, 1 BB, 4 K)... Tied his career-high with four strikeouts on 9/16 vs. CWS, recording four of the five outs via strikeout; also struck out four batters on 7/6 at MIN... Tossed 3.0 hitless innings, and earned the win, on 9/30 vs. HOU as part of the 41st one-hitter in Orioles history (eighth combined)... Allowed 6-of-30 (20.0%) inherited runners to score; led the Orioles pitching staff in inherited runners scored percentage... Held opponents to a .200 (7-for-35) average with runners in scoring position and a .188 (3-for-16) average with runners in scoring position and two outs... Posted a 1.42 ERA (3 ER/19.0 IP) in 18 home games and a 5.30 ERA (11 ER/18.2 IP) in 17 road games... Went a combined 3-1 with a 3.19 ERA (15 ER/42.1 IP) in 28 games between Triple-A Norfolk and Double-A Bowie this season.
MiLB Totals - Went 3-1 and 2.78 ERA (17 ER, 55.0 IP) in 48 games (1 start) with AAA Tacoma... Shutdown - Limited opponents to .238 (48x202) average, walking 31 and striking out 65. Limiting Damage - Allowed only 8 extra-base hits all season, including only 1 home run...Ranked - Finished T15th in the Pacific Coast League with 48 relief appearances...Strong Run - Went 0-1 with 2.16 ERA (4 ER, 16.2 IP) in 14 appearances, April 17-June 1...K's - Struck out at least 1 batter in 35 of 48 games, including 18 multi-strikeout games...High - Struck out season-high 6 batters in 4.0 innings Sept. 1 vs. Fresno (4.0,0,0,0,2,6,HB)...Strong Finish - Did not allow a run in 19 of final 21 appearances, July 7-Sept. 5, going 2-0 with a 1.08 ERA (3 ER, 25.0 IP); limiting opponents to a .174 (15x86) average, whilewalking 14 and striking out 31... Left & Right - Limited left-handed batters to a .242 (22x91) average, while walking 10 and
striking out 34…vs. righties limited opponents to a .234 (26x111) average... Lone Start - Made 6th career start and only one of the season on Aug. 23 vs. Las Vegas, a no decision, in 3.0 hitless innings with four strikeouts.