Posted a 1.76 ERA in 53 innings with 85 strikeouts and four complete-game shutouts as a senior at Mount St. Joseph High School in Baltimore, Md... including Solomon, Mount Saint Joseph has now produced nine Major Leaguers, including 14-year Major Leaguer Mark Teixeira...Ranked as the top pitching prospect in Maryland in 2014, but dropped to the Padres in the 21st round of the draft due to his commitment to Notre Dame...Pitched three years for the Fighting Irish (2015- 17), working between the bullpen and rotation, appearing in 48 total games (13 starts), with a 3.85 ERA (56ER/131IP) and 151 strikeouts...pitched in the Cape Cod League prior to his junior year, posting a 0.54 ERA in 33.0 innings. ..During all three of his seasons at Notre Dame, Solomon was teammates with RHP Brandon Bielak, who were both selected by the Astros in the 2017 draft...Solomon went in the 4th round and Bielak in the 11th...the two were also teammates with Blue Jays IF Cavan Biggio at Notre Dame from 2015-16...Selected by the Astros in the fourth round of the June 2017 draft...signed by scout Nick Venuto...Added to the Astros 40-man roster on Nov. 20, 2020...the 2022 season will be his second at Major League Spring Training.
Impressed at Major League Spring Training, appearing in three games (one start) and posting a 4.26 ERA (3ER/6.1IP) with nine strikeouts...optioned to minor league camp on March 16...Prior to the start of the minor league season, was recalled by Houston on April 17 for his first Major League stint...made his MLB debut on April 18 at SEA (0ER/1IP)...picked up his first MLB strikeout on April 21 at COL (Sam Hilliard)...optioned to Triple-A on April 21...recalled for four days from April 26-29, but did not make an appearance...Began the minor league season at Triple-A Sugar Land, where he went 8-1 with a 4.70 ERA (51ER/97.2IP) with 112 strikeouts in 97.2 innings...Overall, had five separate Major League stints in 2021, combining to go 1-0 with a 1.29 ERA (2ER/14IP) in six relief appearances...Pitched as a long reliever for the Astros in September, making three apps. of 3.0+ innings... earned his first MLB win on Sept. 19 vs. ARI (1ER/4IP)...Was on the Astros Taxi Squad throughout the POSTSEASON, but did not make an appearance on an active roster.
Missed the entire 2020 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery...likely would have returned to the mound if there was a minor league season, which was canceled due to COVID-19...returned to pitch at the Astros Instructional Camp in October prior to being added to the 40-man.
Started the 2019 season at Class A Fayetteville, making two starts in April...underwent Tommy John surgery in June of 2019.
In his first full minor league season in 2018, went 8-1 in 19 games (10 starts) at Class A Quad Cities en route to being named a Midwest League Midseason All-Star...promoted to Class A Buies Creek for his final five outings of the season.
Made just one appearance in 2017 after being drafted by the Astros in the fourth round of the draft...tossed 1.0 scoreless frame for the GCL Astros.