Attended A&M Consolidated in College Station (TX) and was a three-time first-team all-district performer both on the mound and at the plate....selected to the All-State first-team by the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association and the Texas Sports Writer's Association as a senior...named the District 12-5A MVP in 2012... Went on to attend TCU and pitched for three years (2013-15) for the Horned Frogs... struck out 45 batters over just 28.2 innings, while giving up only 10 hits for a .109 opponents average his junior year...helped lead TCU to it's second straight World Series appearance that season... Selected by Houston in the third round of the June 2015 draft...signed by Astros scout Jim Stevenson... Is signed to a minor league contract for the 2018 season...invited to Major League Spring Training on Jan. 25, 2018.
For the first time in his three-year career, was healthy for an entire season, making 38 appearances combined between Double A Corpus Christi (36g) and Class A Buies Creek (2g)...at the two stops, went 2-2 with six saves, a 3.67 ERA (22ER/54IP) and 60 strikeouts in 54.0 innings pitched...began the year at Buies Creek and made two appearances before being promoted to Corpus Christi on April 13...finished his season at the Double A level.
Made eight appearances at Class A Lancaster, posting four saves and a 1.80 ERA (2ER/10IP)...placed on the DL on May 12 and missed the remainder of the season.
Made his professional debut for Class A Quad Cities, making 12 appearances with a 1.08 ERA (2ER/16.2IP)... those 12 appearances added onto a long collegiate season at TCU in which he made 30 appearances en route to the College World Series.