Selected by the Tigers from New York (AL) in the Major League phase of the Rule 5 Draft on Dec.19, 2019.
Made his Major League debut in 2020, spending the entire season with the Tigers after being selected with the first pick of the 2019 Rule 5 Draft... Made 15 appearances for the Tigers during the season, including two starts, combining to go 1-0 with an 8.14 ERA (21.0IP/19ER) on 25 hits and nine walks, while striking out 14... Had some of his greatest success in multi-inning relief outings, posting a 3.00 ERA (9.0IP/3ER) over five such outings, while striking out six... Made his Major League debut on July 28 vs. Kansas City, tossing 3.0 innings and allowing three runs, two earned, on three hits and no walks, while striking out three…his first Major League strikeout came against Maikel Franco to end the second inning... Had his first career scoreless appearance on Aug. 15, blanking Cleveland in the ninth inning…was his second career relief appearance, fourth overall and first of 1.0-inning-or-less... Earned his first Major League win on Aug. 21 at Cleveland, tossing 1.1 shutout innings from the bullpen, allowing a hit and walk.
Spent most of the 2019 season with Double A Trenton, starting 20 games...also pitched for Single A Tampa, appearing in five games, including four starts...Led Trenton with 105.1 innings pitched and 104 strikeouts, while he was tied for the team lead in starts...Combined to appear in five games, including four starts, with Tampa and Trenton in April, posting a 1-1 record with a 1.93 ERA (23.1IP/5ER) and 30 strikeouts...Earned Eastern League Pitcher of the Week honors twice during the season, first for the week ending July 14 after throwing 8.0 shutout innings with four hits allowed and eight strikeouts on July 12 at Reading...picked up a second honor for the week ending August 25, making two starts during the week and combining to throw 10.0 scoreless innings with four hits allowed and 14 strikeouts.
Started 23 games in 2018, seeing time at both Single A Charleston and Single A Tampa...Sidelined from April 5-12 with an abscess surgery...Started five games with Charleston in May, compiling a 2-1 record with a 2.45 ERA (29.1IP/8ER) and 32 strikeouts...Allowed two runs-or-less in five consecutive starts with Tampa from July 20-August 12, going 1-2 with a 2.79 ERA (29.0IP/9ER) and 31 strikeouts.
Spent most of the 2017 season with Single A Charleston, starting 11 games...Threw at least 5.0 innings and allowed three earned runs-or-less in all 13 starts during the season...Posted a 2-2 record with a 1.97 ERA (59.1IP/13ER) and 42 strikeouts over a 10-start stretch from July 5-August 27...Ranked as the No. 29 prospect in the Yankees organization by Baseball America following the season.
Began his professional career in 2016, combining to pitch in 14 games, including 12 starts, between the DSL Yankees2 and the GCL Yankees...Started four games with the DSL Yankees2 in July, compiling a 1-0 record with a 1.19 ERA (22.2IP/3ER) and 20 strikeouts.