Graduated from Savanna HS in Anaheim, Calif. in 2012...was selected as his league's MVP in both 2011 and 2012...was also tabbed as a First-Team CIF selection as a shortstop in 2011...Attended Cypress College for his freshman and sophomore seasons...posted a 2.51 ERA in 17 games as a freshman in 2013 and a 3.17 ERA in 12 games in 2014...Transferred to Lindsey Wilson College in 2015 and was a First-Team All Mid-South Conference selection...went 10-2 with a 2.04 ERA and 103 strikeouts in 15 games...Played his senior season at Tennessee Wesleyan College, going 10-1 with a 0.64 ERA (7ER/98IP), 12 walks and 129 strikeouts...led the NAIA in ERA and was named a Perfect Game/Rawlings Pitcher of the Year...also named Appalachian Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year...Selected by the Astros in the ninth round of the 2016 MLB Draft...signed by Astros scout Bobby St. Pierre...Was invited to his first Major League Spring Training on Jan. 22, 2019...is signed to a minor league contract for the 2020 season.
Went 6-7 with a 5.84 ERA (75ER/115.2IP) with 117 strikeouts and just 45 walks in 25 games (19 starts) with Triple A Round Rock.
Was named a Baseball America Double A AllStar and received Texas League Midseason and Postseason All-Star honors...went 11-4 with a 2.69 ERA (36ER/120.2IP), 26 walks and 143 strikeouts in 25 games (18 starts) for Double A Corpus Christi...led the Texas League in wins, ERA and strikeouts...named the Texas League Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 18-24...led all Astros minor league pitchers in wins, walks per 9.0 innings (1.94) and strikeout to walk ratio (5.50)...struck out a career-high 11 batters in 6.1 shutout innings on May 17 vs. San Antonio.
Went 5-7 with a 3.64 ERA (44ER/108.2IP) in 25 games (16 starts) between Class A Advanced Buies Creek (16g) and Class A Quad Cities (9g)...began the year at Quad Cities and was promoted to Buies Creek on May 31.
Posted a 2-0 record with a 2.36 ERA (12ER/45.2IP), seven walks and 48 strikeouts in 14 games (6 starts) at Class A Short Season Tri-City.