Attended St. Thomas Aquinas (NH) HS...Signed by Kirk Fredriksson.
Added to the 60-man player pool on 8/3 and spent the remainder of the season at the Alternate Training Site Camp at Double-A Bowie...Participated in his second-straight big league Spring Training, appearing in 12 games.
Spent the entire season with Double-A Bowie, hitting .232 (113-for-488) with 26 doubles, six triples, nine home runs, 78 runs scored, 54 RBI, and 25 stolen bases in 135 games... Batted .308 (8-for-26) with a double, triple, five runs scored, and an RBI in seven Postseason games for the Baysox... Named the Eastern League Player of the Week for the week of 7/1-7; .346 (9-for-26), 2-2B, 3 HR, 7 R, 8 RBI, 2 SB, 7 G... Finished tied for first in the Eastern League in games played and runs scored... Ranked fourth in the EL in triples, tied for sixth in walks (59), tied for eighth in doubles and stolen bases, and tied for ninth in total bases (179)... Stole a career-high three bases on 7/16 vs. Harrisburg; had three games with multi-stolen bases... Matched his career-high (fifth time) with four RBI on 6/29 vs. Akron... Recorded his third career multi-home run game on 7/2 at Hartford... Made 96 starts in center field, 18 starts in left field and 11 starts in right field for the Baysox... Was a non-roster Spring Training invitee to big league camp for the first time... Had his contract selected from Double-A Bowie on 11/20, and was added to the 40-man roster.
Hit a combined .315 (148-for-470) with 26 doubles, four triples, 11 home runs, 95 runs, and 53 RBI in 127 games between Class A-Advanced Frederick and Double-A Bowie...Set career-highs in hits, home runs, runs, and RBI...Finished tied for fourth in the minor leagues in runs scored...Named the Orioles Minor League Player of the Month for May, after hitting .397/.470/.586 (46- for-116) with 11 doubles, one triple, three home runs, 27 runs, 22 RBI, and 15 walks in 28 games...Named Carolina League Player of the Week on 6/3; batted .500 (7-for-14) with a double, triple, home run, three runs, an RBI, and four walks during this stretch... Named Carolina League Player of the Week on 7/17: hit .464 (13-for-28), with two doubles, two home runs, 10 runs, and four RBI in eight games during this stretch...Named a MiLB.com Organization All-Star...Named an Advanced-A Baseball America All-Star... Selected as a Carolina League Mid-Season and Postseason All-Star...Led the Carolina League in hitting (.377) at the time of his promotion on 6/21...Led Frederick in hitting (.377), OBP (.467), and slugging (.556), while finishing tied for second in runs (60)... Following the season, appeared in 17 games for the Glendale Desert Dogs of the Arizona Fall League, hitting .344/.474/.590 (21-for-61), with six doubles, three triples, a home run, 16 runs, nine RBI, and two stolen bases...Selected as an AFL Rising-Star, as well as being named to the AFL All-Prospect team.