Signed by Orioles scout Kelvin Colon...Attended Paul J. Hagerty (FL) HS.
Named the Orioles Brooks Robinson Minor League Player of the Year... Named the International League MVP; the first Tides player to be named league MVP since Roberto Petagine in 1997... Named both a Mid-Season and Postseason All-Star for Triple-A Norfolk... Named the Orioles Minor League Player of the Year by Baseball America... In 127 games with Triple-A Norfolk, he batted .312/.344/.527 (162-for-520) with 35 doubles, one triple, 25 home runs, 81 runs, and 83 RBI... Led the International League with 162 hits; became the first Tides player to lead the league in hits since Mike Cervenak in 2007 (157)... Named Orioles Minor League Player of the Month for July; hit .333 (36-for-108), with 11 doubles, four home runs, 15 runs, and 15 RBI over 25 games... Named the International League Batter of the Week for the period of 4/15-21; .370 (10-for-27), 2-2B, 4 HR, 8 R, 11 RBI, 7 G... Entered the season ranked as the No. 3 Orioles prospect, according to Baseball America... Hit a career-high three home runs on 6/2 vs. Louisville; tied a Norfolk franchise record.. Had a career-high 15-game hitting streak from 7/16-31, batting .415 (27-for-65) during this stretch... Batted .349 (52-for-149) with nine home runs against left-handed pitching... Hit .442 (19-for-43) with three home runs, 10 runs scored, and 10 RBI in the ninth inning of games... Made 83 starts at first base, 26 starts in left field, and nine starts at third base for Norfolk... Received an invite to Spring Training as a non-roster invitee... Had his contract selected from Triple-A Norfolk on 11/20, and was added to the 40-man roster.
Named to the 2018 SiriusXM MLB Futures Game as part of Team USA...Named a MiLB.com Organization All-Star...Named an Eastern League Mid-Season All-Star...Drove in at least one run in 12 of his first 19 games...Had a Double-A Bowie team-high 13-game hitting streak from 6/27-7/12...Finished third on the Baysox in hits (117) and triples (4), and fourth in home runs (13), runs (63), and RBI (59)...Hit .311 (64-for-206) in 53 home games...Batted .315 (95-for-302) with 11 home runs against right-handed pitching...Entered the season ranked as the Orioles No. 2 prospect, according to Baseball America and MLB.com...Received an invite to Spring Training as a non-roster invitee.
Enters 2018 ranked as the second-best Orioles prospect according to Baseball America, and ranks No. 71 on the Top 100 Prospects list by Baseball America ... Split the season between Class-A Advanced Frederick and Double-A Bowie, and combined to hit .287 (147-for-513) ... Recorded 38 total multi-hit games between Frederick and Bowie, and 13 with three-or-more hits ... Hit safely in 10-straight games (4/11-21) with the Keys, averaging .400 (16-for-40) during this stretch ... Hit safely in 11 of the last 12 games of the season, going 15-for-50 (.300) ... Awarded the Carolina League batting crown, after leading the league in hitting (.314) while playing 88 games for the Keys ... Selected as Orioles Minor League Player of the Month for May after going .336 (36-for-107) with 11 doubles, one triple, six home runs, 22 runs, 19 RBI, two walks, and two stolen bases over 26 games ... Selected as both a Carolina League Mid-Season and Postseason All-Star ... Following the season, played in the Arizona Fall League for the Salt River Rafters, going .244 (20-for-82) with four walks, four doubles, three home runs, 11 runs scored, 14 RBI, and two stolen bases in 21 games...Notched an eight-game hitting streak with Salt River from 10/12-24 (.324, 11-for-34)
Entered 2017 ranked as the No. 3 Orioles prospect, according to Baseball America...Spent the season with Class-A Delmarva...Finished second on the Shorebirds in hits, tied for second in doubles, and was third in total bases (194)...Hit safely in 16 of 18 May games, batting .375 (24-for-64) in that span...Chosen as the South Atlantic Player of the Week for 6/6-12, batting .469 (15-for-32) with five doubles, two home runs, and five RBI in seven games...For 6/6-12, was named to the MLBPipeline. com Prospect Team of the Week...Recorded a season-high five hits, going 5-for-6 with a walk, double, home run, three runs scored, and one RBI on 6/6 at West Virginia...Collected a season-high four RBI on 6/29 vs. Greensboro...Hit .379 (44-for-116) vs. left-handed pitchers...Batted .310 (36-for-116) with RISP...Entered the season ranked as the No. 7 Orioles prospect by Baseball America and Baseball Prospectus, and the No. 8 prospect in the Orioles system, according to MLB.com.
Rated as the best athlete in Baltimore's organization, according to Baseball America...After the season, rated as the No. 15 prospect in the Gulf Coast League by Baseball America...Selected as an MiLB.com Organizational All-Star...Made his professional debut with the GCL Orioles on 6/26 vs. the GCL Rays and collected his first professional hit, going 2-for-4...Slugged his first professional home run on 7/24 vs. the GCL Rays...Recorded two four-hit performances (7/4 and 7/15) with the GCL Orioles...Posted a 10-game hitting streak from 7/22-8/4 (.342, 13-for-38)...Had a .942 fielding percentage in 33 starts at shortstop for the GCL Orioles...Batted .333 (10-for-33) with RISP...Named the Organizational Player of the Month for June after batting .348 (31-for-89) with five doubles, two home runs, and 11 RBI in 23 games...Debuted with Short-Season AAberdeen on 8/19...Logged two multi-RBI games with the IronBirds (8/23 vs. Brooklyn and 8/30 vs. Vermont).