Is married to Taylor Clarke…the couple has twin boys, Bryce and Brody, and a daughter, Bayley...Attended Towson University (2012-13) and College of Charleston ('14-15)…transferred to COC due to Towson eliminating the baseball program after the 2013 season while he was rehabbing from Tommy John surgery...Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley found funding to save the sport but Clarke already started the transfer process...Is the highest-drafted player (76th overall) from the College of Charleston after going 13-1 with a 1.73 ERA, 14 walks and 143 strikeouts as a redshirt junior (previous: Brett Gardner [109th])...Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger All-American, Colonial Athletic Association Pitcher of the Year and Golden Spikes Award semifinalist…also was a National Pitcher of the Year finalist with Carson Fulmer (Vanderbilt) and Tyler Jay (Illinois)...Struck out 18 on March 7, 2015 vs. Radford University.
Went 5-5 with 1 save and a 5.31 ERA (50 ER in 84.2 IP) in 23 games (15 starts) over 4 stints in his fi rst Major League season with Arizona...Went 4-4 with a 5.88 ERA (42 ER in 64.1 IP) as a starter and 1-1 with 1 save and a 3.54 ERA (8 ER in 20.1 IP) in relief...Opponents hit just .186 (8-for-43) vs. his change-up...Hit his fi rst career home run on May 30 @ Rockies (off Kyle Freeland), becoming the second D-backs rookie pitcher to homer (also: 4 homers by Micah Owings in 2007)...Daughter, Bayley Marie, was born on July 27...Went 3-1 with a 6.63 ERA (27 ER in 36.2 IP) in 8 starts for Reno...Entered the season as the D-backs' No. 10 prospect by MLB.com and as having the Best Control in the system by Baseball America.
Went 13-8 with a 4.03 ERA, 125 strikeouts, 44 walks and a .254 opponent average in 27 starts for Triple-A Reno...Tied for the Pacific Coast League lead in wins, ranked third in innings (152.0) and was sixth in strikeouts...Went 5-1 with a 2.54 ERA, 34 strikeouts and 9 walks over his final 8 starts after July 27...Was a non-roster invitee to his first Spring Training.