Is married ... wife's name is Sophie. Graduated from Mark R. Isfeld High School in British Columbia, Canada, where he was named Athlete of the Year as a senior. Attended Cypress College, where he was a First Team Orange Empire Conference All-Star and Junior College First Team All-American in 2006. Enjoys hockey ... is an avid fan of the Vancouver Canucks.
On the 15-day disabled list from 3/26-5/15 with a left hip labral injury.....transferred to the 60-day DL on 5/16...Missed the entire 2013 season with a left hip labral injury.....underwent surgery in April (Dr. William Raasch)...Participated in the 2013 World Baseball Classic for Team Canada.....appeared in 3 games, batting .286 (4-for-14, 0hr, 0rbi).
Entered 2012 as the eighth-best prospect in the organization according to Baseball America
. Appeared in 58 games with the Brewers, batting .184 with 3 HR and 14 RBI. Made 23 starts (14g at 1B, 7g at 3B, 1g at 2B, 1g at DH)/ Had two stints with the team (5/6-7/8 and 9/7-end). Hit his ﬁrst Major League homer on 6/6 vs. Chicago-NL, a 3-run pinch-hit shot off Carlos Marmol. His second home run was also a pinch-hit homer on 6/8 vs. San Diego (2-run Dale Thayer) ...
became the fourth player in franchise history to have his ﬁrst two career home runs come as
a pinch hitter, joining Bob Hansen (1974), Trent Durrington (2004) and Prince Fielder (2005). Batted .273 with 7 HR and 29 RBI in 77 games at Triple-A Nashville. Following the season played for Escogido in the Dominican Winter League. Was selected to the Team Canada provisional roster for the 2013 World Baseball Classic.
Was named Brewers Minor League Player of the Year as he batted .336 with 22 HR and 91
RBI in 123 games between Double-A Huntsville (3g) and Triple-A Nashville (120g).....won the
award for the second time in his career (also 2007) ... His .336 batting average led all Brewers minor leaguers while his 91 RBI ranked second and
22 HR ranked third in the system ... Began the season at Huntsville, appearing in 3 games before he was promoted to Nashville ... Was selected to the All-Pacific Coast League Team as he ranked among the league leaders in
batting average (4th, .336), on-base percentage (5th, .413) and doubles (T5th, 36) ... Was named Brewers Minor League Player of the Month for June and July ... Contract was selected by Milwaukee on 8/27 ... Batted .270 (10-for-37) with 1 RBI in 20 games with the Brewers ... Made 7 starts (4g at 3B, 3g at 2B) ... Made his Major League debut on 8/31 vs. St. Louis and singled off Jake Westbrook as a pinch
hitter for his first career hit ... Went 5-for-12 (.417) as a pinch hitter with the Brewers ... Had a 6-game hitting streak to begin his Major League career, batting .538 (7-for-13, 1rbi) ... Appeared in 3 games during the postseason, all off the bench ... Enters 2012 as the eighth-best prospect in the organization according to Baseball America
Batted .260 with 13 HR and 81 RBI in 113 games at Double-A Huntsville
Entered the season as the eighth-best prospect in the Brewers organization according to
Baseball America ... Spent most of the season at Double-A Huntsville, where he batted .258 with 5 HR and 43 RBI
in 87 games.....also appeared in 6 games at Class-A Wisconsin ... Began the season on the disabled list while recovering from offseason surgery on his left wrist ... Made his season debut on 5/16 with Wisconsin.....was transferred to Huntsville on 5/21 ... Following the season played for the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League
Batted .289 with 15 HR and 73 RBI in 114 games at Class-A Brevard County ... Was selected to the Florida State League's midseason and postseason All-Star teams ... Season ended on 8/12 vs. Vero Beach when he suffered a broken left wrist (hit by pitch) ... Following the season played for the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League and appeared in 7 games before breaking his nose on 10/21 (hit by pitch)
Was named Brewers Minor League Player of the Year as he batted
.327 with 14 HR and 86 RBI in 111 games at Class-A West Virginia ... Was selected to the South Atlantic League's midseason and
postseason All-Star teams as he ranked among the league leaders
in batting average (4th, .327) and on-base percentage (4th, .406) ... Was named Brewers Minor League Player of the Month for May
after batting .400 (28-for-70) with 5 HR and 23 RBI ... Represented Team Canada at the World Cup in Taiwan
Spent his first professional season at Rookie Helena, where he
batted .231 with 1 HR and 23 RBI in 62 games ... Made his pro debut on 6/20 at Helena, starting at second base and
going 1-for-3 with a run, RBI and a walk
Selected by Milwaukee in the 25th round of the First-Year Player Draft.....signed by Bruce Seid.