Is a 2011 graduate of Zachary (La.) High School...Had his No. 10 retired at a banquet on Feb. 1, 2020...Played 4 seasons at the University of Alabama (2011-15) and graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice...Married to Morgan…has a son, Maddox...Drafted by the Yankees in the 39th round in 2011 but did not sign.
Appeared in eight games over two stints in his second season with the Mariners, posting a 1.17 ERA (1 ER in 7.2 IP) and one hold...Began the season at Seattle's Alternate Training Site...Surrendered his lone run in his season debut and followed up with seven scoreless outings (6.2 IP)…Placed on the 10-day injured list on Aug. 21 with a strained left shoulder and was transferred to the 60-day list on Aug. 26...Claimed off waivers by Arizona on Oct. 23.
Recorded 3 holds and a 3.65 ERA (5 ER, 12.1 IP) with 7 strikeouts and 3 walks in 17 relief outings with the Mariners...Made his big league debut on Aug. 17 at Toronto…selected from Triple-A Tacoma on Aug. 15...Allowed 1 earned run (2 runs) in 6.1 innings of work (1.42 ERA) over his first 7 games with the Mariners, August 17-31...In his last 9 games (9/5-end), had 1 hold and a 1.69 ERA (1 ER, 5.1 IP)...Acquired by Seattle from Washington along with Aaron Fletcher (lhp) and Elvis Alvarado (rhp) for Hunter Strickland (rhp) and Roenis Elías (lhp) on July 31...In 5 games with Triple-A Tacoma, posted a 1.80 ERA (1 ER, 5.0 IP)...Combined to make 34 relief appearances with Double-A Harrisburg (27 G) and Triple-A Fresno (7 G) in the Nationals minor league system.
Spent the season with High-A Potomac and transitioned to a full-time relief role.
Made a career-high 15 starts for High-A Potomac; also made 8 relief appearances… posted a 1.74 ERA (2 ER, 10.1 IP) in 10 games for Salt River of the Arizona Fall League.
Spent the year with Single-A Hagerstown...began the season in the bullpen, but moved into a starting role on June 24…South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week on Aug. 28.
Made pro debut with the GCL Nationals…promoted to Short-A Auburn on July 4.