Originally selected by the Colorado Rockies in the third round (No. 96 overall) of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft...Acquired by the Orioles along with INF Tyler Nevin and OF Mishael Deson from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for RHP Mychal Givens on Aug. 30, 2020...Married, wife's name is Carlie. Carlie was a dancer at the University of Minnesota and won a national championship in 2017...Both of his older brothers, Tanner and Trey, played college baseball and were drafted professionally...Attended Menomonie (WI) HS and the University of Minnesota...His father, Joe, has been a coach with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers...Is a Green Bay Packers fan...Has a dog named Mookie.
Spent the majority of the season with Double-A Bowie, appearing in 40 games (27 at 2B, nine in CF, two at SS, two as the DH)...Hit .432 (16-for-35) in his first 10 games of the season...Homered three times in his first 10 games and just twice in his final 38 games...Missed time in the middle of the season due to a back strain and at the end of the season due to a sore hip...Added to the 40-man roster on 11/19.
Participated in the team’s Fall Instructional League camp at the Ed Smith Stadium complex in Sarasota, Fla...Added to the 60-man player pool on 8/30 and participated in the team’s Alternate Training Site at Prince George’s Stadium in Bowie, Md...Acquired by the Orioles along with INF Tyler Nevin and OF Mishael Deson from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for RHP Mychal Givens on 8/30.
Spent the full season at Class-A Asheville...Named the South Atlantic League Most Valuable Player, as well as a MidSeason and Postseason All-Star...Ranked among league leaders in OBP (1st - .409), batting average (2nd - .318), SLG (.489, 2nd), OPS (2nd - .899), runs scored (3rd - 79), doubles (T-5th - 32), and walks (T-6th - 62)...Named the Player of the Month for June after batting .350 (28-for-80) with seven doubles, two home runs and 14 RBI.
Began his professional career with Short-Season A Boise and was named a Northwest League Mid-Season All-Star after hitting .302/.396/.467 (51-for-169) with eight doubles, four triples, and four home runs in 44 games for the Hawks.