Married, wife's name is Carlie. She was a dancer at the University of Minnesota and won a national championship in 2017...His daughter, Tatum, was born during the 2022 season...Attended the University of Minnesota and Menomonie (WI) HS...His father, Joe, has been a coach with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers...Both of his older brothers, Tanner and Trey, played college baseball and were drafted professionally...Has a dog named Mookie.
Began the season on Triple-A Norfolk's Injured List; sent on a rehab assignment to High-A Aberdeen on 5/31; reinstated with Norfolk on 6/7; recalled from the Tides on 7/26; placed on the Paternity List from 8/19-22...Made his MLB debut as a pinch runner in the ninth inning on 7/29 at CIN; became the first O's player to make his debut as a pinch runner since L.J. Hoes on 9/25/12 vs. TOR...Reached base safely in seven straight plate appearances from 8/1-5, the first Orioles rookie to do so since Jerry Hairston, Jr. from 9/6-8/99, per the Elias Sports Bureau...Had a career-high five-game hitting streak from 8/1-6; batted .467/.579/.533 (7-for-15) with one double, four runs, two RBI, and four walks during the stretch...Walked three times on 8/2 at TEX; became the first O's rookie to walk three times since Andrew Velazquez did so on 9/14/20 vs. ATL...Recorded his first career extra-base hit and first career RBI with a pinch-hit RBI double in the eighth inning on 8/3 at TEX; became the first O's rookie with a go-ahead, pinch-hit hit in the eighth inning-or-later since Hyun Soo Kim hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning on 9/28/16 at TOR...Hit his first MLB homer on the regular season's final day in the eighth inning off of Mitch White on 10/5 (G1) vs. TOR, a three-run shot with the O's trailing 4-2; marked the first go-ahead home run in the eighth inning-or-later by an Orioles rookie with the team trailing since Hyun Soo Kim on 9/28/16 at TOR...Finished the year batting .300/.378/.400 (12-for-40) with one double, one homer, six runs, five RBI and five walks in his final 16 games with an at-bat...Had a career-high three hits on 8/5 vs. PIT...Scored a run in four straight starts from 9/18-23...Recorded his only outfield assist on 9/25 vs. HOU, throwing out Alex Bregman trying to stretch a single into a double in the second inning...Appeared in 15 games (11 GS) at second base, 11 games (nine GS) in left field, and made one start in right field...Reached safely in a career-high 23 straight games from 6/19-7/24 with Norfolk before being recalled by the Orioles on 7/26...Scored a professional high four runs for Norfolk on 4/15 at SWB...Doubled twice in his first rehab game with High-A Aberdeen on 5/31 vs. Hudson Valley.
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.