Is married.....wife's name is Megan... Graduated from Mesquite (AZ) High School... Enjoys golf.....is a fan of the Seattle Seahawks.....follow him on Twitter (@zdavies3)
Made his first career Opening Day roster...Went 17-9 with a 3.90 ERA in 33 starts.....led the team in wins for the second straight season... Became the 10th pitcher (12x) in franchise history to produce at least 17 wins in a season... His 17 wins tied the D-backs' Zack Greinke for second in the National League, trailing only the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw (18)... His 33 starts tied for the NL lead (with three others) and 191.1 innings pitched ranked ninth... Was a finalist for a Gold Glove Award along with the Diamondbacks' Zack Greinke (winner) and Braves' R.A. Dickey... The Brewers went 20-13 in his starts... Had 15 quality starts, going 10-3 with a 1.44 ERA in those starts (100.1ip, 16er)...Went 7-4 with a 5.40 ERA over his first 15 starts (78.1ip, 47er) and 10-5 with a 2.87 ERA over his last 18 starts (113ip, 36er)... Went 9-2 with a 2.04 ERA in 16 road starts (97ip, 22er).....ranked fourth in the NL in road ERA... Went 8-7 with a 5.82 ERA in 17 home starts (94.1ip, 61er).....only the Braves' Julio Teheran (5.86) had a higher home ERA among qualifying NL pitchers... Was named Brewers Pitcher of the Month for August (6gs, 4-2, 2.06era)... Led the Major Leagues with 14 sacrifice bunts.
Began the season at Triple-A Colorado Springs, where he made 2 starts• Was recalled by Milwaukee on 4/17...Went 11-7 with a 3.97 ERA in 28 starts during his first full Major League season...Led the team in wins and tied for second among Major League rookies in that category...Produced a team-leading 15 quality starts...The team went 15-13 in his starts ...Went 0-3 with an 8.78 ERA over his first 3 starts (13.1ip, 13er) and 11-4 with a 3.54 ERA over his last 25 starts (150ip, 59er)...Tossed 10.0 consecutive hitless innings from 6/1-6/7 (vs. St. Louis and vs. Oakland)...Threw 6.2 no-hit innings on 6/7 vs. Oakland.....no-hitter broken on a 2-run homer by Billy Butler...Retired 17 consecutive batters in a 5-3 victory on 6/12 vs. New York-NL...Notched a career-high 9 strikeouts on 6/1 vs. St. Louis (W), 6/24 vs. Washington (ND) and 8/29 vs. St. Louis (ND)...Was named Brewers Pitcher of the Month for June (6gs, 3-1, 2.89era, 37.1ip, 39k)
Entered 2015 as the sixth-best prospect in the Orioles organization according to Baseball America…Began the season at Triple-A Norfolk and went 5-6 with a 2.84 ERA in 19 games (18 starts)…Was traded to Milwaukee in exchange for OF Gerardo Parra on 7/31…Went 1-2 with a 5.00 ERA in 5 starts at Triple-A Colorado Springs.....contract selected on 9/1…Went 3-2 with 3.71 ERA in 6 starts with the Brewers.....opponents batted just .211…Had 4 quality starts, including 3 in a row to end the season.....the team went 4-2 in his starts…Made his Major League debut on 9/2 vs. Pittsburgh and received no decision in the Brewers' 9-4 win (4.1ip, 4h, 4r, 4er, 3bb, 3k, 1hr).....his fi rst career strikeout was Jung Ho Kang…Earned his first Major League victory in a 9-1 win on 9/7 at Miami (7ip, 4h, 1r, 1er, 0bb, 4k)…Was named Brewers Pitcher of the Month for September/October…Ended the season on a 15.0-inning scoreless streak…His changeup was rated as the best in the organization by Baseball America entering 2016.