♦ Spent the year with Class-A Frederick, going 2-9 with a 4.67 ERA in 24 games (22 starts).
♦ Tied a career-high with eight strikeouts vs Wilmington on 6/27 while just allowing one run on six hits over 6.0 innings. He totaled 23 total strikeouts in the month of June.
♦ Made his longest start of his career at Down East on 8/26, allowing just one run and one walk while striking out seven over 8.0 innings of work.
♦ Ranked second on the Keys in strikeouts (109) and innings pitched (113.2).
♦ Set a career high in strikeouts in a season with 109.
♦ Made his first career relief appearance on 5/8 vs Potomac (2.0 IP, 1 R).
♦ Earned the Steve Bechler Award at the end of the season, an award that recognizes a Keys player who best represents value, character and commitment in community service.
♦ Spent the season with Single-A Delmarva, going 9-7 with a 2.94 ERA in 22 starts.
♦ Ranked among Orioles minor leaguers in WHIP (2nd, 1.01), ERA (3rd, 2.94), average against (4th, .228), wins (T-5th, 9), starts (T-8th, 22) and innings pitched (8th, 125.2).
♦ Ranked among South Atlantic League leaders in WHIP (3rd), ERA (5th) and wins (T-5th).
♦ Led Delmarva in wins and ranked among team leaders in starts (2nd), innings (2nd) and strikeouts (2nd). Went 6-3 with a 3.36 ERA and one complete game before the All-Star break.
♦ Held opponents to a .175 average in June with a 0.92 WHIP and 16 strikeouts in four starts.
♦ Went 2-1 with a 1.44 ERA in April, with four starts in 25 innings with 23 strikeouts.
♦ Had two eight-strikeout efforts in July: 7/7 vs Hickory (6.2 IP) & 7/20 vs Greensboro (5.0 IP).
♦ Registered a complete game win on 6/14 at Kannapolis (7.0 innings).
♦ Limited left-handed batters to a .177 average in 147 at-bats. Also struck out 70 rightys.
♦ Went a combined 1-1 with a 0.72 ERA in nine starts between the GCL Orioles and Class-A Aberdeen, striking out 39 batters in 37.2 innings.
♦ Made a start for GCL Orioles, going three innings and allowing one hit vs GCL Rays on 7/21.
♦ Finished among team leaders for Aberdeen in ERA (6th), strikeouts (6th) and starts (4th).
♦ Earned first professional win on 8/31 at Tri-City, going six innings with one hit and five strikeouts. Posted a 0.93 ERA in August, allowing three earned runs in six starts.
♦ Struck out six batters in three starts in August, going four innings in each outing.
♦ Held left-handed hitters to a .043 batting average, including nine strikeouts in 23 at-bats.
♦ Selected by Baltimore in the 26th round of the 2017 draft. Was drafted in the 32nd round of the 2014 draft out of high school by Arizona, but did not sign.
♦ Attended the University of California, Irvine. Former Anteaters MLB alumni include Orioles Hall of Famer Brady Anderson and former Norfolk pitcher Doug Linton (1994).
♦ Led UC Irvine with 79 strikeouts over 70.1 innings during his 2016 campaign.
♦ Batted .294 with 35 hits and 15 doubles his freshman season for the Anteaters (2015).
♦ Named the Top Prospect of the West Coast League (Collegiate Summer League) by Perfect Game USA. Started the Perfect Game USA All-Star Game (2016).
♦ Attended Brea Olinda High School (CA), where he went 6-3 with a 1.65 ERA his senior season. Struck out 77 opponents in 63.2 innings. Fellow alumni from Brea Olinda include 1976 NL Cy Young Award winner Randy Jones, Metallica frontman James Hetfield and Academy Award-winning director James Cameron.
♦ Was the co-founder and President of the national non-profit Dreamcatchers at his high school. Dreamcatchers is a group that works to grant wishes to terminally ill hospice patients.
♦ Awarded the Elrod Hendricks Award from the Baltimore Orioles in 2019, an award that recognizes one minor league player whose level of community involvement is worthy of special recognition that truly stands out within the Orioles organization.