♦ Spent most of the year at Double-A Bowie, where he went 3-3 with a 2.43 ERA in 36 games.
♦ Ranked among Orioles minor leaguers in saves (T-4th, 8) and appearances (T-8th, 37).
♦ Limited Eastern League right-handers to a .209 average (19-91) with 21 strikeouts.
♦ Did not surrender a home run over 176 batters faced with the Baysox.
♦ Went 1-0 with a 1.02 ERA (2 ER, 17.2 IP) and a .215 opponent's average in 17 games at Bowie's Prince George's Stadium.
♦ Posted a 0.96 ERA (1 ER, 9.1 IP) over seven appearances in June. Recorded three saves in the month and tallied at least one strikeout in each appearance.
♦ Did not allow an earned run in 28 of his 36 appearances with Bowie.
♦ Transferred to Norfolk and made his Triple-A debut on 7/30 vs. Charlotte. Returned to Bowie on 8/4 and made his final eight appearances with the Baysox.
♦ Spent the season at Class-A Frederick, where he went 4-4 with 18 saves and a 1.58 ERA.
♦ Led Orioles minor leaguers with 18 saves and 50 appearances.
♦ Named a Carolina League Midseason All-Star after posting a 1.04 ERA in the first half.
♦ Led the Carolina League with 50 appearances and was second in the circuit with 18 saves.
♦ Honored as an Orioles Organizational All-Star by MiLB.com.
♦ Registered 39 more strikeouts (84) than hits allowed (45) over 68.1 innings.
♦ Posted a 0.47 ERA (1 ER, 19.1 IP) with 25 strikeouts over his first 11 relief outings.
♦ Set a career-high with six strikeouts, 5/7 vs. Lynchburg (3.0 IP).
♦ Went 7-for-7 in save opportunities in July, a month that saw him post a 1.35 ERA.
♦ Fired 16.2 scoreless innings in August, holding opposing hitters to an .058 average (3-52).
♦ Surrendered just one home run in 278 batters faced.
♦ Limited right-handed batters to a .178 average, while left-handed hitters hit just .191.
♦ Did not allow a hit when the bases were loaded (0-11).
♦ Spent first full professional season with Class-A Delmarva, where he went 2-2 with a 2.68 ERA in 26 relief appearances.
♦ Held South Atlantic League right-handed batters to a .235 average.
♦ Did not allow an earned run in 17 of his 26 appearances.
♦ Surrendered the fewest walks (9) among any Delmarva pitcher with more than 20 IP.
♦ Pitched a career-high 3.1 innings, 8/25 vs. Charleston.
♦ Did not allow a run in six of his final seven outings and finished the year on a 10.1-inning scoreless stretch.
♦ Yielded just one home run over 200 batters faced.
♦ Held opposing batters to a .196 average with two outs.
♦ Went 2-1 with a 3.22 ERA in 13 appearances with Class-A Aberdeen.
♦ Held left-handers to a .192 average (5-26).
♦ Earned first pro victory, 8/20 vs. Vermont.
♦ Allowed two earned runs or less in each of his 13 games, including seven scoreless outings.
♦ Selected by Baltimore in the 23rd round of the 2016 draft.
♦ Attended New Mexico State University, where he made a team-high 33 appearances and posted a 3.11 ERA for the Aggies during the 2016 campaign. Was a teammate with fellow O's farmhand Kyle Bradish at NMSU.
♦ Went to South Mountain Community College in Phoenix, AZ, for first two years of college. Finished 5-1 in 15 appearances in 2014 and led team with 26 appearances in 2015. Was a Region 1 NJCAA Champion his freshman year.
♦ Was an All-Conference outfielder and pitcher at Hamilton High School in Chandler, AZ, where he was a teammate of Dodgers All-Star Cody Bellinger.
♦ Hamilton High School alumni include longtime NFL linebacker Terrell Suggs.
♦ Is the great-great-great nephew of the 11th President of the United States, James K. Polk.