- Attended Hillcrest Christian High School in Jackson, MS…Lettered in baseball, football,soccer and basketball
- 2005 Named Gatorade Mississippi Player of the Year
- Selected by Cleveland Indians in the 37th round of the 2005 draftCollege-University of Mississippi 2005-2008• 2006 Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball
• Set the current Ole Miss record for most Wins in a Season (11) • 2007 Second Team All SEC as a reliever
• Silver Medalist Pan Am Games for Team USA
• 2008 Drafted by Detroit Tigers 2nd Round
• Pan-Am Games silver medalist 2007 • Premier 12 silver medalist 2015
Washington Nationals 2017-2018
2017-2018 Syracuse Chiefs Triple-A
Los Angles Angels-2016 Salt Lake Bees Triple-A, Hanshin Tigers of Nippon Baseball League (Japan)
• Split the year between Triple-A Salt Lake in the Angels system and Hanshin of the Japanese
Central League…Opened the year with Salt Lake, going 3-1 with a 1.80 ERA in 18 games with the Bees…16 of his 18 appearances with Salt Lake were scoreless, as he held Pacific Coast League batters to a .204 average (19-93)…Earned his first victory with Salt Lake on April 17 at Sacramento, retiring all six batters he faced…Did not allow an earned run in 14 appearances at night, as he held PCL batters to a .138 average (9-65) under the lights…Was granted a release by the Angels in early June so that he could sign with Hanshin…Appeared in 20 games for the Hanshin Tigers, going 1-1 with a 2.57 ERA.
New York Mets 2013-2015
2014 Binghamton Mets Double-A
• Spent the entire season with Double-A Binghamton…Selected as an Eastern League All-Star
and was 3-1 with seven saves and a 1.49 ERA at the break…Held opposing batters to a .204 average, the best mark among Eastern League relievers…Struck out 63 batters in 58 innings. Earned the win in Binghamton’s Eastern League championship-clinching game. Voted best reliever in the Eastern League that season.
2015 Las Vegas Mets Triple-A
• Spent the whole season with Triple-A Las Vegas in the Mets system, going 2-0 with two
saves and a 4.38 ERA in 57 games…His 57 appearances were the 4th-most in the Pacific Coast League…Led Las Vegas relievers with 71 strikeouts… Allowed just two of 16 inherited runners to score…Posted a 3.29 ERA in 30 home contests…Did not allow a run in 36 of his 57 appearances, and allowed three earned runs or less in each of his 57 relief outings.
Detroit Tigers 2008-2012
2008 Lakeland Flying Tigers High-A
2009 Erie Seawolves Double-A
• Ranked the 8th-best prospect in Detroit’s organization by Baseball America…Tied for the Erie
team-high with 12 professional saves