Single ... graduated from Gloucester (Mass.) High School ... attended the University of Maine.2005Appeared in a career-high 52 games with Class AA Mobile, going 3-2 with a 5.31 ERA (37 ER/62.2 IP) and 69 strikeouts ... led the BayBears by averaging 9.9 strikeouts per 9.0 IP and ranked second in appearances ... made 26 scoreless outings and threw more than 1.0 IP on 16 occasions ... left-handers were 17-65 (.262) ... struck out
at least two batters in a game 19 times ... whiffed a season-best four batters on 4/23 vs. Mississippi (2.0 IP) and 6/10 vs. Birmingham (2.0 IP) ... was 1-0 with a 2.70 ERA (3 ER/10.0 IP) in July, but posted a 6.48 ERA (12 ER/16.2
IP) in his final 14 games ... was 2-0 with a 5.02 ERA (8 ER/14.1 IP) and 18 strikeouts in 15 appearances with Peoria of the Arizona Fall League.2004Went 0-1 with a 5.60 ERA (11 ER/17.2 IP) between the Rookie Padres and Class A Elsinore ... began the season on the disabled list after undergoing left elbow surgery in 2003 ... made 10 rehabilitation appearances with the Padres, including his first career start in his season debut on 6/22 ... was reinstated from the disabled list on 8/7 and pitched in eight games with the Storm (6 ER/7.0 IP).2003Was named to the Southern League All-Star Team after going 2-6 with a 3.74 ERA (22 ER/53.0 IP) and a club-record 28 saves in his first season with Class AA Mobile ... was also selected as a Baseball America SL Double-A All-Star ... led all San Diego minor-leaguers in saves and ranked second in the SL despite having his season cut short due to injury ... limited left-handers to a .188 average ... struck out three batters on seven occasions ... averaged 10.7 strikeouts per 9.0 IP ... underwent ligament transplant surgery on his left elbow on 8/14 and missed the remainder of the season.2002Combined to go 7-4 with a 1.65 ERA (12 ER/65.1 IP), 28 saves and 83 strikeouts in 57 relief appearances between Class A Fort Wayne and Lake Elsinore ... held opponents to a .186 average ... was named to the Midwest League mid-and-postseason All-Star Teams after recording a 1.01 ERA ... posted a 0.98 ERA in his first 16 outings
with Lake Elsinore ... was 0-1 with a 3.97 ERA (5 ER/11.1 IP) and three saves in nine games with Peoria of the Arizona Fall League.2001Made his professional debut with Advanced Rookie Idaho Falls ... led the Pioneer League in walks (50)
and tied for the league lead in appearances (30) with teammate Wilmer Villatoro ... was signed by Rene Mons (Padres).