Resides in Sealy, TX...Attended McNeil High School in Austin, TX, and San Jacinto CC in
Houston...Signed by Chad MacDonald (Angels).2010Began the season with Mississippi (AA) before being promoted to Gwinnett (AAA) after just 11 games...Was named Mississippi's Pitcher of the Month for April (3-0, 4 SV, 0.00 ERA, 1 BB, 15 K) and Gwinnett's
Pitcher of the Month for June (1-0, 2 SV, 1.26 ERA, 17 K)...Did not allow an earned run in 27.1 consecutive innings for Gwinnett (6/3-7/21)...Held opposing batters to a .198 batting average (45-for-227)...Saw action in an organization-high 60 games...Appeared in three games (all in relief) for Cardenales de Lara of the Venezuelan Winter League and did
not allow an earned run in 3.1 innings of work.2009Split time between double-A Mississippi and Triple-A Gwinnett and pitched to a combined 3-4 record with a 6.00 ERA (30 ER/45.0 IP)...Was named Mississippi's Pitcher of the Month for June (2-0, 0.00 ERA, 10 G, 11.2 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 6 BB, 9 K)...Held left-handed hitters to a .211 average (12-for-57) while right-handers hit .301 (28-for-93)...Appeared in 12 games (all in relief) for Mayos de Navojoa of the Mexican Pacific League (winter) and went 2-2 with 5 saves and a 2.38 ERA (11.1 IP, 3 ER, 8 BB, 11 K).2008Began the season with Arkansas (AA) in the Angels organization and made 34 relief appearances before
being traded to Atlanta on 7/29 and being assigned to Mississippi (AA).
...Made 10 relief appearances with Mississippi, going 1-2 with a 3.21 ERA and one save.
...Went 1-0 with a save and 1.42 ERA in nine appearances in May with Arkansas.
...Was 2-5 with three saves and a 3.00 ERA in 25 games before the All-Star break with Arkansas and 0-1
with a 5.91 ERA in nine games after the break before the trade.
...At Arkansas he held left-handed hitters to a .250 average and right-handed hitters to a .211 mark; at
Mississippi he held left-handed hitters to a .154 average and right-handed hitters to a .303 mark.
...Suffered his first blown save with the M-Braves on 8/16 at MOB, but held on to earn his only win with
...Earned his only save with the M-Braves on 8/13 at MOB in the first game of a doubleheader.
...Was placed on the Mississippi disabled list from 8/27-9/4.
...Threw 1.2 scoreless innings in a 5-4, 10-inning win over CAR in Game 1 of the Southern League
...Made 12 appearances for the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League and went 2-0 with two saves and
a 0.00 ERA in 12.0 IP (9 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 7 K, .205 opp. avg.).2007His 4.30 ERA ranked ninth in the California League while with Rancho Cucamonga (A).2006Selected to the 2006 Midwest League All-Star Team...Led the league with a 1.96 ERA.2005Finished fifth in the Pioneer League with 14 games started and finished ninth with a 4.50 ERA.