Attended the University of Texas, where he was a teammate of fellow Orioles prospect Ryan Hubele...Both players were signed by former Orioles scout Joe Almaraz...Son of former catcher Bill Fahey, No. 1 draft pick of the Washington Senators in 1970 (secondary phase), who batted .241 in 12 years in the Majors (1971-83), with Washington/Texas, San Diego and Detroit...Single.2007Spent the first part of the season at AAA Norfolk before joining the Orioles at the end of June...Batted .236 (81-343) with 2 home runs, 28 RBI and a team-leading 8 triples in 91 games for Norfolk...Appeared in 40 games for the Orioles and made 12 starts at 3 positions: SS (9), 2B (2) and LF (1)...Hit safely in 7 of his first 14 games with an at-bat, batting .243 (9-37)...Went 3-for-3 with a triple and 2 runs scored on July 26 against Tampa Bay in his only multi-hit game of
the season...Did not hit safely after July 26, finishing the season in an 0-for-17 skid.2006Spent the first month of the season at AAA Ottawa before joining the Orioles at the end of April and remaining with the team the rest of the year...Appeared in 91 games in his first major league action...Was recalled from Ottawa on April 30 when Brian Roberts was placed on the disabled list...Made his major league debut that day and went 2-for-4, singling off Seattle's Jamie Moyer in his first at-bat...Started his first 7 games after joining the Orioles...Made his first 5 starts at shortstop in place of the injured Miguel Tejada before moving to second base in place of Roberts...Started 17 of 21 games after joining the team before Roberts was activated...Had 2 hits on May 16 against Boston, including his first major league home run, a 2-run shot off Curt Schilling...Drove in the game-winning run on an 8th inning single on May 12 versus Kansas City...Hit safely in 15 of his first 19 games with an at-bat, batting .291...Had 7 multi-hit games in that time...Made his first professional appearance in the outfield on June 4 vs. New York, starting in left field and going 3-for-4 with a home run...Played 53 games in left field and one in right field...Also played 17 games at shortstop, 13 at second base and one at third base...Had a season-high 6-game hitting streak, July 4-14, going 9-for-17 (.529)...Went hitless over his next 5 games (13 at-bats)... After collecting consecutive multi-hit games, August 9 & 12, went 5-for-52 (.096) over his final 31 games of the year...Prior to starting the final game of the season, had made his previous 7 appearances as pinch-runner (5 times) or defensive replacement (2)...Led the Orioles and tied for 4th in the American League with 9 sacrifice bunts...Had the 9th lowest percentage of GIDPs in the league, 3.85%...Hit safely in 14 of 20 games at Ottawa in April...Played 19 games at shortstop and one at second base.2005Solid defensive shortstop started slowly at the plate before finishing with a productive offensive performance at AA Bowie ... Was batting .213 (23-108) in 29 games through May 9, but hit .312 the remainder of the season to finish
with a career-best .291 average ... Finished 10th in the Eastern League in batting average ... Also led the league and tied for most sacrifice
bunts among all minor leaguers with 22 ... From June 4 through the end of the season, he batted .325 ... Hit .346 in July and .322 in August ... Had 42 multi-hit games, including 4 hits on July 30 at Harrisburg and 7 games with 3 hits ... Had a season-best 10-game hitting streak, August 2-11, in which he batted .400 (16-40) ... Had a 9-game streak, June 4-13, in which he hit .375 (12-32) ... Had 2 of his 3 homers and drove in a career-high 6 RBI on August 24 vs. Altoona ... Was his first career multi-homer game ... Thrived in the 2nd spot in the batting order, hitting .323 in 65 games ... Batted .296 in 49 games batting 9th in the order ... Was batting .296 until going 2-for-15 in Baysox' final 4-game series vs. Altoona, when they were swept
and knocked from playoff contention ... Led EL shortstops in putouts (221), assists (413) and double plays (84) ... Played in the Arizona Fall League following the season ... Batted .288 (19-66) in 17 games for the Peoria Javelinas, splitting time between second base and shortstop.2004Split the season between Class A Frederick and AA Bowie, batting a combined .256 ... Opened with
the Keys and batted .286 in April and June ... Hit safely in 12 of his last 13 games with an at-bat with the Keys before being transferred to Bowie on 6/23...Had a season-high 4 hits on 7/28 at Erie ... Batted .310 (18-58) over his final 17 games of the season.2003Spent the season at Frederick ... Batted .273 with a homer and 15 RBI through the first two months of the season and batted .204 with no home runs and 7 RBI over the final three months ... Had a 6-game hitting streak, 5/11-21, in which he went 13-for-30 (.433) ... Went 24 games without committing an error, 4/27-5/28.2002Hit safely in his first 17 professional games at Class A Aberdeen, batting .316 (24-76) ... Tied for
2nd in the New York-Penn League with 6 triples ... Had 4 straight multi-hit games, 8/3-6 ... Had a season-high 4 hits, a 2B and 3B, on 8/13 vs. Brooklyn ... Played 55 games at shortstop and 12 at third base.