Is a 2004 graduate of Salem (NH) High School...Led the school to the New Hampshire State Championship as
a junior...Named the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association Class L Player of the Year as a senior...
Earned the Lawrence Eagle Tribune's Most Valuable Player in his junior and senior seasons...Was First-Team AllState as a junior and Second-Team All-State as a sophomore.
Is a graduate of Boston College where he was a double major in Education and Math...Played 4 seasons for
the Eagles (2005-08) and was 18-20 with a 4.16 ERA in 65 games (63 starts)...Was named to the 2008 Brooks
Wallace Watch List.
Serves as a substitute math teacher to middle school kids in Warwick, RI in the offseason.
Ranked as the 40th-best prospect by Perfect Game Crosschecker in the Cape Cod League in 2006.2012Spent parts of the season in the Twins and White Sox organizations before signing with
the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks in Japan.
Went to Major League Spring Training with MIN after being selected from CWS in the 2011 Rule 5 Draft.
Was returned to the White Sox on 3/21 and was assigned to Triple-A Charlotte on 3/26.
Earned wins in 5 straight starts and posted a 1.72 ERA (7 ER/36.2 IP) in that span, 5/17-6/7.
Released by the White Sox on 6/13 in order to pursue an opportunity in Japan.
Signed with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks and went 1-1 with a 3.55 ERA (5 ER/12.2 IP) over 3 games.2011Started the season with Single-A Winston-Salem and pitched a 6.0-inning complete game in his second start, allowing three runs on eight
hits and was dealt the loss...Lost each of his first five decisions before being transferred to Double-A Birmingham, May 20...Started one game for the Barons before being transferred back to Winston-Salem, May 23...Started two games for the Dash, including a 9.0-inning outing, June 1 vs. Potomac and an 8.0-inning outing, June 7 at Myrtle Beach (both
no decisions), before being transferred back to Birmingham, June 11...Earned Southern League Pitcher of the Week, June 27, after tossing a complete game shutout with three hits allowed, June 26 vs. Tennessee...Placed on the 7-day disabled list with a lacerated finger, July 18...reinstated, July 29...Placed back on the disabled list with lacerated finger, August 9...reinstated, August 16...Went 4-0, 1.88 (28.2 ip, 6 er) with 33 strikeouts in his final four starts, August 16-September 1, including 12 strikeouts (7.0 ip), August
26 at Mississippi...Played for the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League, going 4-0, 1.98 (27.1 ip, 6 er) with opponents batting .135 (12-for-89) with five walks
and 22 strikeouts in eight starts...named AFL Pitcher of the Week, October 24...also named to the AFL Rising Stars and AFL All-Prospect Team.
2010: Started the season with Single-A Kannapolis...recorded double-digit strikeouts in each of his final three starts with the Intimidators, fanning2010Started the season with Single-A Kannapolis...recorded double-digit strikeouts in each of his final three starts with the Intimidators, fanning
11 (8.0 ip) on May 1 vs. Lakewood, 14 (7.0 ip) on May 7 at West Virginia, and 10 (7.0 ip) on May 13 vs. Delmarva...earned Carolina League
Pitcher of the Week, May 31-June 6, throwing 8.0 scoreless innings...transferred to Single-A Winston-Salem, May 17...tossed 6.0-plus innings in
15 of his 20 starts for the Dash...struck out six-plus in 11 starts...combined to go 12-10, 2.94 (168.1 ip, 55 er) with 157 strikeouts in 27 starts
between both levels...led all White Sox minor leaguers in innings pitched and strikeouts, was tied for second in wins and ranked third in ERA.2009Spent the season with Rookie-Level Great Falls...struck out 14 batters in a start (7.0 ip), July 3 at Missoula, earning his first win...struck
out 12 batters in a start (7.0 ip), August 25 at Missoula...won each of his final five decisions, July 3-September 7...struck out six-plus batters in
six of his 10 starts and 11.80 strikeouts-per-9.0 innings pitched.2008Spent his first professional season with Rookie-level Bristol...earned his first career win, tossing 3.0 scoreless innings in start, June 30