Married to Bonnie...The couple has a daughter, Ava.
Led the University of Mississippi with a .381 AVG (99-for-260) as a junior in 2007...Notched 14 doubles, 8
triples, 38 RBI, and 22 stolen bases in 65 games during his junior season in 2007...Named All-Tournament at the
Southeastern Conference Tournament.
Saw action with Bourne in the Cape Cod League during the summer of 2005, hitting .237 (36-for-152) with 2
doubles, 19 RBI, and 15 stolen bases in 40 games.
Played for Thomasville in the Coastal Plain League during the summer of 2004, ranking 4th in the circuit in
AVG (.335) over 49 games...Topped the league with 62 hits, finished 2nd in runs (39), and 3rd in total bases (84).2012Ranked among International League leaders with 143 hits (3rd), a .372 OBP (6th), and
a .300 AVG (7th) for DET's Triple-A Toledo club.
Ranked 4th among DET farmhands in AVG and ranked 5th with 22 stolen bases.
Also topped the Mud Hens in games, at-bats (476), runs (72), hits, total bases (tied, 170), and stolen bases (22).
Drew 54 walks and struck out 65 times for 3rd-best walk-to-strikeout ratio among IL batting qualifiers (0.83).
Hit .340 (32-for-94) against left-handed pitching.
Led the club with 67 games in center field and also appeared at 2nd base (25 games), 3rd base (37), left field
(3) and right field (3).
Reached via hit, walk, or HBP in 57 of his last 67 games beginning 6/21.
Ranked 3rd in the IL with a .345 AVG (39-for-113) over August and September.
Earned IL Player of the Week honors for 8/20-26...Led the IL with a .538 clip (14-for-26) over 7 tilts in that time.
Closed out the year 22-for-41 (.537) over his last 11 games beginning 8/21, including 9 multi-hit efforts.
Following the season, hit .267 (23-for-86) with a .402 OBP in 26 games for Zulia in the Venezuelan Winter League.2011Selected to the Eastern League's mid-season all-star squad as he spent the majority of the 2011 season with Double A
Erie...tabbed Erie's Player of the Year...Second in the Eastern League with a .410 on-base percentage, while he finished sixth with a .309 batting average...
fanned once every 8.60 plate appearances, the fourth-toughest batter to strike out in the league...Collected a season-high four hits on May 12 at Altoona...Tabbed the Eastern League Player of the Week for May 9-15 after hitting .464 (13x28) with a double, triple and two RBI
in seven games...Garnered Tigers Minor League Player of the Month honors for May after batting .340 (34x100) with six doubles, a triple
and nine RBI in 29 games...Sidelined June 12-20 with a right finger laceration...Compiled a season-best 11-game hitting streak July 27-August 9, batting .405 (17x42)...Had his contract transferred from Erie to Triple A Toledo on August 26 -- saw action in two games with Toledo before
his contract was transferred back to Erie on August 28...had his contract transferred from Erie to Toledo for the
remainder of the season on September 1...Saw action in 52 games with Aguilas in the Venezuelan Winter League following the season, batting .328 (65x198) with
nine doubles, a triple and 20 RBI -- sixth in the league with a .328 batting average.2010Split the 2010 season between Erie and Toledo, seeing action in 111 games between the two stops...Hit .348 (16x46) in 17 games during June with Erie -- had his contract transferred from Erie to Toledo on June 24...Saw action in five games with Toledo before he was transferred back to Erie on July 6...Had his contract transferred from Erie to Toledo for the remainder of the season on July 21.2009Spent the entire 2009 season with Single A Lakeland, leading the club with 22 stolen bases...Fanned once every 11.95 plate appearances, the fourth-toughest batter to strike out in the Florida State League...Finished 11th in the Florida State League with a .324 batting average (24x74) in 20 games during May...Compiled a season-best 10-game hitting streak July 2-12, batting .350 (14x40)...Collected a season-high five hits on August 2 at St. Lucie.2008Finished sixth in the Midwest League with a .295 batting average with Single A West Michigan during the 2008 season
...tabbed West Michigan's Player of the Year...Fanned once every 14.78 plate appearances, the toughest batter in the Midwest League to strike out...Topped all Midwest League second basemen with 564 total chances, 213 putouts, 332 assists and 78 double plays...Compiled a season-high 10-game hitting streak July 1-13, batting .395 (17x43) -- equaled the high as he batted .410
(16x39) over the course of a 10-game hitting streak July 30-August 10...Collected a season-best four hits on July 4 versus Fort Wayne -- matched the high with four hits on July 17 at Beloit,
August 2 at Kane County and August 21 versus Dayton...Shared TOPPS Midwest League Player of the Month honors for July after hitting .396 (38x96) in 24 games -- led the
league with a .396 batting average during the month.2007Made his professional debut with Single A Oneonta after being selected by the Tigers in the ninth round of the June
2007 draft...selected to the New York-Penn League's mid-season all-star squad...Finished second in the New York-Penn League with 85 hits, while he finished third with a .340 batting average and tied
for fourth with 49 runs scored...Fanned once every 13.45 plate appearances, the second-toughest batter in the New York-Penn League to strike out...Collected a season-high five hits on July 14 versus Batavia...Posted a season-best 11-game hitting streak July 29-August 8, batting .415 (17x41)...Sixth in the New York-Penn League with a .354 batting average (35x99) in 28 games during July.