Is a graduate of Holly Hill Roberts High School (SC)...Attended the University of South Carolina.2010Pitched in 22 games (18 starts) for San Antonio before being traded to the Orioles on July 29...Struck out a season-high 10 on June 16 at Corpus Christi...Made his first appearance with the Baysox on July 30...Was named the 6th best prospect in the Orioles organization by Baseball America following the 2010 season2009In his second professional season, spent the entire year at Single-A Lake Elsinore, making 27
starts...Limited opponents to a .244 batting average...Recorded just under a strikeout per inning with 147 in 150.2 innings of work (8.78 K/9.0 IP)...Ranked among California League leaders in strikeouts (2nd), strikeouts per 9.0 IP (4th), innings pitched (5th), games started
(3rd), ERA (4th, 3.94) and opponent average (5th).2008Appeared in 29 games (23 starts) for Single-A Fort Wayne before making one starts with Lake
Elsinore to finish the season...Ranked fifth among Padres farmhands with a 3.39 (45 ER/119.1 IP)...Earned Padres Minor League Pitcher of the Month honors for July, going 3-1 with a 1.38 (4 ER/26.0 IP) in five starts for Fort
Wayne...struck out 21 in the month and issued only five walks, while holding opponents to a .206 batting average.