Major league baseball pitcher most widely known playing for the Toronto Blue Jays. He also played for the minor league teams Auburn Doubledays, Dunedin Blue Jays, and New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
He began playing baseball at eight years old and continued into high school and college at the University of Maryland.
He threw the first no-hitter in Cal Ripkin Collegiate Baseball League history in 2005 playing for the Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts.
He was born in Dunkirk, Maryland. His father would drive him over 20 miles each day as a child to play baseball in White Marsh Park.
He played as a pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, much like fellow pitcher Casey Janssen.