Pitcher who was selected 4th overall in the 2015 MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers organization. He officially signed with the club on June 12, 2015.
He played college baseball for the University of California Santa Barbara Gauchos. He played all four years, with three of those being as a starter.
He played for the Hickory Crawdads of the South Atlantic League during the latter part of the 2015 season. He began playing with their Single A level team entering the 2016 season.
He was born and raised in Harbor City, California.
He joined Dansby Swanson, the top overall selection, in being drafted within the top 5 of the 2015 MLB Draft.