Drafted in 5th round of the 2003 MLB Amateur Draft by the Cleveland Indians. Hit .292 with the Lake County Fielders of the Independent Northern League in 2010. Played with the Akron Aeros, AA in the Eastern League in 2006.
2010: Lake County Fielders, Northern League. Hit .292 with four home runs and 32 RBI's in 51 games.
2008: Mahoning Valley Scrappers (New York-Penn League), Lake County Captains (South Atlantic League). Hit a combined .251 with 40 RBI's in 55 total games.
2007: Mahoning Valley Scrappers, New York-Penn League. Hit .319 with four home runs and 26 RBI's in 34 games.