One of six players originally selected from the Rockland Boulders tryout out camp. He, and Mark Hill are only two to make Opening Day roster.
Was 9-4 with 6 saves, a 4.19 ERA and 106 K in 103 innings at the University of South Carolina-Aiken as a junior and senior.
He signed with the Windy City Thunderbolts (Frontier League) and was 0-1 with an 11.12 ERA in four games in 2009, allowing 11 hits in 5 2/3 IP.
Pitched last season with Montigny Cougars in France Elite League.