Acquired by the Beach Bums from the Sioux Falls Canaries (American Association) in exchange for LHP David Hurst and INF Andrew Stafford.
2009 - Hit .266 with nine RBI for Sioux Falls . . . Started professional career on a five-game hitting streak going 8-for-18 in his first quintet of games . . . Went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a pair of runs scored against Lincoln on July 11 . . . 43rd round selection by Milwaukee in the 2005 MLB Draft (1,281 overall) but did not sign.