Left-handed pitcher who debuted using the Baltimore Orioles in 2011. He was an All-State pitcher and outfielder at Weatherford SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. He became known for his upright delivery and unpleasant slider, his preferred strikeout pitch. He wedded Courtney Leggett in 2012. He was drafted in 2006, in the same draft that created All-Star third baseman Evan Longoria.