Selected in the Competitive Balance - Round B round of the 2022 MLB Draft by the Tampa Bay Rays out of Georgia Tech... signed with the Rays on July 25, 2022 for $750,000 (slot value: $953,300)... made his Minor League debut with the Rays on Aug. 9, 2022 with the FCL Rays... helped the FCL Rays to within one win of the 2022 Florida Complex League championship... hit .370 in 8 games with the FCL Rays to begin his first season in the Minors.
Appeared in 47 games with Georgia Tech during the 2021-22 season, hitting .433 with a homer and 25 RBIs... spent two seasons with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and was voted to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team in 2021... appeared in 54 games, making 48 starts, all at second base with UAB and lead the team with 24 stolen bases in 2021... posted a .288 batting average with 51 hits, 31 runs, two doubles and three triples in 2021... prior to UAB, he played at St. Pius X High School in Atlanta, Ga. where he split time at shortstop and second base … earned All-State and All-County honors along with earning a player of the month award … ranked the No. 13 shortstop and No. 73 overall player in the state of Georgia by Perfect Game … also played for the Brookhaven Bucks of the Sunbelt Baseball League during the summer of 2019, batting .402 with 37 hits, two doubles, four triples, 12 RBI and 12 stolen bases.
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