Height: 6' 3" Weight: 193 lbs
School: Herkimer C.C.
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 38th round (1154th overall) of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft...Has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Delaware State University beginning in 2012-2013
Hometown college player returning for his second-straight season with the DiamondDawgs...Played in 45 of Mohawk Valley's 47 games last year; second on the team in overall games played...Utility player primarily used in the outfield by head coach Troy Gerlach...Topped the offense with 10 stolen bases on 16 attempts...Batted .256 and drove in 17 runs...Socked 43 hits, scored 19 runs and recorded six sacrifice hits...Third on the team in hits and fourth in runs scored...Pitched in four games...Struck out seven in three and one-third innings...Yielded one hit and held opponents to a .083 batting average.
College Information - 2012
Third-year sophomore pitcher and outfielder for head coach Jason Rathburn at Herkimer County Community College...All-Mountain Valley Athletic Conference first team...Churned out a career best season in his final JUCO campaign...Topped the Generals in at-bats (126), total hits (49) and home runs (four)...Batted .389 with 34 RBI, seven doubles, six triples and 33 runs scored...Swiped nine bases on 11 attempts...Pitched out of the HCCC bullpen...Struck out five batters in 2.2 innings...Did not register a pitching decision.
Transferred to Herkimer County Community College from Binghamton University...Utilized as a utility player for the Generals...Appeared in 31 games overall...Batted .305 with two home runs and 18 RBI in 95 at-bats...Gathered 29 hits, 22 runs, five doubles, two triples and seven stolen bases...Pitched in several games and finished with nine and two-thirds innings for the season...Went 1-2 and struck out 16 batters...Walked eight...Went 4-for-5 with two doubles in Herkimer's season finale with Erie Community College.
Began collegiate career at Binghamton University...Did not see game action.
Attended Xaverian High School in Brooklyn, N.Y...Part of a Clippers team that won the 2008 CHSAA New York City championship and the 2009 Brooklyn/Queens 'A' division title.