- What age did you start playing baseball and who helped get you involved playing baseball as a kid?
- I started when I was 4 Years old. My dad put me in every sport and I ended up with my best sport being baseball. I enjoyed baseball the most.
- What is one of your best baseball memories playing youth baseball – before the age of 15?
- I was in CF and when we were playing little league I robbed a hit from Ryan Mintz on a diving catch in the gap. I was 12 years old.
- Name one of your favorite tournaments you have ever played in and why?
- Perfect Game Georgia – the facility was amazing and the exposure to playing in front of college coaches was new and something that was fun to be a part of.
- Why do you continue to train and work hard to play this sport? What are a few of your goals for your baseball career?
- To improve and get better, and I would like to play baseball in college. One of my goals is that I would like to hit a home run before I get done with high school.
- What made you choose to play travel baseball? What is the main focus of your current 17U season?
- I like the travel aspect of playing travel baseball and I like the idea of playing more games in 1 day. The tournament schedules and environment are something I enjoy. My focus is to become a better baseball player, improve my game, and continue to become a better person every day.
- What are you excited about for this upcoming summer?
- We have a different team and I have different teammates than previous years. I am excited to see how we do this season as a group!
Random Questions – Rapid Fire!
- Favorite State in the USA? Illinois
- Favorite Baseball Team? Chik-Fil-A
- Fly, breathe underwater, or run as fast as a cheetah? Cheetah
- Favorite video game? Cardinals
- What current Pirates Baseball Chicago teammate would be the class clown? Jack Nilles
- If you could give the younger players in the organization a piece of advice for their own personal baseball careers, what would that advice be?
- Have a quality approach when you are up to bat and make sure you get your mental reps in. Pay attention to your coaches and learn from the process.