Enters his eighth season as a bullpen catcher with the Tigers ... Duties include catching the Tigers pitching staff during warm-ups as well as relievers during the game...additionally, he assists by throwing batting practice
Prior to joining the Tigers for the 2006 season, he played three seasons in the Frontier League...saw action with both Chillicothe (2003-04) and Florence (2005)
Graduated from Central Michigan University in 2004 with a degree in education...played baseball at Central Michigan University and served as a student assistant coach following his playing career ... Served briefly as an assistant baseball coach at both Longwood University and Eastern Kentucky University ... Actively participates with Play Baseball Detroit and attended "Keeping Kids in the Game." ... Resides in Shepherd, MI.