The son of a golf pro and a lifelong surfer from West Palm Beach, the Birds' ace pitcher and bench coach calls in from Puerto Rico, where he lives and plays winter ball. The first round St. Louis Cardinals pick has 15 years worth of minor league stories to tell, including the 2020 Canaries.
No going out, no girlfriends, just baseball. A pseudo-credo of the Birds in their version of the NBA bubble, and they followed it en route to the team's best season in 10 years and a spot in the American Association championship series. How bizarre was this season unlike any other, thanks to COVID and a condensed league and schedule? Manager Mike Meyer and GM Duell Higbe take you behind the curtain.