Hawk Item — Played in the Prospect League with the Hannibal Cavemen (2010).
2011 — Did not see action.
2010 — Appeared in three games, all in relief… pitched three innings… first career appearance was at No.25 Kansas (Mar. 7) when the lefty went a career-long two innings allowing no runs or hits.
High School — Named team MVP and team captain as a senior… an all-conference selection and an all-area honorable mention his senior season… finished his career at Chesterton High School with a 16-5 record and 121 strikeouts… posted an 8-2 record with 61 strikeouts and a 3.23 ERA his senior campaign… played on the Cangelosi baseball team and finished second in WWBA fall national championships… also lettered in soccer.
Personal — Born 8/6/90… parents are Kevin and Bridget Gates… high school coach was Jack Campbell… open major.