2002: Drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 23rd round of the 2002 amateur draft, but did not sign.
2005: Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 1st round (23rd pick) of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed July 1, 2005.
Signed with NY Yankees to a seven-year deal worth $153 million, Dec. 7, 2013
2011: AL All-Star Team; AL Comeback Player of the Year; Gold Glove; Silver Sluggers