Drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 23rd round of the 2001 amateur draft, but did not sign.
Selected in the 8th round of the 2004 draft; signed August 27, 2004
Traded to Oakland in a five-player deal; July 8, 2008
Traded to Boston for Fabian Willamson; June 26, 2010
Traded to San Diego; Dec. 16, 2010
Signed with Detroit, Jan. 4, 2012