Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 2nd round of the 2006 amateur draft. Signed June 8, 2006.
Traded to Cleveland with Bryan Price and Nick Hagadone for Victor Martinez; July 31, 2009
Traded to St. Louis for James Ramsey, July 30, 2014
Signed with Boston to a one-year deal worth $9 million
2013: AL All-Star Team