Selected by Royals in 1st round (31st) of 2004 draft; signed July 5, 2004.
Traded by the Kansas City Royals to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Fernando Cortez and Joey Gathright. June 20, 2006
Signed with LA Dodgers to a one-year deal worth $2.85 million; Jan. 7, 2013
Re-signed with LA Dodgers to a two-year deal worth $11.25 million; Dec. 20, 2013