Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 43rd round of the 2003 amateur draft, but did not sign.
Drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 2006 amateur draft. Signed May 31, 2007.
Traded to Detroit in a three-team deal; Dec. 8, 2009
Signed with Washington to a seven-year deal worth $210 million.
2013: AL All-Star Team; AL Cy Young Award
2014: AL All-Star Team