Selected by the New York Mets in the 44th round of the 2001 amateur draft, but did not sign.
Selected by Cubs in 38th round of 2002 draft; signed June 6, 2002
Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays from the Chicago Cubs in the 2007 rule 5 draft.
Returned (earlier draft pick) by the Toronto Blue Jays to the Chicago Cubs; Apr. 16, 2008
Signed with Texas; Dec. 6, 2012