Drafted by the Anaheim Angels in the 50th round of the 2000 amateur draft, but did not sign.
Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 1st round (17th pick) of the 2003 amateur draft. Signed June 12, 2003.
Traded to Texas with Engel Beltre and Kason Gabbard for Eric Gagne and cash; July 31, 2007
Signed with Cleveland to a two-year deal worth $12 million; Nov. 25, 2013