Selected by Devil Rays in first round (first overall) of 1999 draft; signed June 3, 1999
Dec. 7, 2006: Drafted by the Chicago Cubs from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 2006 rule 5 draft.
Dec. 7, 2006: Purchased by the Cincinnati Reds from the Chicago Cubs.
Dec. 21, 2007: Traded by the Cincinnati Reds to the Texas Rangers for Danny Herrera and Edinson Volquez.
Dec. 15, 2012: Signed with LA Angels to a five-year deal worth $125 million.
2008: AL All-Star Team; Silver Sluggers
2009: AL All-Star Team
2010: AL All-Star Team; Silver Sluggers
2011: AL All-Star Team
2012: AL All-Star Team; Silver Sluggers