Selected in the 6th round (184 overall) of the 2004 draft by the Houston Astros; signed June 16, 2004.
Traded by the Houston Astros with Mitch Talbot to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Aubrey Huff and cash. July 12, 2006
Re-signed with Tampa Bay to a four-year deal worth $18 million; Mar. 3,
Traded to Oakland in a five-player deal; Jan. 10, 2015
2009: AL All-Star Team
2013: AL All-Star Team