Drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 41st round of the 2002 amateur draft, but did not sign.
Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 18th round of the 2003 amateur draft, but did not sign.
Selected by Mariners 4th round (123rd) of 2004 draft; signed June 23, 2004
Traded to San Diego; Dec. 21, 2010
Signed with NY Mets; Dec. 22, 2011
Signed with St. Louis; Nov. 13, 2012
Signed with San Diego; Feb. 10, 2014