Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 3rd round of the 2008 amateur draft. Signed June 8, 2008.
Traded to Toronto in a five-player deal; July 31, 2009
Traded to Chicago White Sox in a four-player deal, July 27, 2011
Traded to Boston with Brent Lillibridge for Kevin Youkilis; June 24, 2012