Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 2005 amateur draft. Signed September 29, 2005.
Re-signed with Kansas City to a four-year contract extension worth $37.5 million; Mar. 30, 2012
2011: Gold Glove
2012: Gold Glove
2013: AL All-Star Team; Gold Glove
2014: AL All-Star Team