Selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 42nd round of the 1998 amateur draft, but did not sign.
Selected by Pirates in 33rd round of 2002 draft; signed July 29, 2002
Traded to Washington with Sean Burnett for Joel Hanrahan and Lasting Milledge; June 30, 2009
Traded to Milwaukee for Cutter Dykstra and cash; Mar. 27, 2011