Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 22nd round of the 1996 amateur draft, but did not sign.
Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 6th round of the 1999 amateur draft; signed June 7, 1999.
Traded to Oakland with Ryan Cullen for Randy Velarde; Nov. 17, 2000
Traded to Cincinnait in a four player deal; July 30, 2003
Re-signed with Cincinnati to a four-year deal worth $36.5 million; Feb. 6, 2007
Signed with San Diego to a one-year deal worth $3 million; Dec. 6, 2010
Signed with the LA Dodgers to a two-year deal worth $12 million; Dec. 8, 2011
Traded to Colorado for Ramon Hernandez; Apr. 6, 2013
Traded to Seattle for Steven Hensley; Apr. 11, 2013
Released by Seattle; Aug. 31, 2013
Signed with NY Mets; Sept. 1, 2013
Signed with Atlanta to a one-year deal; Mar. 24, 2014