Notes: Selected by Diamondbacks in fifth round of 1996 draft; signed June 4, 1996
Traded to Florida in a four-player deal; July 8, 1999
Traded to LA Dodgers in a five-player deal; July 30, 2004
Signed with Boston to a one-year deal worth $5 million; Jan. 9, 2009
Released by Boston; Aug 27, 2009
Signed with San Francisco; Aug. 31, 2009
Signed with St. Louis to a one-year deal worth $7.5 million; Dec. 7, 2009
Signed with Detroit to a one-year deal worth $3 million; Jan. 18, 2011
Signed with San Francisco; May 18, 2012
Awards: 2006: NL All-Star Team
2007: NL All-Star Team
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