Notes: Selected by Rangers in third round of 1995 draft; signed July 6, 1995
Traded to Florida with Rick Helling for John Burkett; Aug. 8, 1996
Traded to Cincinnati for three players; July 11, 2002
Released by Cincinnati; Nov. 4, 2003
Signed with Chicago Cubs; Jan. 21, 2004
Re-signed with Chicago to a three-year deal for $15.5 million; Oct. 2, 2005
Re-signed with Chicago to a four-year deal worth $52 million; Nov. 18, 2008
Traded to Texas for two minor league players; July 31, 2012
Signed with Boston to a two-year deal worth $26.5 million, Dec. 19, 2012
Awards: 2000: NL All-Star Team
2008: NL All-Star Team
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