Notes: Selected by Blue Jays in fifth round of 1997 draft; signed June 13, 1997
Traded by Blue Jays with RHP Darwin Cubillan to Rangers for RHP Esteban Loaiza, July 19, 2000
Re-signed with Texas to a five-year deal worth $80 million; Mar. 2, 2007
Traded to Philadelphia with cash for Lisalverto Bonilla and Josh Lindblom; Dec. 9, 2012
Traded to Los Angeles for Rob Rasmussen; Aug. 31, 2013
Awards: 2004: AL All-Star Team
2005: AL All-Star Team
2006: AL All-Star Team; All-Star MVP
2007: AL All-Star Team
2008: AL All-Star Team; Gold Glove
2009: AL All-Star Team
2010: AL All-Star Team
2011: AL All-Star Team
US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in spring
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending.
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