Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 23rd round of the 2001 amateur draft, but did not sign.
Selected by Giants in fourth round of 2002 draft; signed July 9, 2002
Signed with San Diego; Dec. 26, 2008
Signed with Pittsburgh to a two-year deal worth $8 million; Dec. 17, 2010
Signed with Minnesota to a two-year deal worth $10 million; Dec. 13, 2012
2011: NL All-Star Team