Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 27th round of the 1995 amateur draft, but did not sign.
Selected by Mariners in first round (22nd overall) of 1998 draft; signed July 3, 1998
Traded to Chicago White Sox for Joe Borchard; Mar. 20, 2006
Re-signed with Chicago to a two-year deal worth $12 million, Jan. 25, 2012
Traded to Boston for Brandon Jacobs and cash considerations; July 12, 2013
Signed with Yankees to a two-year deal worth $7 million; Jan. 10, 2014
Claimed off waivers by Washington; Aug. 5, 2014
2010: AL All-Star Team