Drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 36th round of the 2003 amateur draft, but did not sign.
Drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 2nd round of the 2006 amateur draft. Signed June 26, 2006.
Traded to Florida for John Baker; Nov. 22, 2011
Claimed off waivers by Houston; June 8, 2013
Signed with LA Angels; Nov. 11, 2013