MLB starting pitcher who won a World Series Championship with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2006 and was a member of the Cardinals' 2011 World Series Championship team. He led the National League in wins in 2009 and was selected to his first All-Star game in 2010.
He passed on a scholarship to Georgia Tech University after being selected 29th overall by the Atlanta Braves in 2000.
He had Tommy John surgery in 2011, causing him to miss nearly the entire MLB season. He returned not long after and tied for the most wins in the National League in 2013 with 19.
He has four daughters with Jenny Curry, whom he married in 2004.
He became a member of the Cardinals when the Atlanta Braves traded him for J.D. Drew .