MLB pitcher who was selected 38th overall in the 1999 MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers.
He earned first team Western State Conference honors as a sophomore at Bakersfield College.
In 2003 he had a winning record despite posting an ERA of 7.30.
He married a girl from his hometown, Jenny Lewis, in 2008 and they have two children together.
In 2010 he finished seventh in the AL in strikeouts; Jered Weaver led the league.