MLB starting pitcher who spent two seasons with the Seattle Mariners, then another two seasons with the Detroit Tigers, before a trade sent him to the Washington Nationals prior to the 2014 season.
He was an all-conference baseball player at Golden Valley High School.
He had one of his best pitching months in September 2011, when he went 5-0 for the Tigers.
His parents raised him along with two brothers and a sister.
He played alongside slugger Prince Fielder on the Tigers from 2012 to 2013.