All-Star MLB second baseman who was named American League Rookie of the Year in 2007, AL MVP in 2008, and helped lead the Boston Red Sox to World Series Championships in 2007 and 2013.
He played college baseball at Arizona State University along with fellow major league players Ian Kinsler and Andre Ethier.
He used to play cribbage before each game with former manager Terry Francona.
He married Kelli Hatley in 2006. He has three sons, Cole, Dylan and Brooks.
He joined famed slugger David Ortiz on the Boston Red Sox in 2006.