All-Star MLB shortstop who spent the first 7 seasons of his career with the Florida and Miami Marlins, then played for the Los Angeles Dodgers from 2012 to 2014 before signing with the Boston Red Sox.
He was signed as an international free agent by the Boston Red Sox at age seventeen.
He won the National League Batting Title and Silver Slugger Award in 2009.
He had two sons with his wife Sanoe Ramirez.
He became teammates with Matt Kemp on the Dodgers in 2012.