Venezuelan catcher who debuted with the San Diego Padres in 2003.
He was signed by the Chicago White Sox in 1997.
His first career hit came as a pinch-hitter in 2003.
In October 2010, his wife Michelle gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Heylin.
From 2005 until 2007, he played alongside seven-time All-Star Craig Biggio on the Houston Astros.