Pitcher known for his change-up, he played for five MLB teams from 2001 to 2010.
He played baseball for Seminole State College and then the University of San Francisco, before being selected in the 4th round of the 1996 MLB Draft.
After retiring, he took a job with the Boston Red Sox as a scout.
He was born and raised in Alameda, California.
In high school he won a basketball state championship playing alongside future NBA star Jason Kidd.