Tall right-handed pitcher who made his MLB debut in 2002 with the Chicago White Sox and won Olympic gold for the United States in 2000.
He attended Oldham County High School in Kentucky.
From 2009–2010, he pitched for the Minnesota Twins.
He married Erica Jurko Rauch in 2001.
Well-rounded right fielder Magglio Ordonez was his teammate on the White Sox.