MLB catcher who played for the Tampa Bay Rays from 2011 to 2013. He joined the Washington Nationals in 2014.
He started playing in the minor leagues in 2003 before eventually making his MLB debut with the Padres in 2009.
On August 18, 2013, he became the first catcher to hit a walk-off triple and walk-off home run in the same series since 1917.
He left his family in Acarigua, Venezuela to pursue a baseball career in 2003.
He was joined by fellow catcher Jose Molina on the Tampa Bay Rays in 2012.