Longtime MLB reliever nicknamed Papa Grande; led the National League in saves with the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2007 and with the Houston Astros in 2008, then led the American League in saves with the Detroit Tigers in 2011.
He was signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2003.
He played on three All-Star teams during his career.
He married Luisa Valverde in 2005.
He became teammates with slugger Prince Fielder on the Tigers in 2012.