First baseman and designated hitter known for solid power from the right side, he made his MLB debut in 2000 for the Toronto Blue Jays.
He graduated from Lakeland High School in Idaho.
He hit 20 home runs in 2003 for the Blue Jays.
He was born in Anchorage, Alaska.
Slugging first baseman Carlos Delgado was his teammate on the Blue Jays.