Right-handed starting pitcher who was an All-Star in 1999, led the AL in ERA in 2005, and threw a no-hitter in 2003.
He attended Bessemer City High School in North Carolina.
He won a career-high 18 games twice, with the Atlanta Braves in 1999 and 2002.
He was born in Gastonia, North Carolina.
Control artist Greg Maddux was his teammate on the Braves.