Solid all-around outfielder known for his cannon of a throwing arm. He made his MLB debut in 1997 with the Florida Marlins.
He played collegiate baseball at Cal State Fullerton, winning the Golden Spikes Award in 1995.
He played for the Boston Red Sox in 2008 and 2009.
His father Steve is a retired police officer.
Power-hitting right fielder Gary Sheffield was his teammate on the Marlins.