MLB right fielder known for his home runs swing. In 2015 he was awarded the Silver Slugger award.
He was discovered by MLB scouts while playing for the Dominican Summer League.
He was named to his first All-Star game in 2009.
He married Solani Genao in 2009. He has a daughter named Giada and a son named Nelson, Jr.
He and second baseman Ian Kinsler both joined the Texas Rangers in 2006.