Former first baseman who spent 10 years in the major leagues.
He played baseball at C. K. McClatchy High School in Sacramento, California.
His best year came in 2006 with the Washington Nationals, hitting .290/.428/.520, including 23 home runs, 77 RBI, and 110 walks.
His first child Brianna was born January 31, 2006.
His uncle Larry Bowa played shortstop in the big leagues and also became a longtime head coach.