MLB relief pitcher who played for the Cincinnati Reds from 2010 to 2015, with whom he went 10-16 and posted a 3.51 earned run average.
He was drafted in the 45th round of the MLB Amateur Draft out of high school in 2002 by the Philadelphia Phillies. After a college career playing for the Texas Longhorns, he was subsequently chosen in the 4th round of the 2005 draft.
He enjoyed his best statistical year with the Cincinnati Reds in 2013. He posted a 2-1 record with a 2.66 ERA and 66 strikeouts that year.
He has seven siblings, and is the youngest of eight.
He played for manager Dusty Baker during his early years as a member of the Cincinnati Reds.