Former MLB pitcher mostly for the Colorado Rockies who was an All-Star selection in 2003.
He was recruited by Arizona State but decided to go professional instead.
He set an MLB record for most consecutive no decisions to start a season with 9.
His mother placed him into the foster care of Tony and Blanca Chacon when he was 4 years old.
He and Dominican pitcher Ubaldo Jiminez both pitched for the Colorado Rockies.