Journeyman hard-throwing relief pitcher who debuted with the Cincinnati Reds in 2005.
He was selected by the Reds in the 41st round of the 1998 MLB Draft.
In 2009, he filled in for injured legendary closer Trevor Hoffman and picked up two saves.
He has a son named Harrison and a daughter named Haley Elizabeth.
He and first baseman Ryan Howard both played their first MLB season in 2005. Howard won Rookie-of-the-Year honors at the end of the year and MVP the following year.