Offensive-minded second baseman who hit .289 during his 10-year MLB career spent mostly with the Minnesota Twins and Chicago Cubs.
He won an NCAA championship with LSU.
He flashed some speed early in his career, stealing 19 bases in 1998 and swiping 18 in 1999.
He was born in Bakersfield, California.
Dominant right-hander Pedro Martinez was his teammate on the Boston Red Sox in 2003.