Switch-hitting catcher known for his solid catch-and-throw abilities; started his MLB profession in 2005 using the Atlanta Braves. He in addition has performed for the Kansas Town Royals, Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds and St. Louis Cardinals. He performed for the Cuban 18-and-under nationwide group. In 2013, he was the very best AL catcher in range aspect per video game and range aspect per nine innings. He was raised in Havana, Cuba. He’s wedded to Lina Pena. As an associate from the Kansas Town Royals this year 2010, he offered as a back-up to three-time All-Star catcher Jason Kendall.