Initial baseman who made his MLB debut in 2004 for the Detroit Tigers. He performed college football at Sodium Lake Community University and then on the School of Utah. In 2006, he strike nine home operates in the initial 13 video games of the growing season, producing him the fastest American Group participant to ever accomplish the feat. His cousin Alex Smith became an NFL quarterback. His 1st MLB at-bat arrived on Apr 15, 2004, against Roy Halladay.