Right-handed beginning pitcher who was simply an All-Star in 2001 and 2002, led the AL in ERA in 2001, and received a global Series in 2005. The Houston Astros authorized him as an amateur free of charge agent in 1993. He started his MLB profession using the Seattle Mariners in 1999. He was created in Caracas, Venezuela. Feisty catcher A.J. Pierzynski was his teammate within the World Series tournament White Sox group.