Right-handed reliever who produced his MLB debut in 2007 being a starter and was preferred to his initial All-Star game in 2011 as an associate from the Pittsburgh Pirates. He performed football at Norwalk SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in Iowa. He created a propensity for having control complications, frequently averaging a lot more than 4 or 5 strolls per nine innings. He was created in Des Moines, Iowa. Big slugging left-handed hitter Adam Dunn was his teammate in the Washington Nationals in ’09 2009.