Left-handed beginning pitcher known for his big-breaking curveball and effective cutter who produced his MLB debut for the brand new York Mets in 2008. He performed football at Defiance SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in Ohio. He was the Mets starting day beginner in 2013. He wedded Leah Eckman in 2013. All-Star outfielder Carlos Beltran payed for him to obtain a nose job.