Initial baseman and specified hitter known for solid power from the proper side, he made his MLB debut in 2000 for the Toronto Blue Jays. He graduated from Lakeland SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in Idaho. He strike 20 home operates in 2003 for the Blue Jays. He was created in Anchorage, Alaska. Slugging 1st baseman Carlos Delgado was his teammate around the Blue Jays.