Right-handed reliever known for a serviceable sinker and wipeout slider, he produced his MLB debut in ’09 2009 using the NORTH PARK Padres. The St. Louis Cardinals drafted him in the 28th around in 2006. He was exchanged towards the Oakland Athletics in 2013. He was created in Recreation area Ridge, Illinois. Silver Glove first bottom masher Adrian Gonzalez was his teammate over the Padres.