-Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in 1996 (34th overall). Canada’s first 1st round draft pick .
-Traded to Cincinnati Reds for Dante Bichettte in 2000.
-Pitched for Cincinnati Reds 2001, 2002, 2003.
-Awarded Johnny Vandermmer award for Reds pitcher of the year in 2003.
-Traded to Atlanta Braves in spring 2004
-Pitched for Atlanta Braves in 2004, 2005, 2006.
-Set Braves record for appearances in single season. ( 2004, 84 appearances)
-Went to Japan for MLB all star series in 2004
-Played in inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006 for Canada
-Signed free agent contract with Seattle Mariners in 2007.
-Played for Canada in 2008 Beijing summer Olympic Games
-Pitching coach for Canadian Junior National team 2009-2015. .
-National pitching Cross checker for Baltimore Orioles 2014-2018
-National pitching Cross checker for Kansas City Royals 2019-2021.
Have passion for teaching and learning this great game!
Married to high school sweetheart Janelle, happily raising three daughters, Kylie, Emily and Allyson in Calgary.