All-Star MLB second basemen who helped lead the Texas Rangers to AL Pennants in 2010 and 2011. He was traded to the Detroit Tigers in 2014.
He took over second base duties for the Rangers when they traded away Alfonso Soriano.
In November 2013, he was involved in a blockbuster trade that sent him from Texas to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for Prince Fielder.
He won Arizona state championships in baseball with Canyon del Oro High School in 1997 and 2000.
He married Tess Brady, whom he met in college, back in 2006. He has a son named Jack and a daughter named Rian.