All-Star pitcher who won the AL Cy Young Award with the Kansas City Royals in 2009 and signed a 6-year, 147 million dollar contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers in December, 2012.
In 2013, his first year with the Dodgers, he helped lead the team to a National League West title and to the NLCS where they were defeated by the St. Louis Cardinals.
He won the American League Cy Young award in 2009, while San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum was the National League winner.
He turned down a scholarship to Clemson and was drafted out of Apopka High School by the Royals.
He married Miss Daytona Beach USA 2008 and former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader Emily Kuchar in 2009.