Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: Left         
Throws: Right
Height: 6-0       
Weight: 195
Birth place: in Oxnard, Calif.
Major League Affiliation: New York Mets

  • Won the bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

Oldest member of Olympic team, he is now in his 15th professional season...Had considered retiring before the 2008 season, but opted to play and opened the year with the independent Somerset (N.J.) Patriots before the New York Mets signed him...At the time he learned he had made the Olympic team, he was 5-1, 1.60 with 49 strikeouts in 39.1 innings pitched  at Triple A New Orleans...Made his Major League debut with the Yankees in 2001...Saved 27 games with Double A Altoona (Pittsburgh Pirates) in 2006.