Began baseball career with Elmwood Giants (1989). 1991 member of the Manitoba Youth Team. 1992 Provincial Champion with the Giants Juniors, Batting Champion and Rookie of the Year. Baseball Scholarship to Boone College, Iowa. Member of 1993 Canada Games Team. Attended National Baseball Institute in Surrey , B.C. in 1993. Drafted and signed by the Minnesota Twins in 1994 and assigned to Elizabethan in the Gulf Coast League. Began Major League career in 1998 with the Twins, playing third base. Member of the Toronto Blue Jays in 2005, and the Milwaukee Brewers in 2006. 9 total Major League seasons, playing in 989 games, amassing 3399 at bats and posted a lifetime batting average of .275. In 2001 with the Minnesota Twins, he hit 26 home runs, had103 Runs Batted In, and stole 27 bases. 1999 and 2001 Male Athlete of the Year named by the Manitoba Sportscasters Association. Member of the 2009 Canadian World Baseball Classic team.