Married to Rachael...he and his wife, had their first child, son Robert Joseph, on June 17, 2005...graduated
from West Valley High School (WA) in 1995, lettering in baseball...attended the University of Washington...third team all-American at Washington in 1998...first cousin is Cincinnati Bengals QB Jon Kitna.2005Hit .245 (13-53) as a pinch hitter in 2005...made at least one start at all three outfield positions...started
20 games (LF-1, CF-6, RF-13)...owned an average of .256 (10-39) against lefthanded pitchers with three doubles
and two runs batted in...hit .350 (7-20) in May, including a multi-hit game (2-4) on May 21 at Minnesota...that was his first multi-hit game of the season and first multi hit game since October 3, 2004 at St. Louis when
he had two hits for the Brewers.