Right-handed pitcher who made his MLB debut in 2011 for the Kansas City Royals and was selected to play in his first All-Star game during his rookie season, where he delivered solid relief pitching for the Royals.
He was a star pitcher at the University of Missouri, and was selected in the first round of both the 2008 and 2009 MLB Drafts.
He was originally drafted by the Washington Nationals, but did not sign with the team because he didn't want to play for a "losing organization."
He was born to Julie and Kevin Crow.
As a rookie he was teammates with outfielder Melky Cabrera.