Outfielder known for his ability to hit left-handed pitching, he made his MLB debut in 2004 with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
He played baseball at Canyon del Oro High School and Central Arizona College and was teammates with All-Star second baseman Ian Kinsler.
He hit 20 home runs with the New York Mets in 2012.
His brother Jerry Jr. and father Jerry Sr. both played big league baseball.
Splitter specialist Jose Valverde was his teammate on the Diamondbacks.