Player development, Cleveland Indians>Morning person or night owl? Both. I do early morning workouts and work, or go out until late.
>Shower or bath? Definitely shower — I’m too tall to fit into a bathtub.
>Books or magazines? Magazines — Sports Illustrated, GQ and The Economist.
>Clean and neat or cluttered and cozy? I’d say more of an organized mess.
>Dressing up or dressing down? Dress up.
>Your best feature: My smile.
>Your ideal date: Dinner, a movie and good company with an emphasis on a spectacular dessert
>Three things you can’t live without: My BlackBerry, cheesecake (almost any kind) and polo shirts.
>How would your best friend describe you? Outgoing, loves to laugh, driven, easy to talk to.
>How would your ex describe you? [Laughs.] Hard to forget.
>What would you do if you didn’t have to work? I’d coach a high school sport, probably football or basketball, and find a beach to lie on.
>What do you wish more women knew about men? I wish more women knew how to effectively communicate with men. Guys appreciate honesty.
>What’s your favorite ... place on earth? Chicago. My friends and family are there. Lake Shore Drive is the best place in the summer. ... TV show? “24” and “The Office.” ... movie? “Rudy.” ... season? Baseball playoff season. ... drink? Grey Goose.... food? Cheesecake.
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January 28, 2008