He came up in 2007 and just started hitting, pretty much, and while he wasn't quite a superstar, I knew that when they traded him to Philadelphia in 2011 that they'd made a pretty big mistake. As fate would have it, he'd end up on my favorite team a couple of years later, and become a San Franciscan and a San Francisco legend, one whom you could actually see riding his scooter in full uniform to games he was about to play.
I really dig these early cards of his from the 2006-2011 timeframe, when he was one of the best things going for the Astros. Also love the way this 2007 Bowman Heritage card scans...really wish it was this blue. It's a fantastic card nonetheless.
Here's a card of his I already had, albeit now in a different version, and numbered on the back (hey hey!):