House spent parts of five seasons in the Major Leagues with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Houston Astros and Baltimore Orioles. During his time in the majors, House belted three home runs and three doubles in 32 games. He made his major league debut on September 27, 2003 as a member of the Pirates, and singled in his first at-bat off of Cubs’ starter Matt Clement.
The 31-year-old brings 11 years of professional baseball experience to the Ducks. House began his career in the Pirates organization, where he played for six seasons. After stops in the Astros, Orioles and Royals systems, House spilt time in 2010 with the Buffalo Bisons (New York Mets, AAA) and Newark Bears, totaling four home runs, 18 doubles and 37 RBI. For his minor league career, the right-hander has compiled a .300 average to go along with 121 home runs and 599 RBI in 1,027 games. House was originally drafted by the Pirates in the fifth round of the 1999 amateur entry draft.