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Corey Patterson # - OF

  • Age: 34
  • DOB: 1979/08/13
  • POB: Atlanta, GA
  • Height: 5-10 Weight: 180lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
  • MLB Seasons: 12
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs in 1998 (1st round).

Scouting Report

AssetsIs a great base-runner and base-stealer, and also boasts power and tremendous athleticism. Has the arm and range to play center field with the best of them.
FlawsStill swings too hard and too freely, and has issues with getting on base as a result. Has been reluctant to change his approach in the past.
Career potentialSpeedy journeyman outfielder.

Honours and Awards

2000Southern League (AA) - All-Star Team
1999Midwest League (A) - Prospect of the Year
1999Midwest League (A) - All-Star Team
1999Class A - All-Star Team (Baseball America)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/11/05Opted for minor league free agency.
2013/06/21Signed by the New York Yankees to a minor league contract.
2013/06/07Released by the Seattle Mariners.
2013/04/30Signed by the Seattle Mariners to a minor league contract.
2013/03/30Released by the New York Mets.
2013/02/06Signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2012/03/29Released by the Milwaukee Brewers.
2012/03/29Re-signed by the Milwaukee Brewers to a minor league contract.
2012/01/30Signed by the Milwaukee Brewers to a minor league contract.
2011/10/31St. Louis Cardinals declined their contract option for next season.
2011/10/01Did not make the St. Louis Cardinals playoff roster.
2011/07/27Acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays.
2011/04/11Missed 9 games (concussion).
2011/03/31Concussion, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 27th, 2011).
2011/03/29Contract purchased from Las Vegas (AAA).
2010/12/21Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a minor league contract.
2010/07/20Missed 2 games (heel injury).
2010/07/18Heel injury, day-to-day.
2010/06/09Missed 2 games (groin).
2010/06/06Groin, day-to-day.
2010/05/12Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA).
2010/04/21Signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a minor league contract.
2010/03/31Filed for free agency.
2009/12/10Signed by the Seattle Mariners to a minor league contract and invited to spring training.
2009/09/04Contract purchased from Nashville (AAA).
2009/08/02Signed by the Milwaukee Brewers to a minor league contract.
2009/07/29Released by the Washington Nationals.
2009/06/20Optioned to Syracuse (AAA).
2009/06/13Contract purchased from Syracuse (AAA).
2009/03/28Assigned by the Washington Nationals to their minor league camp.
2008/12/23Signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2008/06/04Recalled from Louisville (AAA).
2008/05/28Optioned to Louisville (AAA).
2008/03/30Contract purchased from Louisville (AAA).
2008/03/03Signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a minor league contract.
2007/10/01Missed the last 24 regular season games (right ankle injury).
2007/09/07Right ankle injury, day-to-day.
2007/04/18Missed 2 games (bereavement list).
2007/04/16Bereavement list, day-to-day.
2007/02/09Re-signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a one-year contract.
2006/09/15Missed 15 games (sprained right shoulder).
2006/08/30Sprained right shoulder, day-to-day.
2006/07/03Missed 1 game (right foot injury).
2006/07/02Right foot injury, day-to-day.
2006/01/17Re-signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a one-year contract.
2006/01/09Acquired from the Chicago Cubs.
2005/08/09Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2005/07/07Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2005/01/18Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2004/03/12Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2003/10/15Missed the last 76 regular season and first 10 playoff games (torn acl).
2003/07/21Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (torn acl).
2003/07/07Torn ACL, 15-day DL.
2002/05/06Missed 1 game (right knee injury).
2002/05/05Right knee injury, day-to-day.
2001/08/15Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2001/07/29Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2001/06/29Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2001/03/26Optioned to Iowa (AAA).

Trades

2013/06/21Signed by the New York Yankees to a minor league contract.
2013/04/30Signed by the Seattle Mariners to a minor league contract.
2013/02/06Signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2012/01/30Signed by the Milwaukee Brewers to a minor league contract.
2011/07/27St. Louis Cardinals traded Colby Rasmus, Trever Miller, Brian Tallet and P.J. Walters to the Toronto Blue Jays for Edwin Jackson, Octavio Dotel, Marc Rzepczynski, Corey Patterson and three players to be named later or cash.
2010/12/21Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a minor league contract.
2010/04/21Signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a minor league contract.
2009/12/10Signed by the Seattle Mariners to a minor league contract.
2009/08/02Signed by the Milwaukee Brewers to a minor league contract.
2008/12/23Signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2008/03/03Signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a minor league contract.
2006/01/09Chicago Cubs traded Corey Patterson to the Baltimore Orioles for Nate Spears and Carlos Perez.
1998/06/02Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 1st round in 1998.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2013TacomaAAA19636111118316200.175.224.270.494
2013Scranton/WBAAA53209224390614742420.206.234.335.569
2012NashvilleAAA117363469120410391578183-.251.285.410.695
2011St. LouisNL4451584003212011.157.189.235.424
2011TorontoAL89317448016363315651380.252.287.379.666
2011Total Tor/StLMLB133368498820363617771391.239.273.359.632
2011DunedinA4151500001430-.333.375.333.708
2010BaltimoreAL9030843831618322075214-.269.315.406.721
2010NorfolkAAA145762151025833-.368.419.491.910
2009MilwaukeeNL111401000007010.071.071.071.142
2009WashingtonNL51502000006200.133.133.133.266
2009Total Wsh/MilNL1629030000013210.103.103.103.206
2009SyracuseAAA84263307216174013651452.274.318.422.740
2009NashvilleAAA291242441123522825731.331.366.597.963
2008CincinnatiNL135366467517210341657149-.205.238.344.582
2008LouisvilleAAA52239200015110.409.435.500.935
2007BaltimoreAL1324616512426284521653793.269.304.386.690
2006BaltimoreAL13546375128195165321944594.276.314.443.757
2005Chicago CubsNL12645147971531334231181555.215.254.348.602
2005IowaAAA2491162740512819610.297.366.505.871
2004Chicago CubsNL157631911683362472451683291.266.320.452.772
2003Chicago CubsNL833294998177135515771654.298.329.511.840
2002Chicago CubsNL153592711503051454191421833.253.284.392.676
2001Chicago CubsNL59131262930414633402.221.266.336.602
2001IowaAAA89367639322373229651986.253.308.387.695
2000Chicago CubsNL1142971022314111.167.239.333.572
2000West TennesseeAA1184447311626522824511527153.261.338.491.829
1999LansingA112475941523517207925853399.320.358.592.950
TotalMLB123041715711050197341184312069332186424.252.290.400.690
TotalAL446154922741577113816377299116307.268.306.405.711
TotalNL784262234463512023802681296341023417.242.281.397.678
TotalAAA43415592164089113411698932374269.262.305.416.721
TotalAA1184447311626522824511527153.261.338.491.829
TotalA116490951573517207926893699.320.359.584.943

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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