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Corey Patterson

34-Year-Old Outfielder – Free Agent

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 180   DOB: 8/13/1979   BORN: Atlanta, GA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Released by the Mariners in June of 2013.

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Patterson has signed a minor league deal with the Yankees and will start off at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, the Scranton Times-Tribune reports.

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Corey Patterson Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2005 25 AAA IOW 24 102 91 16 27 9 4 0 5 12 6 1 8 19 1 0 2 .297 .366 .505 .871
2005 25 MAJ CHN 126 481 451 47 97 31 15 3 13 34 15 5 23 118 5 1 1 .215 .254 .348 .602
2006 26 MAJ BAL 135 498 463 75 128 40 19 5 16 53 45 9 21 94 8 1 5 .276 .314 .443 .757
2007 27 MAJ BAL 132 503 461 65 124 36 26 2 8 45 37 9 21 65 13 4 4 .269 .304 .386 .690
2008 28 AAA LOU 5 23 22 3 9 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 5 0 0 0 .409 .435 .500 .935
2008 28 MAJ CIN 135 392 366 46 75 29 17 2 10 34 14 9 16 57 5 4 1 .205 .238 .344 .582
2009 29 AAA SYR 83 279 259 30 70 24 16 1 7 40 12 5 13 65 3 0 4 .270 .315 .421 .736
2009 29 AAA NAS 29 135 124 24 41 20 12 3 5 22 7 3 8 25 1 2 0 .331 .366 .597 .963
2009 29 MAJ WAS 5 15 15 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 6 0 0 0 .133 .133 .133 .267
2009 29 MAJ MIL 11 15 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 1 0 0 .071 .071 .071 .143
2009  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ WAS/MIL 16 30 29 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 13 1 0 0 .103 .103 .103 .207
2010 30 AAA Nor 14 62 57 6 21 6 5 1 0 2 3 3 5 8 0 0 0 .368 .419 .491 .910
2010 30 MAJ BAL 90 340 308 43 83 25 16 1 8 32 21 4 20 75 10 1 1 .269 .315 .406 .721
2011 31 A+ Dun 4 16 15 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 4 0 0 0 .333 .375 .333 .708
2011 31 MAJ STL 44 56 51 5 8 4 4 0 0 3 0 1 2 12 3 0 0 .157 .189 .235 .424
2011 31 MAJ TOR 89 341 317 44 80 25 16 3 6 33 13 8 15 65 6 2 1 .252 .287 .379 .666
2011  (Multiple Teams) 31 MAJ STL/TOR 133 397 368 49 88 29 20 3 6 36 13 9 17 77 9 2 1 .239 .273 .359 .632
2012 32 AAA Nas 117 387 363 46 91 34 20 4 10 39 18 3 15 78 4 2 3 .251 .285 .410 .695
2013 33 AAA Scr 54 220 209 22 43 15 9 0 6 14 4 2 7 42 2 1 1 .206 .234 .335 .569
2013 33 AAA Tac 19 68 63 6 11 3 1 1 1 8 2 0 3 16 1 0 1 .175 .224 .270 .494
3-Year Averages MAJ   133 397 368 49 88 29 20 3 6 36 13 9 17 77 9 2 1 .239 .273 .359 .632
Career  (View All) MAJ   1230 4495 4170 571 1050 349 197 34 118 431 218 64 207 933 63 24 31 .252 .291 .400 .691

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Corey Patterson: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2011 114 56 40 25 2
2010 64 56 10 1 17
2009 8 6 2

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Corey Patterson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20118414292.298.440.770

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20112843542711.222.335.591

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2011180213166.239.356.622

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2011188283207.239.362.642
Corey Patterson Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2005 25 AAA IOW 102 91 7.8% 18.6% 0.42 79% .328 .208
2005 25 MAJ CHN 481 451 4.8% 24.5% 0.19 74% .263 .133
2006 26 MAJ BAL 498 463 4.2% 18.9% 0.22 80% .317 .167
2007 27 MAJ BAL 503 461 4.2% 12.9% 0.32 86% .299 .117
2008 28 AAA LOU 23 22 4.3% 21.7% 0.20 77% .529 .091
2008 28 MAJ CIN 392 366 4.1% 14.5% 0.28 84% .217 .139
2009 29 AAA SYR 279 259 4.7% 23.3% 0.20 75% .337 .151
2009 29 AAA NAS 135 124 5.9% 18.5% 0.32 80% .383 .266
2009 29 MAJ WAS 15 15 0% 40% 0.00 60% .222 .000
2009 29 MAJ MIL 15 14 0% 46.7% 0.00 50% .143 .000
2009  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ WAS/MIL 30 29 0% 43.3% 0.00 55% .188 .000
2010 30 AAA Nor 62 57 8.1% 12.9% 0.63 86% .429 .123
2010 30 MAJ BAL 340 308 5.9% 22.1% 0.27 76% .333 .137
2011 31 A+ Dun 16 15 6.3% 25% 0.25 73% .455 .000
2011 31 MAJ STL 56 51 3.6% 21.4% 0.17 76% .205 .078
2011 31 MAJ TOR 341 317 4.4% 19.1% 0.23 79% .301 .127
2011  (Multiple Teams) 31 MAJ STL/TOR 397 368 4.3% 19.4% 0.22 79% .288 .120
2012 32 AAA Nas 387 363 3.9% 20.2% 0.19 79% .295 .159
2013 33 AAA Scr 220 209 3.2% 19.1% 0.17 80% .230 .129
2013 33 AAA Tac 68 63 4.4% 23.5% 0.19 75% .217 .095
3-Year Averages MAJ   397 368 4.3% 19.4% 0.22 79% .288 .120
Career MAJ   4495 4170 4.6% 20.8% 0.22 78% .299 .148

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Career Batter vs. Pitcher Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Best Matchups for Corey Patterson (by OPS, min 10 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Felix Hernandez SEA 21 8 2 5 0 3 0 .381 .952 1.333
Matt Garza MIL 13 6 1 1 1 3 0 .462 .769 1.269
Jake Peavy BOS 11 5 1 1 1 1 0 .455 .727 1.227
Joel Pineiro CHI-N 15 6 1 1 2 1 0 .400 .733 1.204
Johan Santana BAL 10 4 1 2 0 2 0 .400 .800 1.200
Dan Haren LA 14 6 1 2 3 0 0 .429 .643 1.172
Casey Janssen TOR 11 5 0 0 1 0 0 .455 .636 1.136
Luis Vizcaino BAL 12 3 2 4 1 4 0 .250 .750 1.058
Tomo Ohka TOR 10 5 0 0 0 2 0 .500 .500 1.000
Randy Wolf AZ 14 6 0 0 0 1 0 .429 .571 1.000

Worst Matchups for Corey Patterson (by OPS, min 10 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Roberto Hernandez PHI 17 4 0 2 0 0 0 .235 .235 .471
Scott Downs CHI-A 11 2 0 1 0 6 0 .182 .273 .455
A.J. Burnett PHI 26 4 0 1 2 4 0 .154 .192 .407
James Shields KC 28 4 0 3 3 6 0 .143 .179 .404
Phil Hughes MIN 10 2 0 0 0 2 0 .200 .200 .400
Max Scherzer DET 12 2 0 0 0 2 0 .167 .167 .333
John Lackey BOS 21 3 0 1 1 7 0 .143 .143 .325
Josh Beckett LA 19 2 0 0 1 4 1 .105 .105 .255
Joe Beimel SEA 12 1 0 0 0 5 0 .083 .083 .167
Tim Hudson SF 12 1 0 0 0 2 0 .083 .083 .167

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Corey Patterson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Patterson was released Thursday, Triple-A Tacoma broadcaster Mike Curto reports.

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Patterson signed a minor league contract with Seattle on Tuesday and will report to extended spring training in Peoria, AZ, MLB.com reports.

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Patterson has signed a minor league deal with the Brewers, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.

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St. Louis declined the $1.1 million option for 2012 in Patterson's contract, the Associated Press reports.

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Patterson is starting in center field for Tuesday's game against the Brewers, Cards' official Twitter feed reports.

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Patterson started in right field and hit a run-scoring single in his Cardinals debut Thursday.

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Patterson was traded to the Cardinals on Wednesday as part of an eight-player deal, according to the team's official Twitter page.

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Patterson went 1-for-4 with a steal in the Jays' loss to the Orioles on Tuesday.

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Patterson, who hadn't started since Tuesday, drove in a pair of runs Sunday.

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Patterson is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Corey Patterson.

2012

Patterson played sparingly after he was traded from St. Louis to Toronto, so it was no surprise the Redbirds let him go after the season. His outlook is the same in 2012 as it is every year: he can steal bases but he can't steal first base. If he's lucky, someone will let him be a fifth outfielder. Someone always does, and marginal fantasy value will follow for those in deep formats.

2011

Patterson still can steal bases effectively, but he never learned how to take a walk, and at age 31, it's doubtful he's ever going to pick up that skill. Now with the Blue Jays, it's unlikely he'll play as often as he did with the Orioles in 2010 after Felix Pie got hurt. Instead, he projects more as a fourth outfielder and pinch-runner, if he even wins a roster spot out of spring training.

2009

Reds manager Dusty Baker did a lot of things right in 2008. He quickly settled on Joey Votto as the better first base option over Scott Hatteberg. He remained patient with Edwin Encarnacion's defensive shortcomings and deep slumps. He even did well not to build up the pitch counts of Johnny Cueto and Edinson Volquez. But he still couldn't help himself when it came to playing "his guys," like Paul Bako and especially Corey Patterson. Patterson somehow found a way to get 366 at-bats, 143 of them in the leadoff spot, where he hit .182/.217/.322 and scored just 17 runs in 35 games. Patterson may have borne more than his share of the blame for the Reds' woes in 2008, but that's because his presence at the top of the order so clearly stood out for its inappropriateness.

2008

If you take Patterson for what he is at face value, he can be useful. He'll hit the occasional homer to go along with his reliable stolen bases. Just don't expect him to take a walk or hit lefties on a recurring basis. As of press time, Patterson remained a free agent, having to wait for the bigger-named center fielders to sign first before resolving his 2008 destiny.

2007

Patterson had a fantasy All-Star season in 2006 after being plucked off the scrap heap by the Orioles, finishing the season with a .276 average, 16 homers, 53 RBI, 75 runs and 45 steals in 54 attempts. The Orioles traded nothing to get him, so all of this production was a tremendous boon for the team, but Patterson does have two main flaws. First, he has an awful career K:BB ratio, but only struck out nine times for every two walks in 2006, good for the second best mark of his career. Patterson’s other major flaw is his inability to hit lefties. He batted .301/.341/.485 with 13 homers and a 65:17 K:BB ratio (3.82) in 342 at-bats against righties, but only hit .207/.238/.322 with three homers and a 29:4 K:BB ratio (7.25) in 121 at-bats against southpaws. Not only did he strike out more than walk against lefties, but he also struck out an astonishing once out of every 4.2 plate appearances against them. The Orioles’ offseason acquisition of the right-handed Jay Payton, who can play center field, suggests that the team might platoon Patterson in center if he continues to be unable to put the ball in play against lefties. Regardless, he still should put up major fantasy numbers again in 2007.

2006

Patterson has gone from top prospect to rising star to major disappointment the last couple years. Deep slumps, frequent strikeouts and an apparent unwillingness to improve landed him in manager Dusty Baker's doghouse and eventually back in Triple-A. When Patterson returned to the majors down the stretch, he reverted to the same bad habits, namely swinging at everything and treating first base like there was anthrax on it. Patterson, still only 26, has decent power, plays a solid center field and is fast enough to steal a bag, so he should get a shot to win the job in Baltimore this spring.

2005

Although Patterson probably made most of his owners happy last season, he didn't grow as a hitter. Not only did he lose .066 off his 2003 OPS, but his plate discipline (if one can even use that term here) improved only slightly, with his strikeout rate actually going up. Moreover, he was incredibly streaky, posting an OPS of .932, .571, .993 and .644 from June to September. He's still young and talented, but be prepared for his batting-average downside and those deep slumps.

2004

Patterson was in the middle of a breakout season when he suffered a 30 percent tear of the left ACL in addition to a torn meniscus last July. Patterson still hasn't shown any plate discipline, putting up those numbers despite a 15/77 BB/K ratio, but that he hit for power and average while playing a very solid center field largely mitigates that one glaring flaw in his game. At press time, Patterson is expected to be healthy for the start of spring training, but we probably won't know for sure until later in the winter. Moreover, it remains to be seen how the knee injury will affect Patterson's running game.

2003

Although it was camouflaged slightly by his 14 homers and 18 steals, Patterson had an abysmal season at the plate in 2002, going .253/.284/.392 in 592 at-bats. The problem was his terrible batting eye - just 19 walks against 142 strikeouts. His defense and enormous physical talent should keep him in the lineup, but until he learns some patience at the plate, his batting average should continue to weigh him down. Still, a 20/20 season is well within reach in 2003 as long as Patterson doesn't slump his way out of the lineup.