Eric Patterson Acquired to Complete Gonzo Trade

The San Diego Padres acquired UT Eric Patterson as the ‘player to be named later’ from the Boston Red Sox to complete the Adrian Gonzales trade.

Patterson was originally drafted by the Chicago Cubs and was ranked as their 6th best prospect by Baseball America prior to the 2007 season. His minor league numbers shows that he has some speed on the base paths.

He is a .303 hitter in the minors but he has not been able to hit for average in the big leagues. He will need to work on hitting major league pitching.

“He can play all over the place and he’s a good, versatile guy.” – Jed Hoyer

Here is a look at his minor league stats:

Year Tm Lg Lev G AB HR RBI SB BA OBP SLG
2005 Peoria MIDW A 110 432 13 71 40 .333 .405 .535
2005 West Tenn SOUL AA 9 30 0 2 3 .200 .324 .267
2006 West Tenn SOUL AA 121 441 8 48 38 .263 .330 .408
2006 Iowa PCL AAA 17 67 2 12 8 .358 .395 .493
2007 Iowa PCL AAA 128 516 14 65 24 .297 .362 .455
2008 Iowa PCL AAA 52 203 6 28 11 .320 .358 .517
2008 Sacramento PCL AAA 25 109 4 19 8 .330 .380 .550
2009 Sacramento PCL AAA 110 466 12 56 43 .307 .376 .494
2010 Pawtucket IL AAA 4 17 0 0 3 .235 .278 .471
6 Seasons 576 2281 59 301 178 .303 .367 .478
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 12/16/2010.


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