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Eric PattersonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2015 MLB Years: 2007-2011
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
Futures Game

Positions2B-534, LF-156, CF-108, OF-49, RF-32, 3B-10, 1B-1Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEric Scott Patterson
Height5-11Weight173BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateApril 8,1983 [35.224]PlaceTallahassee,Florida
High SchoolHarrison (Kennesaw,GA)
CollegeGeorgia Tech (Atlanta,GA)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 8th round (246th overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Colorado Rockies [Team Picks] in the 23rd round (694th overall) of the 2001 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$300,000Signing ScoutsSam HughesService Time2.050 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2006-CHN-#10 ... 2007-CHN-#6
MLB DebutAugust 6,2007 [24.120]
OrganizationsCHN [4] OAK [3] BOS [1] DET [1] MIL [1] SDN [1] Awards12
TBC Player ID33248Retrosheet IDpatte001MLBAM ID452221
RelationshipsBrother of Corey Patterson
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Georgia TechACCNCAA-1Fr3of19672607390143340419374281309.346.438.458.89611920309.399.112.377.39911.9713.591.140.9786.6722.22
2003Georgia TechACCNCAA-1So3of20592485668114235356294433505.274.351.375.7269317288.319.101.335.32310.0715.281.520.69124.0025.00
2004Georgia TechACCNCAA-1Jr3of21652647686115949487525403300.326.433.508.94113425322.377.182.534.40916.1516.771.042.8029.3329.07
2005Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn42b2211043290144261113714011539444737.333.405.535.94023150500.395.202.391.40110.6018.801.772.6033.2334.72
2005West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn22b22930562002326700100.200.324.267.5918237.250.067.300.27816.2218.921.170.000.0033.33
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         119462951502811137343135910144837.325.400.517.91723952537.385.192.385.39310.9918.811.712.4235.5434.67
2006West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn32b23121441661162298483812468917622.263.330.408.73818039501.309.145.308.3209.1817.761.931.6055.1333.62
2006Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-2b231767142411212806900302.358.395.493.88833476.373.135.343.3797.8911.841.502.6333.5016.67
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13850880140231010604612529817924.276.339.419.75821343577.318.143.313.3289.0116.981.881.7350.8030.71
2007Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn32b24128516941532861465249548524623.297.362.455.81723548582.329.158.293.3569.2814.601.572.4136.8631.37
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3lf2478021000000301000.250.250.375.625319.400.125.125.2690.0033.330.000.000.0050.00
2008Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn42b25522033365163628110124512201.320.358.517.87510525220.383.197.310.3775.4520.453.752.7333.8338.46
2008Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak22b25251091836824198292813201.330.380.550.9306014124.405.220.358.3987.2622.583.113.2327.2538.89
2008Totals for PCL-PCL         77312511012451047192217325402.324.366.529.89516539344.391.205.327.3846.1021.223.482.9131.2038.61
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4lf2513385910172151200101.237.318.342.66013244.308.105.263.29811.3627.272.402.2738.0022.22
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak42b2530921116300880122400000.174.269.207.476193104.235.033.250.23011.5423.082.000.000.0018.75
2008Totals for MLB-MLB         43130162540115101173600101.192.284.246.530325148.255.054.254.25011.4924.322.120.68130.0020.00
2009Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak32b-cf261104669114329111256436528126432.307.376.494.87023052530.347.187.378.3769.8115.281.562.2638.8336.36
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1lf26399415275111161142500200.287.373.394.767377110.371.107.309.34312.7322.731.790.9194.0025.93
2010Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-2b27417442100301700000.235.278.471.7498318.400.236.471.3195.5638.897.000.000.0075.00
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1lf2745103132152496073101001.204.255.408.6634211111.250.204.330.2886.3127.934.433.6025.7552.38
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3lf-cf274584131933275173111001.226.293.405.69834893.333.179.310.3077.5333.334.432.1542.0042.11
2008Totals for AL-AL         90187264085616111146212002.214.272.406.6787619204.286.192.321.2956.8630.394.432.9431.1747.50
2011Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn-cf-2b2824000000102100000.000.333.000.333006.000.000.750.23133.3316.670.500.000.000.00
2011Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn20cf285119031481243143392911212.253.287.405.6927719203.281.152.200.2994.4314.293.221.4863.3339.58
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         53194314812431443113011212.247.288.397.6857719209.276.150.211.2975.2614.352.731.4464.6739.58
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn92b-cf284789816212882122200201.180.272.292.564265103.209.112.315.25711.6521.361.831.9444.5031.25
2012Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet3lf-2b2964221235462223133415821202.244.365.317.6827010267.319.073.303.31415.3621.721.410.75110.5018.52
2013York RevolutionAtlInd-30622625472156133852236052200.275.342.527.86913834294.309.252.351.3747.8220.412.614.4220.1547.22
2013Huntsville StarsSouAAmil6lf-2b303898820300623122001002.204.291.235.526233111.256.031.143.24710.8118.021.670.000.0015.00
2014York RevolutionAtlInd-3113249894150351715862626610342650.301.383.530.91326467576.350.229.410.39311.4617.881.562.6033.2044.67
2015York RevolutionAtlInd-321154726812029610582115810331560.254.336.405.74119145539.302.151.316.32110.7619.111.781.8647.2037.50
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2265086511020710503555714813504.217.294.343.63717437574.282.126.297.0009.9325.782.601.7450.8033.64
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter73127944778131555064344197513035531429351124.291.359.451.81012602693175.339.160.321.0009.5417.421.832.0243.6633.09
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter451178930852710230432171132318434291721613.295.359.457.8168181752020.340.162.316.0009.1116.931.862.1341.6033.21
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1685697914227985643176411618724.250.323.371.69421144649.296.121.279.0009.8617.871.811.2371.1330.99
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24000000102100000.000.333.000.333006.000.000.750.00033.3316.670.500.000.000.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11043290144261113714011539444737.333.405.535.94023150500.395.202.391.00010.6018.801.772.6033.2334.72
Ind Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter309123221634279293818252514726612513110.278.357.481.8385931461409.323.203.361.00010.4318.881.812.7032.4242.69
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1917722052443612141241242211814011711014.316.409.448.85734662919.366.132.417.00012.8415.231.191.5255.1425.41
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1142893964133528201338001201.221.299.339.6389821325.286.118.298.00010.1524.622.421.5457.8032.81
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4789816212882122200201.180.272.292.564265103.209.112.315.00011.6521.361.831.9444.5031.25
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4584131933275173111001.226.293.405.69834893.333.179.310.0007.5333.334.432.1542.0042.11
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter204651120172151501101.239.308.348.65616353.323.109.239.0009.4328.303.001.8946.0027.27
Average MLB - Per 162 games16236447791457362544110612403.217.294.343.63712527411.282.126.297.0009.9325.782.601.7450.8033.64
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626191061803411147644116712336825.291.359.451.81027960704.339.160.321.0009.5417.421.832.0243.6633.09

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2005Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn222B106--183315961507498.9824.70------11096.475.7
2005West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn222B9--1923134342.9774.67------9100.06.5
2006West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn232B115--2373341463585571.9764.97------12195.082.1
2006West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn23OF1--1---111.0001.00------1210.80.7
2006Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn232B17--42532149795.9795.59------17100.011.8
2007Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn242B83--1652111260388376.9694.53------12864.857.6
2007Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn24OF40--823--85851.0002.13------12831.327.8
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24LF2171---111.0000.500.14-----728.61.2
2008Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn252B47--83132525220215.9774.57------5290.433.1
2008Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak252B21--435621510199.9804.71------2584.014.6
2008Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25OF4--5-1-65.8331.25------527.72.8
2008Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak25OF4--11---11111.0002.75------2516.02.8
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak252B2019169484941510197.9604.850.57-----3066.712.4
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25LF98681313-1714.8241.560.21-----1369.25.6
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25LF876315-1-1615.9381.880.24-----3026.75.0
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn252B2183---331.0001.500.38-----1315.41.2
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25CF1-2-------------137.70.6
2009Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak262B48--108134341245242.9885.04------11043.633.6
2009Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak26CF29--561115857.9831.97------11026.420.3
2009Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak26LF19--3111-3332.9701.68------11017.313.3
2009Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak263B10--2134-1915.7891.50------1109.17.0
2009Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak261B1--2--1221.0002.00------1100.90.7
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26LF2620179331--34341.0001.310.19-----3966.716.0
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak262B533099212018.9003.600.60-----3912.83.1
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26CF44306---661.0001.500.20-----3910.32.5
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26RF21122---221.0001.000.17-----395.11.2
2010Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos272B2--441298.8894.00------450.01.4
2010Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos27CF1--4---441.0004.00------425.00.7
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27LF25221914511-4746.9791.840.24-----4555.615.4
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27LF22577202--22221.0001.000.29-----4548.913.6
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27CF138781311-1514.9331.080.18-----4528.98.0
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos272B95561615133231.9693.440.55-----4520.05.6
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27CF72249---991.0001.290.38-----4515.64.3
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak272B511664--10101.0002.000.63-----4511.13.1
2011Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn28CF1---------------250.00.7
2011Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn282B1--2---221.0002.00------250.00.7
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn28CF31--714-175751.0002.42------5160.821.5
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn28RF14--141111615.9381.07------5127.59.7
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn282B5--514-119191.0003.80------519.83.5
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn28LF2---------------513.91.4
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn282B108732019284139.9513.900.53-----4721.36.2
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28CF764712---12121.0001.710.26-----4714.94.3
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28RF654515---15151.0002.500.33-----4712.83.7
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28LF42187---771.0001.750.39-----478.52.5
2012Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29LF23--3021-3332.9701.39------6435.916.0
2012Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet292B19--33293116562.9543.26------6429.713.2
2012Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29CF13--281--29291.0002.23------6420.39.0
2012Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29RF10--17---17171.0001.70------6415.66.9
2013Huntsville Stars SouAAmil30LF16--251--26261.0001.63------3842.111.6
2013Huntsville Stars SouAAmil302B10--1827-345451.0004.50------3826.37.2
2013Huntsville Stars SouAAmil30CF1--1---111.0001.00------382.60.7
MLB Totals for LF - 5 season(s)-   LF966560313455-144139.9651.450.23-----960.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B513735210296927207198.9573.880.56-----510.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF32201814011-4241.9761.280.23-----320.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF865717---17171.0002.130.30-----80.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B242--4836332816911441116.9764.61------2420.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF74--159612166165.9942.23------740.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF48--9831-102101.9902.10------480.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF44--6132-6664.9701.45------440.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF24--311113332.9701.33------240.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B10--2134-1915.7891.50------100.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--2--1221.0002.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B134--2743841569673658.9784.91------1340.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF16--251--26261.0001.63------160.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF1---------------10.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B106--183315961507498.9824.70------1060.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2005Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn22---106-------
2005West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn22---9-------
2006West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn23---115-----1-
2006Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn23---17-------
2007Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn24---83-----40-
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24------2----
2008Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25---47-----4-
2008Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak25---21-----4-
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25---20--8----
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25---2--91---
2009Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak26--148-101929---
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26---5--2642--
2010Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos27---2---1---
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27---5--257---
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27---9--2213---
2011Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn28---1---1---
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn28---5--23114--
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28---10--476--
2012Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29---19--231310--
2013Huntsville Stars SouAAmil30---10--161---

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor221983202541055361700000.301.348.373.72131589.379.072.1696.7419.102.830.000.0020.00
2006Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor2328113273962113152121600000.345.408.460.868529125.396.115.3369.6012.801.330.80113.0023.08
2006Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2323010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2007Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24712351012100000001.417.417.7501.1679212.364.333.4170.000.000.008.3312.0040.00
2008Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25214712141015314700001.298.353.383.73618251.333.085.2137.8413.731.751.9647.0014.29
2009Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB261022240104001010001.182.250.273.5236124.182.091.1364.170.000.000.000.0025.00
2010Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27276791942083091110200.284.367.403.77027679.328.119.29911.3913.921.220.000.0031.58
2011San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB2815328147118113201002.438.486.8131.29926936.448.375.4698.335.560.672.7832.0064.29
2012Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB29818561124002700000.333.400.8331.23315420.444.500.61110.0035.003.5010.009.0066.67
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs471964764103118205183300000.327.383.423.8068314214.389.096.2658.4115.421.830.47196.0021.88
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs90201396314553182192821205.313.375.507.88210224225.341.194.3188.4412.441.472.2240.2038.10

Awards [12]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20021st Team College Freshman All-American (2B) ... Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (2B)2
2003Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (2B)1
20043rd Team College All-American (2B) ... Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (2B) ... CWS Regionals Most Outstanding Player (Atlanta)3
2005Midwest League All-Star Team (2B)1
2006Southern League Best Hustler1
2007Pacific Coast League All-Star (2B) ... Triple A All-Star Team (2B)2
2008Pacific Coast League All-Star (2B)1
2014Atlantic League All-Star (2B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-03-31CF-RFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by White Sox30.358  
2014-01-11CF-RFChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.278Team Roster on 2014-01-11
2013-10-08CF-RFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Brewers30.183  
2013-07-12CF-RFMilwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)-MinorsMLB ActiveContract purchased from York (Atlantic)30.095Team Roster on 2013-07-12
2013-04-05CF-RFFree Agent -Indy LeagueContractInd Signed by York (Atlantic)29.363  
2012-06-09CF-RFDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-Minors--29.062Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-12-16ContractSigned by Tigers 
2011-04-10InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-03-30InjuredDisabled -- Strained left hamstrong 
2010-12-16TradeTraded by Red Sox to Padres 
2010-09-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-08-17InjuredDisabled -- Strained Neck 
2010-06-27TradeTraded by Athletics to Red Sox for Fabian Williamson 
2009-07-24InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-07-08TradeTraded by Cubs with Matt Murton, Sean Gallagher and Josh Donaldson to Athletics for Chad Gaudin and Rich Harden 
2004-08-30Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2004Chicago Cubs-21300,000-------300,000Signing Bonus out of 2004 Draft (8th round - 246th overall)
2007Chicago CubsTeam Payroll24380,000-73745-2,459,737380,000680,000
2008Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25390,000-75339-2,696,252390,0001,070,000
2008Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25390,000-75337-2,696,252390,0001,070,000
2009Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26400,000-72435-2,746,792400,0001,470,000
2010Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll27405,000-70128222,812,412400,0001,875,000
2010Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll27405,000-70131222,812,412400,0001,875,000
2011San Diego PadresTeam Payroll28423,3002.0568225252,722,607414,0002,298,300
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red