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Patrick Leonard | First Baseman

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (25) / 10/20/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'4 / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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White Sox signed 1B/3B Patrick Leonard to a minor league contract.
Leonard tallied 32 doubles, 11 home runs, 70 RBI, and 15 stolen bases over 131 games this season with the Triple-A affiliate of the Rays, but those numbers came alongside a somewhat underwhelming .268/.327/.408 overall slash line. The 25-year-old corner infielder has a .258 career batting average in the minors. Nov 22 - 9:53 AM

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Rays 1B prospect Patrick Leonard ripped three hits in Thursday's win for Double-A Montgomery.

He plated four of the Biscuits' season-high 17 runs. The 23-year-old now has two multi-hit games in his last three outings. Leonard began the year with Triple-A Durham but was sent down after hitting just .198 with no homers in 131 at-bats. He's done a little bit better in Double-A, batting .268 with nine RBI in 11 contests. The former fifth-round pick has struggled to make contact at times, striking out 68 times in only 172 at-bats this year.
Source: MILB.com
Fri, Jun 10, 2016 11:33:00 AM

Rays 1B prospect Patrick Leonard ripped three hits in Thursday's win for Double-A Montgomery.

He plated four of the Biscuits' season-high 17 runs. The 23-year-old now has two multi-hit games in his last three outings. Leonard began the year with Triple-A Durham but was sent down after hitting just .198 with no homers in 131 at-bats. He's done a little bit better in Double-A, batting .268 with nine RBI in 11 contests. The former fifth-round pick has struggled to make contact at times, striking out 68 times in only 172 at-bats this year.
Source: MILB.com
Fri, Jun 10, 2016 11:33:00 AM

Rays first base prospect Patrick Leonard went 4-for-4 with two home runs and a walk on Monday for High-A Charlotte.

Leonard was the "other guy" that the Rays acquired when they dealt James Shields to the Royals, and he has transitioned to first base full time. He has intriguing potential, as he has the raw power to hit 25 home runs in the major leagues, but has a way to go to make sufficiently consistent hard contact in order to utilize his power. Leonard is hitting .317/.394/.592 with 11 doubles, two triples, and six home runs for the season.
Tue, May 13, 2014 09:29:00 AM

Rays acquired 3B Patrick Leonard from the Royals in the James Shields trade.

A fourth-round pick in 2011, Leonard spent last season with the Royals' rookie league affiliate and posted 14 home runs and an .833 OPS in 268 plate appearances. He isn't close to being considered for the majors, but is a high-upside flier for the Rays.
Mon, Dec 10, 2012 12:22:00 AM

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2Kevan Smith
3Omar Narvaez
1B1Jose Abreu
2Casey Gillaspie
2B1Yoan Moncada
2Tyler Saladino
SS1Tim Anderson
3B1Matt Davidson
2Yolmer Sanchez
LF1Leury Garcia
CF1Adam Engel
2Alen Hanson
3Charlie Tilson
4Luis Alexander Basabe
5Micker Adolfo
RF1Avisail Garcia
2Willy Garcia
3Eloy Jimenez
DH1Nick Delmonico
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PosRoleName
S1Carlos Rodon
2James Shields
3Reynaldo Lopez
4Lucas Giolito
5Carson Fulmer
6Dylan Covey
7Ian Clarkin
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Juan Minaya
2Nate Jones
3Gregory Infante
4Aaron Bummer
5Danny Farquhar
6Thyago Vieira
7Jace Fry
8Zach Putnam
9Rob Scahill