Was originally signed by Tampa Bay scout Craig Weismann...Is a 2002 graduate of Prescott (AZ) High School where he played baseball, basketball and football...Was an All-American and was named Arizona High School Baseball Player of the Year in 2002...His brother, Jon, played in the Minnesota organization from 1998-2004.
Spent the majority of the season at Triple-A Norfolk in the International League...hit .269 with 24 doubles, 5 triples, 15 home runs and 57 RBI...Had his contract purchased from the Minors on 9/25 by Baltimore and spent the final week of the season with the club, appearing in four games...had 2 hits and 1 RBI in 10 at bats...His 15 home runs at Triple-A were his most in a Minor League season since he hit 17 HR in 2004 for the Charleston River Dogs in the South Atlantic League.
Spent the majority of his season with Triple-A Lehigh Valley in the Philadelphia system, hitting .298/.356/.455 in 178 at-bats ... Batted .331/.390/.526 with 13 of his 15 extra-base hits vs. RHP (133 AB) ... Had season-high 4 hits, June 26 vs. Rochester ... Drove in season-high 3, July 27 vs. Norfolk ... Had a nine-game stint with the Phillies, July 1-20, going 3-for-10 with a double and HR.
Began the season at Triple-A Buffalo...hit .186 with three home runs and six RBI in 14 games, including
a two-homer game April 9 against Pawtucket...was selected by New York April 22 and spent the
remainder of the season with the Mets, batting .231 with four home runs and 20 RBI in 101 games...
was also 7-for-8 (87.5%) in stolen base attempts...batted .237 (42-for-177) with three of his four home
runs and 18 of his 20 RBI against right-handed pitching...hit .194 (6-for-31) against lefties but three of
the six hits were for extra bases...hit three of his four home runs at home...all four came with runners
on base (two two-run, two three-run)...had a .169 average with runners in scoring position...hit .283
when leading off an inning...batted .190 against a pitcher the first time he saw him in a game, .318
after that...started at all three outfield positions...made 13 appearances (seven starts) in left field, 43
appearances (32 starts) in center field, and 21 appearances (six starts) in right field...also went 3-for-24
(.125) with five walks as a pinch hitter and pinch ran six times...saw his most action batting eighth in
the order (30 games).
NEW YORK: Made his season debut April 22, his first major league action since June 20, 2008, with
Minnesota against Houston...it was his first career start...went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout
against Arizona while hitting in the eighth spot and playing centerfield...picked up his first Major
League hit April 23 against Arizona (off Barry Enright)...recorded his first ML home run April 24, a
three-run shot off Arizona's Armando Galarraga...hit his third home run of the season, his second threerun
shot, May 6 vs. Los Angeles (NL) (off Hiroki Kuroda)...set a career-high with three hits May 7 vs.
Los Angeles (NL)...also had three hits Sept. 25 vs. Philadelphia...stole home May 15 at Houston as part
of a double steal...became the first Mets player to do so since Luis Castillo Sept. 4, 2010 at Chicago
(NL)...was 2-for-4 May 25 at Chicago (NL)...collected his first career triple May 26 at Chicago (NL)
off Carlos Zambrano...picked up the first pinch-hit RBI of his career in the seventh inning June 4 vs.
Atlanta, singling home Jason Bay with the go-ahead run...walked a personal-best three times Aug. 15
at San Diego...also scored a career-best three times...finished the season hitting .389 with three doubles
and two triples over his final five games from Sept. 24-28.
Missed 103 games of the season at Buffalo (AAA) of the International League with a right hamstring strain that forced
him to the Disabled List twice...Placed on the DL the first time on May 19 and did not play for 39 games...Was activated on June 29 and re-injured
himself while running in his first at-bat of the game that night against Syracuse...Sidelined for the remaining 64 contests
of the year after landing on the DL again on July 1...Despite only playing in 40 games, he still led Buffalo with nine stolen bases in 12 attempts...On April 18, he led off the game against Scranton-Wilkes-Barre with a home run...Went 4-5 with a double, home run and five RBI against Scranton-Wilkes-Barre on April 20...Played in four rehabilitation games for the Gulf Coast Mets and was 4-11 (.364)...In addition to his four-hit games, he had nine games with two hits and two games with three hits...Had a .310 (13-42) batting average with runners in scoring position...Hit safely in 18 of 20 games from April 22-May 12 (.318, 27-85).
Started the season at Triple-A Rochester...hit safely in 16 consecutive games from April 16-May 5...first home run on May 17 at Durham...collected four three-hit games in a span of 12 games from May 30-June 11...recalled by Minnesota on June 16 when Denard Span went on the 15-day disabled list...Pridie appeared in one game as a defensive replacement and was optioned back to Rochester on June 24...went 3-for-5 with a home run and three rbi on July 5 vs. Buffalo and again on July 6 vs. Buffalo and one more time July 8 at Syracuse...from July 5-11, in an eight game span, he batted .389 (14-for-36) with three runs scored, four doubles, 10 rbi and nine runs scored...four-hit game, July 20 vs. Pawtucket...four-hit game, July 26 at Charlotte...14-game hit-streak from August 25-September 6.
Began season at Triple-A Rochester...first home run of the season, April 20 at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre...hit safely in 18 of 19 games, April 13-May 1, including a 14-game hit-streak to start that stretch...hit .389 (14-for-36) from April 24-May 1...homered in three consecutive games, June 2-4...went 4-for-4 on June 26 at Louisville with a triple...second four-hit game on July 12 at Durham, including two home runs, five rbi and three runs scored...had second multi-homer game, July 23 vs. Toledo...hit .421 (48-for-114 ) in 27 games (18 multi-hit games), with 21 rbi and 23 runs scored, July 19-August 14...named International League Batter of the Week July 21-27...had 21-game hit-streak, July 25-August 15...hit .326 after the All-Star break...became first Red Wing with more than 15 triples in a season since Ray Pepper in 1931...contract selected by Minnesota on September 2 and made his Major League debut, September 3 at Toronto as a pinch-runner, while walking in first career at-bat...appeared in 10 games for the Twins, including three pinch-hit appearances...was the Twins minor league full season leader in several categories, including games (138), at-bats (559), runs (84), hits (151) and triples (16)...rated top defensive outfielder in International League by Baseball America.
Began the season at Montgomery (AA) of the Southern League...Selected to the Southern League All-Star team...Promoted to Durham (AAA) of the International League on June 22.
Spent the entire season at Montgomery (AA) of the Southern League...Finished fifth in the league in games.
Began season at Visalia . . . disabled with right knee sprain, April 9-July 26 . . . promoted to Montgomery, July
26 . . . season-high 4-game hit-streak, going 5-16 (.313), August 4-8 . . . hit safely in 3 of 4 games, going 5-15 (.333),
August 12-17 . . . was 9-33 (.273) in 9 games, August 22-September 4.
Hit safely in 7 of 8 games, April 11-20 . . . had 7-game hit-streak, going 11-27 (.407), April 29-May 5 . . . season-
high 4 hits, May 16 at Lakewood . . . had 7-game hit-streak, going 10-32 (.313), May 26-June 2 . . . homered in
three consecutive games, May 27-29 . . . tied season-high 7-game hit-streak, going 12-26 (.462), June 13-19 . . . hit
grand slam and season-high 5 rbi, June 24 at Columbus . . . was 9-21 (.429) in 5 games, June 27-July 4 . . . homered
in consecutive games, July 16-19 and July 20-21 . . . hit safely in 8 of 9 games, July 27-August 4 . . . hit safely in 10 of
11 games, going 25-50 (.500), August 15-27 . . . led league in runs, was second in at-bats, tied for third in triples and
eighth in hits . . . rated Best Defensive Outfielder in Devil Rays' organization by Baseball America.
Hit safely in 7 of 8 games, April 3-12 . . . season-high 11-game hit-streak, going 17-53 (.321), May 3-16 . . . had
8-game hit-streak, going 15-32 (.469), June 21-July 2 . . . season-high 4 hits, June 22 at Augusta . . . hit safely in 10 of
11 games, going 15-48 (.313), July 4-16 . . . hit safely in 10 consecutive games, going 15-41 (.366), July 25-August 4 .
. . had 8-game hit-streak, going 13-31 (.419), August 20-27 . . . led club in doubles and triples . . . led league in at-bats
and triples and was fifth in doubles.
Began season at Princeton . . . was 9-21 (.391) in 5 games, June 19-23 . . . season-high 20-game hit-streak, going
39-98 (.398), July 3-24 . . . tied season-high 4 hits, July 21 at Pulaski . . . hit safely in 7 consecutive games, going 11-32
(.344), July 28-August 3 . . . had 11-game hit-streak, going 19-42 (.452), August 5-16 . . . season-high 4 rbi, August 6
at Pulaski . . . had 9-game hit-streak, going 16-34 (.471), August 18-27 . . . promoted to Hudson Valley, August 28 . . .
named Co-Rays Player of the Month for August . . . hit safely in 5 of 6 games, going 10-28 (.357), August 30-September
4 . . . led Appalachian League in at bats, hits (second all-time in league history, tied with Kirby Puckett), triples and total
bases (156), was second in games and runs, third in batting, fourth in extra-base hits (28) and fifth in slugging percentage
(.547) . . . led Appalachian League outfielders in putouts (172) and assists (11) . . . selected to Appalachian League
Post-Season All-Star team . . . named to Rookie League All-Star team by Baseball America . . . rated Best Hitter and Best
Tools in Devil Rays' organization by Baseball America.