Engaged to Dierdre … Instagram: @pat.leonard.20 ... Is a 2011 graduate of St. Thomas (Texas) High School … was coached by Houston Astros Hall-of-Fame second baseman Craig Biggio at St. Thomas … Committed to the University of Georgia before being selected and signing with Kansas City.
Spent the season with Class AAA Durham, where he recorded a career-high 70 RBI … was successful on 15-17 (88.2 percent) stolen base attempts ... Appeared in 84 games at third base, 34 in right field, six as the designated hitter, five at first, five in left and one at shortstop. l Hit .285/.328/.428 with 10 homers vs. right-handers, compared to .224/.325/.351 with two home runs vs. lefties ... Batted a season-high .412 (35-85) with two home runs and 17 RBI over 22 April games … went 4-5 with a home run and four RBI on 4/6 vs. Gwinnett ... His 27-game on-base streak from 4/15-5/18 was the sixthlongest in the International League … hit .358 (39-109) with a .421 on-base percentage during the streak ... Registered a 17-game hitting streak from 4/21-5/11, going 29-73 (.397) with seven doubles, three homers, 16 RBI and a .436 on-base percentage ... Recorded a five-hit effort with a homer and two RBI on 4/27 vs. Syracuse … hit three doubles on 5/14 vs. Toledo.
Hit .258 (105-407) with 29 doubles, nine home runs, 53 RBI and 33 walks between Durham and Class AA Montgomery ... Started 65 games at third base, 13 at first, 11 in left, nine in right and three in center ... Opened the season with Durham before being transferred to Montgomery on 5/30 for the remainder of the season ... Hit .309 (47-152) in his first 41 games with the Biscuits.
Played the entire season with Montgomery … appeared in 82 games at third base, 25 at first and five in right field ... Reached base safely in 29 straight games from 7/10-8/15, tied for the longest streak in the Southern League in 2015.
Appeared in 122 games with Class A Charlotte … led the club with 13 home runs and went 14-14 in stolen base attempts ... Ranked among the Florida State League leaders in slugging percentage (3rd, .448) and runs scored (4th, 79) ... Was named to the FSL midseason All-Star Team ... Made 102 starts at first base and six at third ... Played in 19 games for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League, going 12-66 (.182) with two home runs and five RBI.
Spent the entire season with Bowling Green … did not homer over his first 34 games of the season ... Batted .255 (70-274) from 6/11 through the end of the season after hitting .175 (29-166) through the end of May ... Played for the Brisbane Bandits of the Australian Baseball League following his season with Bowling Green.
Made his professional debut with Rookie Wilmington ... Tied for the Appalachian League lead in home runs (nine), ranked third in RBI (57) and eighth in walks (42) and slugging percentage (.345) ... Was named to the APPY All-Star Team. l Was traded to Tampa Bay from Kansas City as part of a seven-player deal on 12/9.