Patrick enjoyed a career year in 2021, hitting 28 home runs, surpassing Kris Bryant's franchise rookie home run record (26 in 2015)... Finished fourth in the 2021 N.L. Rookie of the Year voting behind Jonathan India, Trevor Rogers and Dylan Carlson... Has played in 149 career major league games over parts of four seasons with the Cubs (108 games), St. Louis (32 games) and Texas (nine games)... Owns a career .228 average (95-for-416) with 15 doubles, 32 home runs, 72 RBI and a .799 OPS... Owns a career .244 minor league average (753-for-3,087) over 866 games in nine seasons, with 164 doubles, 20 triples, 134 home runs, 487 RBI and a .759 OPS... Earned first major league promotion Aug. 11, 2018 after having his contract selected from Triple-A Memphis ... made his major league debut the next day at Kansas City, starting at first base and going 2-for-4 with two runs scored and one RBI... Collected first big league hit with an infield single of Jacob Junis in his first plate appearance, and followed later with a game-tying single in the seventh inning... His first career home run was as a pinch-hitter vs. Jeremy Jeffress and the Milwaukee Brewers on Aug. 19, 2018... Played three seasons at St. Mary’s (Calif.) College (2010-12)… was among the Gaels’ all-time leaders in home runs (29, 3rd), doubles (39, 6th) and RBI (109, 10th) at the end of his career... Was named first-team All-West Coast Conference at third base in 2011, hitting .351 with eight home runs and 46 RBI... Garnered All-West Coast Conference First Team honors in 2011 and All-WCC Freshman Team honors in 2010... Was teammates with Yankees pitcher Kyle Barraclough at St. Mary’s from 2010-12 ... met his wife, a two-time All-American high school lacrosse player, at St. Mary’s... Graduated from Murrieta Valley (Calif.) High School in 2009 … was a member of the Toyota Academic Team... Played in the Palomino Pony World Series in San Jose, Calif, finishing with the second-best batting average (.667).
In 2021, set a career mark with a Cubs' franchise rookie record 28 home runs, surpassing Kris Bryant's 26 homers in 2015... Finished fourth in N.L. Rookie of the Year voting behind Jonathan India, Trevor Rogers and Dylan Carlson... Had his contract purchased from Triple-A Iowa on May 25 and appeared in 106 games for the Cubs... His 28 home runs were tops among all N.L. rookies and third-most among MLB rookies, trailing Ryan Mountcastle (33) and Adolis Garcia (31)... Was named the N.L. Rookie of the Month for June (.950 OPS, 8 HR, 16 RBI) and the N.L. Player of the Week from May 31- June 6 (.435 AVG, 6 HR, 9 RBI)... Homered in eight of his first 10 starts, tying Cincinnati's Aristides Aquino in 2019 for the most homers in a player's first 10 starts with a team since 1900... Became the second Cub since at least 1901 to hit seven homers in his first 15 games with the club (Donnie Murphy, seven in 2013)... Became the eighth Cub since 1970 (last Kris Bryant in 2016) to post two separate eight-game stretches with six or more homers (May 30-June 6 and Aug. 20-28) in the same season... Homered seven times in nine games from May 31-June 8, becoming the first Cub to turn the trick since Kris Bryant, Aug. 18-27, 2016... Became the Cubs' first rookie to record consecutive multi-homer games, Aug. 27-28... On his 30th birthday, Aug. 27, became the first Cub with multiple homers on his birthday since Angel Pagan on July 2, 2006, vs. Chicago (A.L.).
Patrick began the season with Seattle after signing a major league contract on Nov. 27, 2019 … did not appear with the Mariners before being released on Aug. 14 … signed with Cubs as a minor league free agent on Aug. 23 and had contract selected on Sept. 25 … appeared in two games with Cubs, both as a pinch-hitter, going 0-for-2.
Hit .154 (4x26) with 1 run, 1 double, 1 RBI and 1 walk in 9 games with the Rangers...After beginning the season in Triple-A, earned the call-up to Texas on April 7…made his Rangers debut two nights later at Arizona, going 1-for-4 with a run scored...played in a total of 9 games with Texas before being optioned back to Nashville, where he spent the rest of the season...In 107 games with Triple-A Nashville, hit .240 (95x396) with 68 runs, 15 doubles, 31 home runs, 74 RBI, 53 walks and an .844 OPS (.332 OBP/.513 SLG)...Ranked T9th in the Pacific Coast League with 31 home runs...One of 8 players in the PCL to record 30+ home runs and 50+ walks.
Had his contract purchased by the Cardinals from Memphis (AAA) on 8/11…after 747 minor league games, made his Major League debut in start at 1B on 8/12 at KC…had an infield single off Jakob Junis in 1st plate appearance in the 3rd inning and added a gametying 1B in 7th inning…was 3-for-5 in 1st 2 games with STL and 1-for-7 in next 7 contests, the hit being a pinch homer off MIL's Jeremy Jeffress on 8/19, his 1st ML HR…was optioned to Memphis the following day but returned for the remainder of the season on 8/28…appeared in 32 games overall with 6 starts at 3B and 2 at 1B…was 5-for-15 as a pinch-hitter, tied with Yairo Muñoz for 2nd on the club in pinch hits among N.L. rookies with 50+ plate appearances, had the best ratio at 12.50 HR/AB (3 HR/50 AB)…hit a grand slam off LAD's Rich Hill on 9/15…had 2 hits in a game 3 times…committed 2 errors in 25 TC in 4 G at 1B and one error in 17 TC in 13 games at 3B. Was 2nd among Memphis batters in 2B (24), total bases (178), and walks (43), ranked 3rd in homers (15) and steals (11), and placed 4th in RBI (61)…started 87 games at 3B and 6 games at 1B for the Redbirds… was 0-for-2 in the Triple-A All-Star Game on 7/11 at Columbus…hit .352 with 4 HR and 18 RBI in 28 games in May, batting safely in the final 16 games of the month at .424 (25-59), tied for team's longest streak in 2018…also hit safely in his final 7 contests at Memphis (9-26)…had a pair of homers, 6/17 at El Paso…hit 100th career minor league HR, 8/23 at New Orleans…batted .321 (25-78) vs. LHP and .415 (17-41) in late and close situations.
Named a Pacific Coast League Post-Season All-Star at Third Base for Memphis (AAA)…was the first Redbird to earn All-PCL Team honors since Brock Peterson in 2013... Won the Pacific Coast League Championship, where he was named Championship Series Most Valuable Player... Was one of only four Redbirds to be active every game... Led the Cardinals organization in home runs (31) and RBI (89), finished 3rd in slugging (.507), T4th in doubles (25), and T7th in runs scored... Ranked 2nd in the PCL in strikeouts (149), 3rd in HR/AB (1/14.71) and T4th in home runs... His 31 home runs were T5th-most among all of Minor League Baseball (tied with Tyler O'Neill and three others), T4th in the PCL, and T5th in Redbirds single-season history... The Redbirds were 25-4 in games in which he homered... Appeared defensively in 113 games at third base and six at first base (five at DH). Led PCL third basemen in fielding percentage (.944), games, total chances (269), putouts (73), assists (181), errors (15), and double plays (26)... Crushed walk-off solo home run in the top of the 13th on Opening Night (4/6) at New Orleans... Joined Paul DeJong as the second of back-to-back blasts on 4/27 vs. Round Rock (off Allen Webster)... Recorded a pair of two-homer efforts: 5/8 at Iowa and 6/29 vs. Oklahoma City... Blasted game-winning grand slam in the 9th inning on 5/8 at Iowa as part of multi-home run day. Also recorded season-high 5 RBI... Hit the first of back-to-back-to-back HRs with Harrison Bader and Paul DeJong on 4/20 vs. Round Rock (off Tanner Scheppers)... Hit game-winning two-run homer in the 9th inning on 7/17 at Oklahoma City... Became the 7th Redbird to hit 30 home runs in a season (and 1st since Josh Phelps in 2008) with his 30th on 8/30 vs Iowa... Recorded team-high three doubles on 8/13 at Nashville... Hit .368 (7-19) in the PCL semifinals with five runs, one double, one home run, and five RBI... Named Most Valuable Player of the Championship Series after hitting the decisive home run in the fifth inning, a two-run shot that gave the Redbirds a 2-0 lead…also had a diving catch at first base in the eighth inning to end the frame with two runners on to preserve a 3-1 Memphis lead..
Began the season with Peoria (A) and split his time between first and third base...Hit two homers on 4/7 vs. Wisconsin. Blasted two grand slams with Peoria: 4/21 at Kane County & 5/20 vs. Clinton...Transferred to Palm Beach on 8/8 where he finished out the season playing third base in 24 games (DH - 1 game)...Hit in nine-straight, 8/21-29 (13-34, .382) that included four multi-hit games.
Posted a 14-game hit streak 7/19-8/2 at Batavia (A), hitting .385 (20-52)...rated as the Best Infield Arm in the Cardinals organization by Baseball America.