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67 Patrick Leonard 1B

Tampa Bay Rays

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Rays' Patrick Leonard: Enjoys decorated April at Triple-A Durham
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Leonard scored both the International League's and Rays' Player of the Month honors for April, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Leonard enjoyed a spectacular opening month of the season, slashing .412/.474/.553 with six doubles, two homers, 17 RBI and 17 runs with the Bulls. The 24-year-old's progress thus far at the plate has been eye-opening, considering he generated a .198/.276/.252 line over 42 games with Durham in 2016. While the hot corner remains firmly in Evan Longoria's possession at the big-league level for the time being, sustained improvement from Leonard would naturally be a highly encouraging development for the Rays. He's gotten May off on the right foot as well, already hitting .300 (6-for-20) over the first four games of the new month.

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Rays' Patrick Leonard: First homer of spring Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Leonard went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run in Thursday's 10-8 Grapefruit League loss to the Pirates.

Leonard has made reasonable progress through the Rays system over the past three seasons after arriving in a December 2013 trade with the Royals. He did encounter some rough sledding in his first brush with Triple-A pitching last season, slashing .198/.276/.252 at Durham over 145 plate appearances. The 24-year-old third baseman is slashing .235/.235/.588 with three doubles, Thursday's homer, three RBI and four runs overall in 17 at-bats, displaying some of the pop that's led to solid extra-base hit production at the minor league level. Leonard will kick off the 2017 campaign with a fresh start at Triple-A Durham and could be summoned back up at some point during the regular season as the Rays attempt to evaluate his viability as a possible successor to Evan Longoria at the hot corner.

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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/225
Birthdate:
10/20/1992
Age:
24
Hometown:
Jacksonville, FL
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Tampa Bay Rays
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MLB Experience:
0