Patterson was traded from the Reds to the Blue Jays on Wednesday, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports. Patterson will report to Triple-A Buffalo to begin the season. The 27-year-old outfielder hit .271/.367/.525 with 26 homers in 118 games for Triple-A Albuquerque in 2018.
Patterson inked a minor-league contract with the Reds on Monday, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports. Patterson spent the 2018 season at Triple-A, slashing .271/.367/.525 over 118 games. Although he was non-tendered by the Reds at the end of November, Cincinnati has elected to keep him within the organization. He'll start the 2019 campaign with the Bats.
Patterson was non-tendered by the Reds on Friday, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports. Patterson was claimed off waivers by Cincinnati on Thursday, but he's now free to sign elsewhere. His last big-league action dates back to the 2016 season with Colorado.
Patterson was claimed off waivers by the Reds on Thursday. Patterson will join his third team in less than two weeks after the Mets -- who claimed him off waivers from Colorado earlier in the week -- unsuccessfully tried to pass him through waivers. The 26-year-old spent the entire 2018 campaign with Triple-A Albuquerque, hitting .271/.367/.525 with 26 homers in 118 games.
Patterson was designated for assignment by the Rockies on Tuesday. Patterson was dropped from the team's 40-man roster in order to free up space for a more promising young player who needed to be protected from the Rule 5 draft. The 26-year-old spent all of the 2018 season with Triple-A Albuquerque -- his third season at the level -- hitting .271/.367/.525 with 26 homers in 118 games. He'll take a spin through waivers to determine where he lands next.