August 9, 1970 |
|April 12, 1992, for the Minnesota Twins|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 26, 2003, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Earned run average||5.47|
Patrick Lavon Mahomes (born August 9, 1970) is a former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball from 1992 to 2003 for the Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs, and Pittsburgh Pirates. He also pitched in two seasons in Nippon Professional Baseball, 1997 and 1998, for the Yokohama BayStars. He most recently played for the Grand Prairie AirHogs of the independent American Association in 2009.
- Amateur career 1
Professional career 2
- Early minor league career 2.1
Major league career 2.2
- Twins 2.2.1
- Mets 2.2.2
- Minor league journeyman 2.3
- Personal 3
- Notes 4
- External links 5
Mahomes attended Lindale High School in Lindale, Texas, where he played varsity baseball for the Lindale Eagles from 1984-88. He was drafted by the Twins in the 6th round of the 1988 Major League Baseball Draft.
Early minor league career
Mahomes began his professional career with the Elizabethton Twins in 1988 as a starting pitcher. Over the next few years, he worked his way up through the Twins farm system, reaching Triple-A in 1991 with the Portland Beavers.
Major league career
Mahomes made his major league debut with the Twins in 1992. He made the team out of spring training, and started the sixth game of the season on April 12 against the Texas Rangers, pitching six innings. He was not involved in the decision. He notched his first major league win in his next start on April 21 against the Seattle Mariners.
Mahomes is remembered for his dominance for the Mets at the end of the 1999 season, when he went 8-0 and helped the Mets reach the playoffs.
Minor league journeyman
Mahomes began the 2007 season with the Sioux Falls Canaries of the American Association. On August 24, the Toronto Blue Jays signed him, and he appeared in three games for the Syracuse Chiefs before becoming a free agent at the end of the season.
Mahomes signed with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs of the Atlantic League in 2008, but only appeared in two games for them before returning to Sioux Falls. He split the 2009 season between Sioux Falls and Grand Prairie.
- 1992 game log for Pat Mahomes
- College football over pro baseball?
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)