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Dean learning on the job

NEW BRITAIN — In the midst of stadium negotiations in Hartford that propose a new 9,000-seat, $60 million home for the New Britain Rock Cats, the team continues to play…


Ace on the mound

Dean starts season at top of Rock Cats’ rotation NEW BRITAIN — If Pat Dean couldn’t start this baseball season in Triple-A, he certainly started it off in the next…


Dean impresses with Triple-A Red Wings

DURHAM, N.C. — Never underestimate the power of first impressions. Minnesota Twins prospect Pat Dean certainly made his first impression count after getting called up to Triple-A Rochester Aug. 5….


Dean shines in Triple-A debut

Naugatuck’s Pat Dean made his Triple-A debut a spectacular on Monday night in Durham, N.C., one day after being promoted from the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats to the Rochester…

Dean throws first shutout

NEW BRITAIN — Pat Dean, a Naugatuck native and starting pitcher for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats, hurled his first professional shutout last Saturday in a 5-0 victory against…


Dean returns to the mound for Rock Cats

NEW BRITAIN — When Naugatuck native Pat Dean pitched a September game with the New Britain Rock Cats two seasons ago, he had hoped it wouldn’t be the last time…

Naugatuck native Pat Dean played last season for the Single-A Fort Myers Miracle in Florida. He opened this season with the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats and was recently called up to pitch for the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings. Dean is 1-0 with 10 strikeouts, three walks and a 1.26 ERA in his first two starts for the Red Wings. -FORT MYERS MIRACLE

Dean continues chasing big league dreams

In his third professional season, Naugatuck native Pat Dean continues to progress — physically and mentally. This year, the 23-year-old lefty earned an all-star selection for the Fort Myers (Fla.)…

Naugatuck native Pat Dean pitched one game for the New Britain Rock Cats in 2011. The lefty is back in the rotation for the Minnesota Twins’ Double-A affiliate this season. –RA ARCHIVE

Dean debuts for Rock Cats in front of hometown crowd

NEW BRITAIN — Everywhere you turned last Friday at Beehive Stadium in New Britain it seemed like you ran into someone from Naugatuck. That was because Pat Dean made his…


Naugy’s Dean continues climb to Majors

NEW BRITAIN — Given the uncertainty with which Naugatuck’s Pat Dean began his second professional baseball season, he’s poised for a spectacular finish this summer. “Absolutely,” Dean said. “My arm…

Former Greyhound Pat Dean, seen here pitching in 2007 for Naugy, was promoted for the second time this season within the Minnesota Twins’ minor league system. He will pitch with the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats. RA ARCHIVE

Dean navigates ups and downs of being a pro

Pat Dean started his first full season in pro ball on a positive note. Now he wants to end it that way. Dean plans to make three or four more…