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Dean adjusting to life, baseball in South Korea

Naugatuck native and professional baseball pitcher Pat Dean is settling into his new summer home in Gwangju, South Korea. The former third-round draft choice of the Minnesota Twins signed a…

Dean signs with Kia Tigers

Pat Dean, a Naugatuck native, has signed a free agent contract with the Kia Tigers of the Korean Baseball Organization in South Korea. The signing was announced on Sunday. “Looking…

New pitch offers a new outlook

The first time Minnesota called up Pat Dean to the Major Leagues this season, the Naugatuck native put up some impressive numbers against Toronto, Seattle and the Red Sox. Then…

Twins call Dean back up

After placing three pitchers on the disabled list over the first two weeks of August, the Minnesota Twins called up Naugatuck native Pat Dean to fill one of those roles….

Dean sent down, but not out

The first taste of the Major Leagues for Naugatuck native Pat Dean lasted 41 days. The Minnesota Twins sent the lefty back to Triple-A Rochester June 17 following a tough…

Dean showing he belongs

There is one certainty in the wild world of sports: You win some, you lose some. Naugatuck native Pat Dean has been on both sides in his first month in…

Dean makes Major League debut

Forget about visions of sugar plums, any child who has ever laced up the spikes and ran across a baseball diamond had dreams of one day playing baseball in the…

Dean gets called up to Majors

In his seventh year in professional baseball, Pat Dean finally realized his dream of a trip to the major leagues. The Minnesota Twins called the Naugatuck native up to their…

New season starts for Dean

Pat Dean is entering his seventh season as a professional baseball player for the Minnesota Twins organization. For the former Naugatuck Greyhound, standing on the pitcher’s mound is just another…

Dean earns roster spot

Naugatuck native Pat Dean got an early Christmas present when the Minnesota Twins added the left-hander to their 40 man roster. Dean, a 2010 third-round draft choice of the Twins…