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Rockies buy Dean’s contract

WALDORF, Md. — After a brief stint with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, Naugatuck native Pat Dean’s contract was purchased by the Colorado…

Naugatuck’s Dean chasing Major League dream again

After spending the last two seasons pitching in Korea with the Kia Tigers of the Korea Baseball Organization, Naugatuck native Pat Dean is back in the U.S. Dean, a left-handed…

Dean, Tigers looking for late-season surge

Winning comes with no guarantees in the game of baseball. Last season, halfway around the world in South Korea, the Doosan Bears were looking to win their third straight Korean…

Dean set for second season with Kia Tigers

With any new experience there are lessons to be learned and challenges to face. Naugatuck native Pat Dean is preparing for yet another new experience — trying to defend a…

Dean endears new fans in South Korea

Naugatuck native Pat Dean has quite a fan club some 8,600 miles from his hometown. Dean, the 28-year-old left-hander and a third round pick of the Minnesota Twins in 2010,…

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…