Patrick Alan Mazeika is a Major League Baseball catcher for the New York Mets in the United States (MLB).
Mazeika was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, and attended Stetson University for college baseball. He played collegiate summer baseball for the Cotuit Kettleers of the Cape Cod Baseball League (CCBL) in 2013, then the Chatham Anglers of the CCBL in 2014.
Mazeika was selected by the New York Mets in the eighth round of the 2015 MLB draft. In 2015, he joined the Kingsport Mets and was promoted to the Columbia Fireflies in 2016.
Mazeika divided the 2017 season between the St. Lucie Mets and the Binghamton Rumble Ponies. After two seasons at Binghamton, he spent 2019 with the Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League.
Mazeika made his MLB debut on August 25, 2020. That day, he pinched and batted for Miguel Castro against the Cardinals.
On May 7, 2021, he saved a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on only his second at-bat. He had two walk-off RBIs in his fourth plate appearance, one in each of the 10th and 9th innings.
Mazeika is the first player since 1920 to have both happen in his first four games.
How Much Does Patrick Mazeika Make?
As a result, Patrick Mazeika was paid $463,117, or about $500,000. Because of minor revisions, Patrick’s payout salary was $570,500, but he collected $463,117.