A pitcher with the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball, Christopher Joseph Paddack is an American professional baseball player. With the San Diego Padres in 2019, he made his major league debut
“Paddack Attack” was his moniker during the 2019 season because of the unrelenting assault he made on opposing hitters with his fastball and changeup combo on the opening delivery. “Sheriff” is one of Paddack’s many nicknames.
For his secondary education, Paddack opted for Cedar Park High School in his hometown of Cedar Park, Texas.
He has agreed to play baseball for the Texas A&M Aggies in the college ranks.
The Miami Marlins selected him in the 8th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball draft and signed him to a professional baseball contract.
He made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Marlins that year, going 4–3 with a 2.18 ERA in 11 games for the minor league team (seven starts). The Greensboro Grasshoppers signed him to a contract to begin the 2016 season.
Fernando Rodney was acquired by the Marlins from the San Diego Padres in exchange for Paddack on June 30th, 2016. Before long he found himself in Fort Wayne, Indiana with the TinCaps.
Paddack was diagnosed with a ruptured UCL on July 30, 2016. On August 15, 2016, he underwent Tommy John surgery and was out for the rest of the season.
He went 2–0 with a 0.85 ERA and 71 strikeouts in nine starts between Greensboro and Fort Wayne. As a result of Paddack’s operation, he was forced to miss all of 2017.
What Team Is Chris Paddack On?
Chris Paddack is on with the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball.