Patrick Michael Dean
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 2", Weight 180 lb.
- School Boston College
- High School Naugatuck High School
- Debut May 11, 2016
- Final Game September 30, 2016
- Born May 25, 1989 in Waterbury, CT USA
Starting pitcher Pat Dean began playing in the Minnesota Twins system in 2010. He was drafted by the club in the 3rd round (102nd overall) of the 2010 amateur draft, a couple of slots after Rob Brantly.
He pitched for the Elizabethton Twins and GCL Twins in 2010, going 2-2 with a 2.15 ERA in 9 games (5 starts). In 29 1/3 innings, he had 37 strikeouts. In 2011, Dean was 5-7 with a 5.00 ERA in 20 starts split between the Beloit Snappers, Fort Myers Miracle and New Britain Rock Cats and in 2012, he was 10-8 with a 3.99 ERA in 28 starts for the Miracle. He was a Florida State League Mid-Season All-Star that year. He split 2013 between the Rock Cats and Triple-A Rochester Red Wings and went 9-13 with a 4.04 ERA in 28 starts. In his first taste of Triple-A action, he was 3-2 with a 2.02 ERA in 6 starts.