Who is Patrick Corbin?
Patrick Alan Corbin is a professional American baseball player. He is the pitcher for the team Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Previously, he played for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
|Celebrated Name||Patrick Corbin|
|Birth Date||19th of July, 1989|
|Birth Place||Clay, New York|
|Parents||Father: Dan Corbin Sr.
Mother: Patty Corbin
He was born on the 19th of July, 1989 in Clay, New York. Corbin is the son of Dan Corbin Sr. and Patty Corbin. His father worked as a driver for a sausage company whereas his mother is a nurse at a rehabilitation center for the elderly. Corbin identified basketball as his favorite sport during childhood. His father built a basketball court for his children. Furthermore, he played Pop Warner football, basketball in the Catholic Youth Organization, as well as Little League baseball. Corbin was a fan of the New York Yankees for baseball.
Corbin played college baseball at Mohawk Valley Community College and Chipola College.
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim drafted Corbin in the 2009 MLB draft in the second round. The Angels traded Corbin to the Diamondbacks in 2010 in exchange for Dan Haren. Corbin made his MLB debut in 2012 with the Diamondbacks. Furthermore, he was named an All-Star in 2013. Furthermore, Corbin missed the 2014 season due to an injury to the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow. He returned to the Diamondbacks in 2015.
However, he struggled and was removed from the starting rotation in 2016. After returning to the rotation in 2017, Corbin started for the Diamondbacks in 2018 on Opening Day. Furthermore, Corbin was named an All-Star for the second time in his career in 2018. He later joined the Washington Nationals for the 2019 season. The Washington Nationals announced a six-year deal with Corbin worth $140 million on the 7th of December, 2018.
Personal Life of Patrick Corbin
Corbin lived in his parents’ basement during the 2012–13 winter. Furthermore, he officiates youth basketball games during the offseason. He has three siblings where one of his sisters played for the basketball team at C-NS. Corbin met his girlfriend, Jen as classmates at C-NS. The couple has their engagement in May of 2017. They married in November of 2018.
Corbin was friends with Tyler Skaggs, his former teammate. Skaggs passed away on the 1st of July, 2019. They played rookie ball and Class AA together. They worked their way up together in the MLB. Furthermore, Skaggs was a groomsman in Corbin’s 2019 offseason wedding. Corbin honored Skaggs by wearing 45 for a game against the Miami Marlins on the 2nd of July, 2019.