Cristian Rafael Pache (pronounced Potch-ay; born November 19, 1998) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder in the Atlanta Braves organization. Pache, the second of three children, was born in Santo Domingo Centro to a factory worker, and a homemaker. Pache signed with the Atlanta Braves in July 2015 for $1.4 million. At the time of his signing, Baseball America ranked Pache the 21st-best international free agent. MLB.com ranked him tenth. Pache was assigned to the Gulf Coast League Braves in June 2016, and after batting .283 with 11 RBIs in 27 games, was promoted to the Danville Braves, where he finished the season with a .333 batting average with ten RBIs and a .775 OPS in 30 games. Pache spent the 2017 season with the Rome Braves where he batted .281 with 42 RBIs and 32 stolen bases in 119 games. He was named a South Atlantic League All-Star at midseason. Pache was named to MLB Pipeline’s All-Defensive team for 2018, and was invited to spring training at the start of the 2018 season. He was subsequently assigned to the Florida Fire Frogs. In June, Pache received a Florida State League All-Star selection. At the A-Advanced level, Pache played in 93 games, driving in 40 runs, hitting eight home runs, and recording a .285 batting average. On August 1, Pache was promoted to the Mississippi Braves. In 29 games for Mississippi, he hit .260 with one home run and seven RBIs in 29 games. In August 2018, it was announced that Pache was placed on the preliminary Arizona Fall League roster. He hit .290/.318/.387 through 14 games, and was named to the AFL All-Star Game. As a prospect, Pache drew attention for his defensive skills. Throughout 2018, he began displaying an increased ability to hit for power. Pache was named to the 2019 MLB Pipeline’s All-Defensive team. He spent time in major league camp prior to the start of the 2019 season, and was subsequently reassigned to Mississippi. At midseason, Pache was named to the All-Star Futures Game. While playing in the Southern League, Pache hit for a .278 batting average, with 28 doubles, eight triples, 11 home runs, 50 runs, 53 runs batted in, and eight stolen bases. On August 6, 2019, Pache made his International League debut with the Gwinnett Stripers. Over 130 games between both clubs, Pache batted .277/.340/.462 with 12 home runs and 61 RBIs. Pache was added to the Braves 40–man roster following the 2019 season. Prior to the 2020 season, MLB.com ranked Pache the eleventh-best prospect in Minor League Baseball.