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D.J. Peterson

24-Year-Old First Baseman – Seattle Mariners

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Few prospects have seen their stock crater like Peterson the last calendar year. Entering 2015 the case could have been made that he was one of the top corner infield prospects in baseball. After all,...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 210   DOB: 12/31/1991   BORN: Chandler, AZ   COLLEGE: New Mexico   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Mariners for $2.7591 million in June 2013.

July 23, 2016  –  D.J. Peterson News

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Peterson, 24, is slashing .305/.352/.549 with five homers and a 24:5 K:BB in 82 at-bats since being promoted to Triple-A Tacoma.

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D.J. Peterson Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2013 21 A EVE 29 123 109 20 34 12 6 0 6 27 0 1 13 18 0 1 0 .312 .382 .532 .914
2013 21 A CLI 26 107 99 16 29 13 5 1 7 20 1 0 7 24 0 0 1 .293 .346 .576 .922
2014 22 A+ HIG 65 299 273 51 89 42 23 1 18 73 6 0 23 65 0 1 2 .326 .381 .615 .996
2014 22 AA JAC 58 248 222 32 58 21 8 0 13 38 1 1 22 51 0 1 3 .261 .335 .473 .808
2015 23 AA JAC 93 393 358 39 80 28 19 2 7 44 5 0 31 90 0 1 3 .223 .290 .346 .636
2015 23 AAA TAC 4 14 14 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 .214 .214 .286 .500
2016 24 AA JAC 73 312 277 31 75 32 21 0 11 43 1 1 27 68 0 4 4 .271 .340 .466 .806
2016 24 AA MON 1 4 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 1.333 1.833
2016 24 AAA TAC 46 192 178 26 45 16 7 1 8 35 0 1 11 51 0 0 3 .253 .307 .438 .745

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D.J. Peterson: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 9 45
2015 59 30

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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2013 21 A EVE 123 109 10.6% 14.6% 0.72 83% .329 .220
2013 21 A CLI 107 99 6.5% 22.4% 0.29 76% .324 .283
2014 22 A+ HIG 299 273 7.7% 21.7% 0.35 76% .374 .289
2014 22 AA JAC 248 222 8.9% 20.6% 0.43 77% .285 .212
2015 23 AA JAC 393 358 7.9% 22.9% 0.34 75% .280 .123
2015 23 AAA TAC 14 14 0% 21.4% 0.00 79% .273 .072
2016 24 AA JAC 312 277 8.7% 21.8% 0.40 75% .323 .195
2016 24 AA MON 4 3 25% 25% 1.00 67% .000 1.000
2016 24 AAA TAC 192 178 5.7% 26.6% 0.22 71% .311 .185

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D.J. Peterson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Peterson has been promoted to Triple-A Tacoma, seattlepi.com reports.

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Peterson went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI in Double-A Jackson's 7-0 victory over Chattanooga on Monday.

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Peterson will head back to Double-A to start the 2016 season, Baseball America's J.J. Cooper reports.

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Peterson will miss the rest of the season with a strained Achilles, ProspectInsider.com's Jason Churchill reports.

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Peterson was promoted to Triple-A Tacoma on July 29 but was then placed on the disabled list with an undisclosed injury on Aug. 4.

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Peterson, 23, is batting .219/.288/.342 with six home runs, 40 RBI and five steals through 83 games for Double-A Jackson.

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Peterson is slashing .211/.284/.298 with just two home runs in 190 plate appearances with Double-A Jackson.

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Peterson, as expected, was reassigned to minor league camp Friday, the Seattle Times reports.

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Peterson homered in his first at-bat Wednesday in the Mariners' spring training opener.

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Peterson will see time at both corner infield spots during spring training, the Mariners' official site reports.

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2016

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2015

The top position prospect in the organization, Peterson could see Seattle this season. The Mariners desperately need right-handed power and first base is open for Peterson. Unless he forces the team's hand, he won't make the roster out of spring training, but a callup at some point is expected. Peterson was one of six minor league players to finish with at least 30 homers and 100 RBI last season, batting .297 with 31 homers and 111 RBI in 123 games between Double-A Jackson and High-A High Desert. The Mariners likely will want to get him some seasoning at Triple-A Tacoma before a promotion, which also will allow them to delay his arbitration clock. Peterson might need more time, too, after slumping in the Arizona Fall League. In any event, the 12th overall pick in the 2013 draft is close to seeing the big leagues.

2014

The 12th overall pick in the 2013 draft, Peterson crushed Single-A pitching at two stops before a fastball to the chops ended his season in August. He underwent surgery and had his jaw wired shut, preventing him from playing in the Arizona Fall League. Peterson has a simple, compact, effective swing with power and an advanced approach at the dish. His glove is questionable at third base, and he likely will move across the diamond to first or to the outfield where his strong arm would play well. A top college player at New Mexico, he is expected to advance quickly through the system thanks to his power bat, and a September callup in 2014 is not out of the question.