23-Year-Old First Baseman – Seattle Mariners
2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
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...
D.J. Peterson Contract Information:
Signed with the Mariners for $2.7591 million in June 2013.
Peterson will continue to play third base in 2015 but will also play more at first base, the Tacoma New Tribune reports.
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Seattle Mariners Roster
MajorsAckley, Dustin (OF)
AAAArias, Jonathan (P)
AABaron, Steve (C)
A+Morla, Ramon (3B)
AAustin, Jamal (OF)
RookieBurgess, Jarrett (OF)
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
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.