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D.J. Peterson

23-Year-Old First Baseman – Seattle Mariners

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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...

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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.

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

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

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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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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Peterson, 22, is batting .255/.342/.454 with seven home runs and 20 RBI in 38 games since being promoted to Double-A Jackson.

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Peterson is back in the lineup at Double-A Jackson after missing a few games with a bruised wrist, ESPN 710 AM in Seattle reports.

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Peterson, 22, is batting .286/.327/.449 with two home runs and six RBI through 12 games since being promoted to Double-A Jackson.

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Peterson was promoted to Double-A Jackson on Tuesday.

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Peterson is slashing .309/.360/.552 with 12 home runs and four steals in 53 games at High-A High Desert this season.

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Peterson (hamstring) returned to the lineup Tuesday for High-A High Desert for the first time since April 21, the Mariners' minor league Twitter feed reports.

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Peterson left Monday's game with a tight hamstring, the Tacoma News Tribune's Bob Dutton reports.

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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.