Team: Gwinnett Braves
Height/Weight: 6’2”, 210 lbs.
Date of Birth: Sept. 10, 1994
Hometown: Gilbert, AZ
Drafted: 2013- 2nd Round by the Atlanta Braves
Dustin Peterson is a top minor league prospect in the Atlanta Braves organization and was named the Braves’ Minor League Player of the Year in 2016.
Peterson hit .282 with 52-extra base hits, including 12 home runs, in 2016 with AA Mississippi. The outfielder was named to the Southern League All-Star Game in 2016 and to the Carolina League All-Star Game in 2015.
Originally drafted by the San Diego Padres, Peterson was acquired via trade by the Braves following the 2014 season.
Peterson was selected 50th overall in the second round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft out of Gilbert High School in Arizona where he had a .540 batting average and hit 10 home runs with 39 RBIs.
Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 7/28
Dominic Smith ranks 1st among all Mets’ minor league players in batting average (.337), hits (139), doubles (30), RBI (68) and runs (72)
Stephen Alemais is batting .556 (10-for-18) in 6 games with High-A Bradenton
Jason Martin has 11 extra base hits in the last 13 games, posting a 1.131 OPS in that stretch
DJ Peterson has reached base safely in 8 of the last 9 games, batting .333 with 3 doubles and a home run
Dustin Peterson is batting.319 during the month of July
Marcus Wilson leads Class-A Kane County in home runs (9) and OPS (.869), and ranks second in RBI (42)
Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 7/21
Dominic Smith leads all players in minor league baseball with 129 hits. He’s batting .334 with 13 HR and 64 RBI on the season.
Rusney Castillo is on a current 5-game hitting streak, and he has hit safely in 24 of the last 27 games.
Dustin Peterson is batting .357 in the month of July.
Josh Morgan has 8 hits in his last 16 at bats and is batting .327 in July.
Jason Martin is 10-for-21 with 4 doubles and 4 homers in his last 6 games.
Mike Shawaryn has a 1.26 ERA and 35 strikeouts in 28.2 innings in his last 5 starts
Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 7/14
Rusney Castillo started in CF for the International League in the Triple-A All Star game and had two hits, a RBI and a stolen base
Dustin Peterson is batting .472 (17-for-36) in the month of July
DJ Peterson is hitting .364 with a homer and 3 doubles over his last nine games
Mike Shawaryn is 3-0 with a 0.76 ERA and has 26 strikeouts in 23.2 innings in his last four starts,
Dominic Smith has hit safely in 25 of the last 26 games, batting .373 with 5 HR and 8 doubles in that stretch
Josh Morgan is batting .333 in his last 10 games, with four multi-hit games in that span
Marcus Wilson has a current 5-game hitting streak
Jacob Nottingham was named the Brewers’ minor league Player of the Month in June after batting .317 with a .391 OBP and a .533 SLG in 18 games.
Mike Shawaryn is 3-0 with a 0.53 ERA in his last three starts with the Salem Red Sox. His 109 strikeouts in 2017 rank 6th among all players in minor league baseball.
Rusney Castillo was named to the AAA All Star Game. He’s hitting .305 with 9 HR, 17 2B, 28 RBI and 13 SB in 2017.
Dustin Peterson is on a current 5-game hitting streak, batting .400 in that stretch.[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://rocnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Dustin-Peterson.mp4"][/video] DJ Peterson has 10 hits in his last 21 at bats (.476), including 2 doubles, 1 triple and 1 home run.
Dominic Smith has hit safely in 21 of the last 22 games, posting a .365 average with 4 HR and 17 RBI.
Marcus Wilson leads class A Kane County in home runs (8), slugging (.485) and OPS (.879).
Josh Morgan is 4-for-10 with two doubles and a home run since coming off the disabled list on July 3rd.