DUSTIN PETERSON

DUSTIN PETERSON

HOMETOWN: Gilbert, AZ

DATE OF BIRTH: September 10, 1994

POSITION: Outfielder

TEAM: Atlanta Braves Minor League System

 

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In his 2017 season with the AAA Gwinnett Braves, Peterson managed 78 hits and produced 35 runs with 30 RBIs, despite missing two months at the start of the season due to a broken bone in his left hand
  • 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
  • Peterson was selected 50th overall in the second round of the 2013 MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres and was later acquired via trade by the Braves following the 2014 season
  • Peterson attended Gilbert High School in Arizona where he had a .540 batting average and hit 10 home runs with 39 RBIs

AWARDS:

  • Atlanta Braves Minor League Player of the Year (2016)
  • Southern League All-Star Game Selection (2016)
  • Carolina League All-Star (2015)

OFF THE FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Dustin is the younger brother of Cincinnati Reds prospect D.J. Peterson
  • In December 2017, the Peterson Brothers hosted a holiday party featuring pizza, a dessert bar, music and gift bags for 50 boys from the Brothers & Keepers group home

MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 7/13
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .545 (6-for-11) over the last 5 games
Jason Martin (AAA-Indianapolis) is batting .282 with 4 extra base hits in 10 games since being promoted to AAA
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats with 9 home runs and 18 doubles, and ranks second with 30 RBI
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is 7-for-17 (.412) over his last 5 games
Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) has hit safely in 16 of the last 17 games, batting .333 with 14 RBI in that stretch
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .325 in his last 12 games
Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has a current 9-game hitting streak, batting .314 with an .829 OPS in that span
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 6/29
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket), who was named to the AAA All Star Game on July 11, leads the International League with 93 hits
Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) has hit safely in 9 of the last 11 games, batting .311 with 11 RBI
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) is batting .321 with 4 HR and 12 RBI in his last 13 games
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) has reached base safely in 12 straight games, batting .326 with a .408 OBP
Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) is batting .345 during his current 7-game hit streak
Jason Martin was promoted to AAA Indianapolis after batting .325 with a .913 OPS at AA Altoona
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/4 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has reached base safely in 15 straight games, batting .359 in that stretch Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) is batting .419 with 7 extra base hits in 8 games since returning to AAA on Apr. 26 DJ Peterson (AAA-Louisville) is on a current 8-game hitting streak in which he is batting .389 Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .400 with 3 home runs and 5 doubles in his last 8 games Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) has 10 hits in his last 29 at bats (.345) over the last 7 games Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) leads his team in batting, slugging, OPS, doubles and extra base hits (among qualified hitters) Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .392 with 10 runs and 9 RBI over his last 13 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 4/27 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has hit safely in 7 of the last 8 games, batting .364 in that stretch DJ Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has four hits, including two doubles, in his last nine at bats In his last two games, Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is 6-for-10 with 2 home runs, 2 doubles, and 6 RBI Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is on a current 8-game hitting streak, and has reached base safely in 15 of 16 games this season Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .417 with 6 extra-base hits in his last 7 games Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) leads the Sea Dogs in ERA (2.91), strikeouts (18) and innings pitched (21.2) Marcus Wilson (A+-Visalia) has a current 7-game hitting streak where he is batting .483 (14-for-29)
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 4/20 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) leads Paw Sox with 14 hits and 7 RBI through the first 11 games of the season Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .360 (9-for-25) in his current 6 game hitting streak Braden Shipley (AAA-Reno) leads the Aces in ERA (1.56), innings (17.1), strikeouts (14) and wins (2) Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .346 with three doubles and a home run over his last eight games Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) ranks second on his team in hits (12) and batting (.293) Marcus Wilson (A+-Visalia) has 5 hits in his last 10 at bats
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• Rusney Castillo led the Pawtucket Red Sox in batting (.314), doubles (22) and stolen bases (14).

• Mike Shawaryn finished 9th among all players in minor league baseball with 169 strikeouts. He went 8-7 with a 3.81 ERA in 134 innings at Greenville (A) and Salem (High-A).

• Jason Martin hit .278 with 18 home runs and 35 doubles in 125 games between Class A and AA.

• Marcus Wilson batted .295 with 21 doubles, 9 homers and 54 RBI with Class A Kane County, ranking in the top three on the team in each of those catecories.

• Catcher Jacob Nottingham had 21 doubles and 9 home runs for Class AA Biloxi, and was promoted to Class AAA Colorado Springs for the playoffs.

• Dustin Peterson hit 17 doubles and had 78 hits in 87 games with the AAA Gwinnett Braves.

• D.J. Peterson hit 16 home runs with 63 RBI playing with the AAA affiliates of the Seattle Mariners and Chicago White Sox.

• After being promoted to High-A Bradenton in July Stephen Alemais batted .317 with 32 hits and 20 RBI in 30 games.

• Josh Morgan hit .270 with 30 extra base hits for High-A Down East, finishing strong by batting .375 over the final 14 games of the season.

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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/4 Dustin Peterson hit .353 for the Gwinnett Braves in July, the third highest batting average in the International League Rusney Castillo leads the PawSox in batting (.313), hits (95), doubles (19), and stolen bases (14) Dominic Smith is batting .369 and has hit safely in 47 of 52 games for AAA Las Vegas since June 4 Jason Martin leads AA Corpus Christi in slugging (.519) with 29 extra base hits in just 54 games Stephen Alemais is batting .483 (14-for-29) with 4 multi-hit games in 9 games with High-A Bradenton
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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)

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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

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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

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