D.J. PETERSON

D.J. PETERSON

HOMETOWN: Gilbert, AZ

DATE OF BIRTH: December 31, 1991

COLLEGE: University of New Mexico

POSITION: First Baseman / Third Baseman

TEAM: Cincinnati Reds Minor League System

 

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In his 2017 season with the AAA Tacoma Rainiers and the Charlotte Knights, D.J. hit 16 HR with 63 RBI and 56 runs scored in 128 total games
  • In the 2016 seasib, Peterson hit 19 home runs and had 78 RBI’s between AA and AAA
  • Peterson hit .297 with 31 home runs and 111 RBI between AA and High-A in 2014, and participated in the 2014 Futures Game
  • Peterson was drafted 12th overall by the Seattle Mariners in the first round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft
  • Peterson played collegiately at the University of New Mexico where he earned First-Team Louisville Slugger All-America honors. Peterson was the Mountain West Co-Player of the Year and a first team All-American in 2013 (for the second year in a row). He was the highest MLB Draft pick in the school’s history

AWARDS:

  • MILB Organization All Star (2013, 2014, 2016)
  • MLB Futures Game (2014)
  • Northwest League All Star (2013)

OFF THE FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Peterson is the older brother of Atlanta Braves prospect Dustin 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
  • In his free time, Peterson enjoys playing golf

MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/10 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .419 with a 1.004 OPS in his last 22 games D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats in home runs (14) and doubles (24), and ranks second in RBI (47) Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .409 in his current 5-game hitting streak
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) struck out 7 batters in 5 innings and earned his first win in AAA on Thursday
Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .364 with 2 HR and 2 doubles in his 5-game hitting streak
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) has reached base safely in 27 of the last 28 games
Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is on a 6-game hitting streak, batting .500 (10-for-20)
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/3 Mike Shawaryn was promoted to AAA Pawtucket by the Red Sox Justin Williams (AAA) was traded from the Rays to the Cardinals Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has reached base safely in 17 straight games, batting .413 with a .472 OBP in that stretch
Jason Martin (AAA-Indianapolis) is batting .310 with 37 extra base hits in 98 games between AAA and AA this season
DJ Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has reached base safely in 25 of the last 29 games, batting .303 with an .888 OPS
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .349 with an .835 OPS over the last 14 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 7/27 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .459 with 4 doubles in his current 10-game hitting streak Jason Martin (AAA-Indianapolis) is batting .300 with 7 extra base hits in 22 games since being promoted to AAA D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has reached base safely in 22 straight games, batting .346 with a .991 OPS in that stretch Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) has reached base safely in 18 straight games, posting a .342 average and 12 RBI Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .382 with 10 runs scored in his last 17 games Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) is 3-1 with a 2.16 ERA in his last 4 starts
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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: 7/6 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) leads the International League in hits, and ranks in the top 15 in doubles, RBI and batting average Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) has reached base safely in 10 straight games with 4 HR and 15 RBI in that stretch D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) is batting .379 in his current 7-game hit streak, and ranks 9th in the International League in home runs Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) is batting .333 over his last 13 games, and has reached base safely in 16 straight games Jason Martin (AAA-Indianapolis) is batting .333 in 6 games since being promoted to AAA Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is on a 9-game hitting streak, batting .333 with 7 RBI in that stretch Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) leads the Sea Dogs in ERA, WHIP, innings pitched and strikeouts
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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: 6/22
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .500 (9-for-18) over his last 5 games and leads the International League with 87 hits
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has reached base safely in 7 straight games, batting .357 with 7 RBI in that stretch
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) ranks among the Curve’s top 5 in runs, hits, doubles, triples, RBI and stolen bases
Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .347 (17-for-49) over his last 12 games, including 7 multi-hit games
Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) has a 2.72 ERA over his last 6 starts
Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has reached base safely in 10 straight games, with 4 doubles and 1 home run
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 6/8 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .545 (12-for-22) in his current 5-game hitting streak with 4 2B’s and 2 HR’s D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats in RBI (16) and doubles (13), and ranks second in HR (4) and hits (43) Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) leads the 51s in OBP (.350), hits (35) and doubles (15) Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) has reached base safely in 9 of the last 10 games, batting .294 in that stretch Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .400 (24-for-60) over the last 18 games with 7 extra base hits Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) has a current 5-game hitting streak and leads the Curve with a .321 average Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is batting .333 (12-for-36) over the last 9 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 6/1 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has reached base safely in 10 straight games and leads the PawSox with a .299 batting average D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) is batting .400 with 3 doubles and a home run in his current 6-game hitting streak Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) is batting .364 (8-for-22) over his last 7 games Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is on a current 7-game hitting streak, batting .480 (12-for-25) Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has 5 hits in his last 14 at bats (.357) Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) has a 2.65 ERA over his last 3 starts, and he leads the Sea Dogs in ERA, innings, and strikeouts Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .389 during a current 5-game hitting streak
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/11 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) leads the PawSox in hits, doubles, RBI, stolen bases and batting average Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) is batting .467 (7-for-15) in his current 4-game hitting streak D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has hit safely in 11 of the last 13 games, batting .333 with 2 home runs and 5 doubles in that stretch Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .414 with 4 extra base hits over his last 8 games Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) worked 7 shutout innings in a win over Hartford on Wednesday, and he leads the Sea Dogs in IP, ERA and K Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has reached base safely in 17 of the last 18 games, batting .338 with a .945 OPS over that stretch
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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: 4/13 Braden Shipley (AAA-Reno) is 2-0 with a 2.38 ERA in his first two starts of the year Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .462 (6-for-13) in the last three games Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) has hit safely in four of his first six games of the season D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has hit safely in four of five games to start the season Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) is batting .412 (7-for-17) with three doubles in the first five games of the season Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) ranks third in the Eastern League with a .450 batting average
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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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Josh Morgan is batting .370 during his current 7-game hitting streak

Over his last two starts, Mike Shawaryn has a 3.00 ERA while recording 13 strikeouts in 12 innings

 DJ Peterson has reached base safely in 12 of 15 games during the month of August

In his last 9 games, Stephen Alemais is batting .382 with 10 RBI

Marcus Wilson has reached base safely in 15 straight games, posting a .370 average and a .460 OBP in that stretch

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Jason Martin is 4-for-8 over the last two games with a home run and four RBI.  He’s batting .323 in August.

Dominic Smith makes his MLB debut tonight with the Mets in Philadelphia.  Prior to being called up, he was batting .330 with 16 HR and a PCL best 34 doubles in 114 games with AAA Las Vegas Rusney Castillo has hit safely in 16 of the last 18 games and is batting .333 since the All Star break Josh Morgan has 7 hits in his last 14 at bats and is batting .364 during the month of August D.J. Peterson has hit safely in each of his first three games since joining the White Sox’s AAA affiliate in Charlotte this week. Stephen Alemais is batting .340 with two doubles and 10 RBI in 14 games since joining 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: 7/14

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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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.

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Marcus Wilson leads the Kane County Cougars in HR (7), RBI (31) and runs (33) DJ Peterson is batting .484 with 3 HR and 7 RBI in his last 9 games Dominic Smith leads AAA Las Vegas 51's in doubles (17) and ranks 2nd in RBI (41), hits (86) and runs (37) Jason Martin has a .406 average with 3 doubles and 2 HR in his last 8 games Jacob Nottingham is batting .313 with 5 doubles in his last 9 games Mike Shawaryn has 89 strikeouts and ranks 6th in all of Minor League Baseball 
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Dustin Peterson has hit safely in last 10 games, batting .310 in that stretch Marcus Wilson leads the Kane County Cougars in HR (7), RBI (30) and OPS (.911) and was named to the Midwest League All-Star Game Mike Shawaryn has a 2.56 ERA in his last 10 starts and was recently promoted to Class A Salem Rusney Castillo is batting .389 during his current 5-game hitting streak and leads the @PawSox in runs (32), doubles (14) and steals (8) DJ Peterson is currently batting .326 with 9 RBI in his last 11 games Dominic Smith has 10 hits in his last 21 at-bats (.476) and is hitting .323 with 7 HR and 40 RBI on the season
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Mike Shawaryn has struck out 78 batters in just 53.1 innings to date this season Jason Martin was promoted to AA Corpus Christi after a strong start to the season Dominic Smith is batting .435 with 2 HR and 10 RBIs in his last 6 games Jacob Nottingham has reached base safely in 17 of his last 19 games Rusney Castillo leads the Paw Sox in stolen bases (7) and ranks second in HRs (7) DJ Peterson is batting .400 with 8 RBIs in his current 6-game hitting streak
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Kevin Durant had 33 points and 10 rebounds including a playoff quarter career-high 19 points in the 3rd quarter. Watch highlights from last night's game here. DJ Peterson smashed a 2-run home run last night, his 5th home run of the season. Rusney Castillo had a 2-run home run last night. Skylar Diggins-Smith had 22 points with 8 assists last night. Watch highlights here.
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