DUSTIN PETERSON

DUSTIN PETERSON

HOMETOWN: Gilbert, AZ

DATE OF BIRTH: September 10, 1994

POSITION: Outfielder

TEAM: Atlanta Braves Minor League System

 

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • On May 28, 2018, Peterson made his Major League debut for the Atlanta Braves
  • 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:

LATEST POSTS

Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/31
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) ranks in the Top 5 in the International League in doubles, hits and batting average
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) ranks 4th in the International League in HR (16) and 6th in doubles (28)
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) ranks 3rd on the Stripers in both hits (103) and doubles (21)
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) is 3-1 with a 3.65 ERA in his last 5 games
Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .412 during his current 4-game hitting streak
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .299 during the month of August
Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .289 with 3 HR in his last 10 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/24
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .462 in his current 7-game hitting streak
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has reached base safely in 6 straight games, posting a .920 OPS
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) has hit safely in 15 of 20 games during the month of August
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) has pitched 12.1 consecutive scoreless innings over his last 3 games
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .310 with an .803 OPS in August
Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has posted a .989 OPS over his last 10 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/17
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) was named the 2018 PawSox MVP, and is the top hitter in the International League (.325)
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats in doubles (24) and ranks second in homers (14) and RBI (48)
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .340 in the month of August
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) is 2-0 with a 2.95 ERA in three starts since being promoted to AAA
Braden Shipley (AAA-Reno) has a 2.25 ERA and his holding opponents to a .208 average in his last 4 appearances
Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) has five extra base hits and a .818 OPS in his last 11 games
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .333 with a .874 OPS in August
Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is batting .357 in his last 12 games
Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has 2 doubles, 2 homers and 9 RBI in his last 6 games
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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: 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: 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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