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Shane Peterson | Outfielder

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/11/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 210
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Long Beach State
Contract: view contract details

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Shane Robinson went 1-for-3 with an RBI double on Sunday, plating the Brewers lone run as they dropped their season finale to the Cubs.
His run-scoring double off Dan Haren plated Jean Segura, pulling the Brewers to within 3-1. That would be the extent of the scoring in the ballgame however. Peterson did a respectable job in a reserve role for the Brewers, slashing .259/.324/.353 with a pair of homers and 16 RBI in 226 plate appearances. Oct 4 - 6:19 PM

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Shane Peterson (knee) served as a defensive sub in the Brewers' win over the Reds on Sunday.

Peterson entered the game in left field after Khris Davis pinch-hit for starting pitcher Ariel Pena in the bottom of the fifth inning. Peterson suffered a bruised right knee Saturday in a collision with teammate Elian Herrera, but it clearly wasn't too serious.
Sep 21 - 8:53 AM

Shane Peterson left Saturday's game with a bruised right knee after colliding with teammate Elian Herrera in left field.

Peterson entered the game in place of Khris Davis, who rolled his ankle running the bases in the seventh inning. Herrera left the field on a stretcher while Peterson was able to walk off on his own power. Peterson's knee appeared to collide with Herrera's right leg. Jason Rogers replaced Peterson in left field.
Sep 19 - 10:44 PM

Shane Peterson went 3-for-4 in Friday's loss to the Cardinals.

Peterson's three hits represented half of the Brewer total. Over 112 at-bats, he's slashing .321/.387/.411 with no homers and eight RBI. The average is almost certainly an aberration, but owners in deep NL-only formats who are desperate for hits might at least consider giving him a look.
Aug 8 - 12:10 AM

Shane Peterson went 3-for-3 with a triple Wednesday against the Royals.

Peterson had been 6-for-30 since his callup on June 3. He's getting playing time in left field with Khris Davis out, but he still has minimal value in NL-only leagues.
Jun 17 - 11:33 PM

Brewers recalled 1B/OF Shane Peterson from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Peterson has hit .320/.387/.523 with seven homers and 27 RBI at hitter-friendly Colorado Springs this season. He'll give the club some outfield depth with Khris Davis (knee) out.
Jun 3 - 9:27 AM

Brewers optioned OF/1B Shane Peterson to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Peterson posted an impressive .308/.381/.460 batting line in 137 games last season for the A's Triple-A affiliate. The former second-round pick of the Cardinals is pretty well buried on the Brewers' depth chart, but he could get a look at some point if there are few injuries on the major league roster.
Mar 26 - 11:57 AM

Brewers claimed OF/1B Shane Peterson off waivers from the Cubs.

Peterson has been the proverbial hot potato over the last two weeks, as he's bounced from the Athletics to the Cubs and now to the Brewers. He's a second-round pick who has flashed a decent bat in the minors, hitting .308/.381/.460 in Triple-A in 2014. While he doesn't have much major league experience, he's still just 26 and his bat should eventually offer him chances at the next level.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 02:32:00 PM

Cubs claimed OF/1B Shane Peterson off waivers from the Athletics.

Peterson had been designated for assignment last week. The former second-round pick has limited experience in the majors but batted .308/.381/.460 this past season at Triple-A. He could be an option for the Cubs' bench.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 01:29:00 PM

Athletics designated 1B Shane Peterson for assignment.

Peterson was acquired from the Cardinals in 2009 as part of the Matt Holliday trade but only logged eight plate appearances for the A's. The 26-year-old did post a decent .308/.381/.460 batting line this past season at Triple-A, so he could draw interest on waivers.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 01:11:00 PM

Athletics optioned INF Shane Peterson to Triple-A Sacramento; reassignned LHP Andrew Werner, RHPs Jose Flores and Jeremy McBryde and C Bruce Maxwell to minor league camp.

No real surprises among the bunch here, as is typical with early spring roster cut-downs. The 26-year-old Peterson had a solid year at Triple-A Sacramento in 2013, slashing .251/.358/.387 with 12 homers, 79 RBI and 17 stolen bases. His versatility could lead to him getting a chance with the A's at some point during the 2014 season.
Sun, Mar 9, 2014 07:12:00 PM

Athletics optioned OF/1B Shane Peterson to Triple-A Sacramento.

Peterson was up for a couple days while Brandon Moss was on paternity leave, picking up a hit and an RBI in seven at-bats. He should get another chance this summer.
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 08:26:00 AM

Athletics recalled OF Shane Peterson from Triple-A Sacramento.

Peterson will provide some extra depth while Brandon Moss is the paternity leave list. He's unlikely to be fantasy relevant during his brief stay with the club.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 02:44:00 PM

Shane Peterson will be called up from Triple-A Sacramento if Brandon Moss is placed on the paternity leave list.

Moss' wife hasn't had the baby yet, so the Athletics haven't made a roster move. John Jaso, Josh Donaldson and Jed Lowrie will function as first base depth Friday if Moss is unavailable and Peterson isn't added to the roster.
Fri, Apr 5, 2013 06:28:00 PM

Athletics purchased the contract of OF Shane Peterson from Triple-A Sacramento.

He's now protected from the Rule 5 Draft. Peterson, 24, batted .326/.460/.510 with nine homers and 13 steals between Double-A and Triple-A in 2012. He's viewed as an extra outfielder but could make his debut sometime next season.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 06:11:00 PM

Depth Charts

C1Jonathan Lucroy
2Martin Maldonado
1B1Adam Lind
2Jason Rogers
2B1Scooter Gennett
SS1Jean Segura
2Yadiel Rivera
3Orlando Arcia
3B1Elian Herrera
2Jonathan Villar
LF1Khris Davis
2Shane Peterson
CF1Domingo Santana
RF1Ryan Braun
2Michael Reed
Starting Pitcher
S1Matt Garza
2Wily Peralta
3Jimmy Nelson
4Taylor Jungmann
5Zach Davies
6Ariel Pena
7Tyler Cravy
8Jorge Lopez
9Jacob Barnes
Relief Pitcher
R1Jeremy Jeffress
2Will Smith
3Michael Blazek
4Corey Knebel
5David Goforth
6Tyler Thornburg
7Tyler Wagner
8Adrian Houser
9Yonathan Barrios