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Jace Peterson | Outfielder | #8

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (27) / 5/9/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 215
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: McNeese State
Drafted: 2011 / Supplemental (Rd. 1) / SD
Contract: view contract details

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Braves recalled INF/OF Jace Peterson from Triple-A Gwinnett.
The 27-year-old has struggled in his time with the Braves this season, slashing .187/.275/.268 with one homer and 10 RBI in 138 plate appearances. He'll function in a utility role in the absence of Sean Rodriguez. Aug 5 - 3:21 PM

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Braves optioned INF/OF Jace Peterson to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Peterson was redundant with Sean Rodriguez and Danny Santana coming back from the DL. He should be back down the stretch.
Jul 17 - 3:31 PM

Braves recalled INF/OF Jace Peterson from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Peterson has hit only .183/.274/.242 in 47 games with the Braves this season. He'll back up at several positions.
Jul 7 - 4:21 PM

Braves optioned INF/OF Jace Peterson to Triple-A Gwinnett.

He'll head back down to the minors with Freddie Freeman coming off the disabled list. Peterson is batting just .183/.274/.242 in 47 games with the Braves this season.
Jul 4 - 2:33 PM

Braves recalled INF/OF Jace Peterson from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Peterson is back after spending about three weeks in the minors. The light-hitting 27-year-old will fill a utility role for the Braves.
Jun 22 - 4:31 PM

Braves optioned INF/OF Jace Peterson to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Peterson has hit only .194/.293/.259 this season. He'll get another shot eventually.
Jun 2 - 2:49 PM

Jace Peterson was hitless in three at-bats with a strikeout on Tuesday at L.A. Angels.

Peterson is just 5-for-49 (.102) with one extra-base hit and three RBI over the past 18 outings to drop his average from .268 to .190. To make matters worse, he committed his fifth error on an erratic throw. Injuries have created a regular role for Peterson, but so far he has yet to answer the bell.
May 31 - 2:08 AM

Jace Peterson will see the majority of starts at third base while Adonis Garcia (Achilles) is on the disabled list.

The Braves placed Garcia on the 10-day disabled list on Monday, with the hope here being that he will only miss the minimum. Filling in will be Peterson. Johan Camargo was called up on Wednesday and could also see some work in Garcia's absence.
May 17 - 4:48 PM

Jace Peterson is starting in left field and batting eighth for the Braves in Sunday's game in Pittsburgh.

He's filling in for Matt Kemp (hamstring), who will be out until after Monday's off day. Peterson has a couple hits in six at-bats this season.
Apr 9 - 10:09 AM

Jace Peterson (ankle) went 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored Sunday versus the Nationals.

Peterson had missed a couple of games with a left ankle sprain. The 26-year-old second baseman is slashing .262/.359/.385 in 372 plate appearances this season for the Braves.
Mon, Sep 19, 2016 08:44:00 AM

Jace Peterson (ankle) was scratched from the Braves starting lineup on Friday.

Peterson is dealing with a left ankle sprain. Gordon Beckham will replace him and start at second base against Max Scherzer and the Nationals on Friday.
Fri, Sep 16, 2016 06:20:00 PM

Jace Peterson (neck, shoulder) was 1-for-2 with two walks and a run scored on Wednesday.

Peterson had been held out of the Braves' starting lineup for two games due to tightness in his neck and shoulder. The 26-year-old is batting .256/.354/.386 in 86 total games this season for last-place Atlanta.
Thu, Aug 25, 2016 08:49:00 AM

Jace Peterson (neck, shoulder) struck out as a pinch-hitter in Monday night's loss to the Diamondbacks.

He was originally in the starting lineup but was scratched prior to the game after feeling tightness in his neck and shoulder. Peterson hurt himself running into the center field wall in Sunday's series finale against Washington. He should be available off the bench Tuesday night but it's unclear if he's ready to return to the starting lineup.
Tue, Aug 23, 2016 12:57:00 PM

Jace Peterson was scratched from Monday's lineup against the Diamondbacks.

Peterson is dealing with some soreness after colliding with the wall during Sunday's game. He expects to be ready to play Tuesday. Chase d’Arnaud will start in his place at second base on Monday.
Mon, Aug 22, 2016 06:21:00 PM

Jace Peterson hit a solo walk-off home run to end Sunday's 7-6, 10-inning win over the Nationals.

Peterson also had an infield single in the sixth inning. He improved on that little hit -- and then some -- by clocking the game-winning home run off Shawn Kelley with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning. For the season, the 26-year-old second baseman has hit to a .255/.348/.389 triple-slash with seven homers and 22 RBI across 247 at-bats. Despite Sunday's heroics, Peterson holds no fantasy intrigue.
Sun, Aug 21, 2016 06:45:00 PM

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C1Tyler Flowers
2Kurt Suzuki
1B1Freddie Freeman
2B1Ozzie Albies
SS1Dansby Swanson
3B1Johan Camargo
2Adonis Garcia
3Rio Ruiz
LF1Matt Kemp
2Matt Adams
3Jace Peterson
CF1Ender Inciarte
2Danny Santana
3Lane Adams
RF1Nick Markakis
Starting Pitcher
S1Julio Teheran
2Michael Foltynewicz
3R.A. Dickey
4Sean Newcomb
5Lucas Sims
6Max Fried
7Luiz Gohara
Relief Pitcher
R1Arodys Vizcaino
2Jim Johnson
3Jose Ramirez
4Ian Krol
5Sam Freeman
6Dan Winkler
7Jason Motte
8Matt Wisler
9A.J. Minter
10Jacob Lindgren
11Luke Jackson
12Rex Brothers