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Jace Peterson | Outfielder | #8

Team: New York Yankees
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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Yankees signed INF/OF Jace Peterson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
The Braves non-tendered Peterson last month rather than pay him a raise in his first year of arbitration eligibility. The 27-year-old utility player is a career .234/.319/.331 hitter across parts of four major league seasons. Jan 5 - 3:40 PM

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Braves non-tendered INF/OF Jace Peterson.

Peterson, who was arbitration-eligible for the first time, hit just .215/.318/.317 in 215 plate appearances at the major league level this past season. He'll try his luck in free agency.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 09:12:00 PM

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.
Sat, Aug 5, 2017 03:21:00 PM

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.
Mon, Jul 17, 2017 03:31:00 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.
Fri, Jul 7, 2017 04:21:00 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.
Tue, Jul 4, 2017 02:33:00 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.
Thu, Jun 22, 2017 04:31:00 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.
Fri, Jun 2, 2017 02:49:00 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.
Wed, May 31, 2017 02:08:00 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.
Wed, May 17, 2017 04:48:00 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.
Sun, Apr 9, 2017 10:09:00 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