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Name  Dustin Peterson
Role  Baseball player

Parents  Doug Peterson
Siblings  D. J. Peterson
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Dustin Allen Peterson (born September 10, 1994) is an American professional baseball third baseman in the Atlanta Braves' organization.


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Peterson attended Gilbert High School in Gilbert, Arizona. He played for the school's baseball team as a shortstop. As a senior, Peterson had a .540 batting average and hit 10 home runs with 39 runs batted in (RBIs). Peterson committed to attend Arizona State University on a college baseball scholarship to play for the Arizona State Sun Devils.

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Baseball America ranked Peterson as the 44th best available prospect in the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft. The San Diego Padres selected Peterson in the second round, with the 50th overall selection, of the draft. Peterson signed with the Padres, rather than attend college. The Padres transitioned Peterson into a third baseman. He made his professional debut with the Arizona Padres of the Rookie-level Arizona League after he signed, and he batted .293 in 38 games. In 2014, Peterson played for the Fort Wayne TinCaps of the Class A Midwest League, where he batted .233 with 10 home runs and 79 RBIs.

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On December 19, 2014, the Padres traded Peterson, Max Fried, Jace Peterson, and Mallex Smith to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for Justin Upton and Aaron Northcraft. Following the trade, Peterson began to see playing time in the outfield. Peterson spent 2015 with the Carolina Mudcats of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, where he posted a .251 batting average with 8 home runs and 62 RBIs. In 2016, Peterson played for the Mississippi Braves of the Class AA Southern League, where he batted .282 with 12 home runs and 88 RBIs. After the 2016 season, the Braves assigned Peterson to the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League. In 2017, he is playing for the Gwinnett Braves of the Class AAA International League.

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Peterson's older brother, D. J., is also a professional baseball player.

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