The Braves are advancing to a fight in the NL East, announcing on Thursday that they have acquired offfielder Jack Peterson from the Cubs in exchange for a minor league first baseman price ball.
Peterson, 29, was in his first season as a member of the Cubs after signing a one-year deal with Chicago in February. Gunner caught fire in May, but reached the all-star gap with a slash line of 230 / .300 / 418, 11 Homers and 39 Reserve Banks. In terms of career, he is a .465 Slacker and 141 Homers.
Peterson has fought against left-handed pitchers in his career, but by 2021, he has a better average and base percentage against left-handers than right-handed pitchers. However, his 11 Homers were against right-handed pitchers.
Petersen’s visit will help fill the gap left by the injury to Venezuela’s Ronald Aqua Jr., who tore his right knee on Saturday and will not play again this season. Although Atlanta has not crossed the .500 all season, they have a chance to catch the lead Mets, only four games ahead in the NL East.
The 23-year-old ball, according to the MLP pipeline, was the 12th chance at the Braves Estate. Designed in the 24th round of the 2019 Amateur Draft, he surprised some reviewers with 17 homers and a 329 / .395 / .628 line in the first taste of the mini-league pitch in 2019. This season, the ball hits. 207 Six Class A Alta ROM 212 The house runs on palettes.
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