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Peterson steps up at right time for Mets

12th-ranked prospect registers career-best 10 strikeouts
September 20, 2020

A bout with shoulder fatigue was a speed bump for David Peterson as he blossomed into one of the few stable arms in the Mets’ ailing rotation. But he seemed to jump back in without missing a beat Saturday night. The 12th-ranked Mets prospect recorded a career-high 10 punchouts over

Mets' Peterson dangles once again

New York's No. 13 prospect spins five one-hit innings in win
August 14, 2020

Although it's been just four starts, David Peterson has familiarized himself with a unique and precarious situation. Fortunately for the Mets, he's been up to the task so far. New York's 13th-ranked prospect yielded an unearned run on a hit and a walk while striking out three over five innings

Peterson apple of Mets' eye in debut

No. 10 prospect notches victory in first Major League start
July 29, 2020

David Peterson woke up Tuesday morning not knowing if he'd make his Major League debut that night. The 10th-ranked Mets prospect will go to bed with his first Major League win. Peterson bent but never broke over 5 2/3 effective innings and the Mets pulled away late to beat the

Prospects in the Mets' 2020 player pool

Gimenez, Peterson ready to contribute at big league level
July 13, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

2020 Prospect Projections: NL East rookies

Kieboom competing in Nats infield; Bohm, Sanchez get closer
January 14, 2020

This is the second in a six-part Toolshed series that uses FanGraphs' Steamer600 projections to look at how prospects would fare over a full Major League season in 2020. The system bases its forecast on 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate appearances for catchers, 200 innings for starting

Peterson hits stride en route to Big Apple

Mets lefty learns from season, finds right sequence in desert
October 16, 2019

David Peterson entered the 2019 season with two goals: He wanted to start the year at Double-A and he wanted to end it at Triple-A.As the campaign progressed, the latter aspiration shifted and he set his sights on The Show and the Mets' Wild Card chase."I want to get to

Mets Prospect Primer: Alonso set to mash

Slugging first baseman has the makings of Gotham's next star
March 26, 2019

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2019 season approaching, takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Shining star/Major League-ready: Pete Alonso,

Gimenez, Alonso hope to be kings of Queens

Mets' top prospects leading the charge in system on the rebound
November 19, 2018

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.The Mets' depth at the upper levels of their farm system has been exposed the

St. Lucie's Peterson twirls six one-hit innings

Mets No. 6 prospect fans nine in best Florida State League start
August 12, 2018

David Peterson took some time to adjust to life in the Florida State League, but if Saturday's performance is any indication, he appears to have found his footing.The Mets' No. 6 prospect gave up one hit, faced two batters over the minimum and struck out nine over six innings as

Fireflies' Peterson fans career-high 10

Mets No. 2 prospect tosses eight innings, surrenders one run
June 10, 2018

In April of his junior year at the University of Oregon, David Peterson recorded an eye-popping 20 strikeouts in a complete-game win against Arizona State. On Saturday night, in his 12th start as a professional, the Mets' second-ranked prospect eclipsed the double-digit mark.

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 7

Brewers' Hiura collects more hits; Mets' Peterson polishes gem
May 8, 2018

Theme of the dayLet's talk about Vlad:Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was already becoming a viral sensation Monday when he hit an opposite-field home run off the tee in front of MLB Network cameras. How did he follow that up? With two homers that actually counted, including one that hit the hotel

Fireflies' Peterson wins full-season debut

Mets No. 2 prospect gives up one run in six innings, fans four
April 19, 2018

It's been nearly 11 months since David Peterson lasted at least two innings in a regular-season contest. On Wednesday night, he threw more innings than he did all of last summer in three New York-Penn League appearances.In his full-season debut, the Mets' second-ranked prospect allowed one run on four hits