Peterson with the Tampa Bay Rays
|Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Born: February 11, 1988|
|April 16, 2013, for the Oakland Athletics|
|MLB statistics |
(through 2017 season)
|Runs batted in||28|
Shane Aaron Peterson (born February 11, 1988) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Oakland Athletics, Milwaukee Brewers, and Tampa Bay Rays.
He was added to the 40-man roster on November 20, 2012.
On December 23, 2014, Peterson was claimed off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers designated Peterson for assignment on January 29, 2016. He was sent outright to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, the Brewers AAA affiliate, on February 4, 2016. He was invited to the Brewers' Spring Training camp in mid-February to compete for the lone outfield position still open, and was one of nine players competing to be the Brewers center fielder for the 2016 season.
On December 19, 2016, Peterson signed a minor league contract with the Tampa Bay Rays. On April 14, 2017 he was called up to play an away game against the Boston Red Sox where he hit a 2-run home run in his first at-bat as a member of the Rays. On July 28, Peterson was designated for assignment by the Rays.