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Dec 6, 2011; Dallas, TX, USA; Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik answers questions on the MLB.com set during the MLB winter meetings at Hilton Anatole. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

MLB Draft: M's Choose DJ Peterson in 1st Round

DJ Peterson

Corner Infielder from the University of New Mexico.

21 years old

Bats/ Throws R/R

6’1” 190 pounds

College Stats: .408/.520/.807, 25 doubles, 18 homeruns, 72 rbis.

Brief Thoughts:

Good selection. He’s a good pure hitter who will hit for average and for power, and he doesn’t appear to be too far from the majors. Finding a position for him may be a bit of a struggle, but you can always make room for a good bat.

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