New York Mets pitcher David John Peterson is an American professional baseball player (MLB). Peterson did not sign with the Boston Red Sox after being taken in the 28th round of this year’s MLB draft.
He played collegiate baseball for the University of Oregon and for the United States national team during the summer.
On March 3, he broke Tyler Anderson’s previous mark of 14 strikeouts and established a school record with 17 strikeouts. After recording a total of 20, he broke his own record on April 29.
The Mets selected Peterson as their 20th overall choice in the 2017 MLB draft. A 2.45 ERA in three appearances with the Brooklyn Cyclones earned him a call-up to the Triple-A New York Yankees.
His overall record was 7–10 with a 3.16 ERA in 22 starts between the two teams. With the Binghamton Rumble Ponies in 2019, he has a record of 3–6 and an earned run average of 4.19.
On July 28, 2020, Peterson was added to the 40-man roster. His debut came against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, where he pitched 5+2/3 innings, allowing two runs on seven hits, an error and three strikeouts in 78 pitches. Peterson called it “one of the finest days” of his life.
How Much Does David Peterson Make?
Sources claim that his annual compensation is $ 4,00,000, his monthly salary is $32,000, and his weekly wage is $ 8,000.