Jace Ryan Peterson was born on May 9, 1990, he is an American professional baseball second baseman for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He is 6 feet tall. He previously played in MLB for the San Diego Padres, Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, and Baltimore Orioles.
Jace Peterson was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana on May 9, 1990, as the eldest of three children to Scott and Shawn Peterson. He was a three-sport athlete at Hamilton Christian Academy in his hometown, playing baseball, basketball, and football. Upon graduation, Peterson attended McNeese State University, where he played football and baseball for the McNeese State Cowboys.
On December 17, 2019, Peterson signed a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers. On August 22, 2020, Peterson had his contract selected to the active roster to replace Brock Holt, who was designated for assignment. On December 2, 2020, Peterson was non-tendered by the Brewers.
On January 13, 2021, Peterson re-signed with the Brewers on a minor league contract. On April 10, 2021, Peterson was selected to the active roster after Kolten Wong was placed on the injured list.
He notched 5 hits in 24 at-bats before being placed on the injured list on April 23 with left thumb cryotherapy. On May 24, he was reinstated from the injured list and designated for assignment.
He was outrighted to the Triple-A Nashville Sounds on May 26. On June 8, Peterson was re-selected to the active roster. On November 30, the Brewers signed Peterson to a contract for the 2022 season.