David Peterson
P | Bats/Throws: L/L | 6' 6" 240LBS | Age: 28
Draft: 2017 | Rd: 1, #20, New York Mets | Oregon
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 7 5 3.83 28 19 0 105.2 126 1.33
2023 3 8 5.03 27 21 0 111 128 1.57
2024 4 0 3.09 8 8 0 43.2 32 1.42
5 Seasons 22 21 4.35 88 72 0 376.2 395 1.41
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 28 7-5 3.83 105.2 126 1.33
2023 27 3-8 5.03 111 128 1.57
2024 8 4-0 3.09 43.2 32 1.42
5 Seasons 88 22-21 4.35 376.2 395 1.41
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2020 24 812 138 10 7.2 4.9 87.4 109.3 13.0 29.7 .230 .388 .290 .321 .340 33.3 19.5 11.7 3.44 4.39
2021 25 1122 184 18 9.8 6.3 90.4 117.3 10.3 38.0 .279 .478 .345 .367 .444 42.9 24.0 10.1 5.54 5.96
2022 26 1889 273 21 7.7 4.6 89.7 112.1 8.1 33.7 .231 .362 .313 .308 .375 41.4 27.8 10.6 3.83 3.94
2023 27 1966 308 25 8.1 5.1 90.0 112.9 5.3 34.4 .263 .431 .357 .340 .416 44.5 26.0 10.2 5.03 4.96
2024 28 729 135 10 7.4 5.2 90.4 114.4 5.2 29.6 .283 .441 .327 .358 .382 43.7 16.8 9.9 3.09 5.36
Player 6518 1038 84 8.1 5.2 89.7 117.3 7.9 33.6 .255 .416 .331 .335 .396 41.8 24.2 10.4
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Peterson relies on 5 pitches.
Sinker
(31.8%) ,
Four Seamer
(23.6%) ,
Slider
(20.7%) ,
Changeup
(16.5%) ,
Curveball
(7.4%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2020 44.9 24.6 22.5 8.0 34.1 38.4 27.5 5.8 31.2 27.5 23.9 3.6 7.2 4.9
2021 50.0 20.1 26.6 3.3 36.4 42.4 21.2 5.4 32.6 16.8 26.1 8.7 9.8 6.3
2022 49.8 17.9 27.1 5.1 34.1 38.1 27.8 4.0 37.4 19.0 28.2 3.7 7.7 4.6
2023 55.2 17.2 23.1 4.5 37.3 39.9 22.7 5.8 39.6 12.7 27.3 6.2 8.1 5.1
2024 55.6 22.2 20.7 1.5 28.9 44.4 26.7 3.0 41.5 13.3 29.6 5.2 7.4 5.2
Player 51.5 19.6 24.4 4.5 34.8 40.3 25.0 4.9 36.9 17.1 27.2 5.5 8.1 5.2
MLB 44.5 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.8 24.4 5.8 7.0 4.8
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2024 Slider NYM L 151 85.5 37.9 2.3 7 2.2 -2.5 -54
2024 Curveball NYM L 54 79.1 53.0 -0.9 -2 5.4 -2.4 -31
2024 Changeup NYM L 120 84.8 33.7 1.8 6 14.3 -0.1 -1
2024 4-Seam Fastball NYM L 172 93.5 18.0 -3.3 -23 8.1 1.5 22
2024 Sinker NYM L 232 92.2 25.5 3.2 14 15.2 0.9 6
2023 Changeup NYM L 372 85.3 31.2 0.7 2 15.5 1.4 10
2023 Curveball NYM L 173 78.6 52.6 -2.7 -5 5.0 -3.4 -41
2023 Slider NYM L 388 85.3 37.6 1.5 4 2.4 -2.2 -48
2023 4-Seam Fastball NYM L 535 92.7 17.7 -2.4 -16 6.4 0.1 2
2023 Sinker NYM L 496 91.5 25.9 2.7 12 15.3 0.4 3
2022 Sinker NYM L 217 93.3 22.1 0.9 4 16.6 2.1 14
2022 Curveball NYM L 95 78.5 52.5 -2.5 -5 7.3 -1.6 -17
2022 Changeup NYM L 311 85.9 31.1 1.0 3 16.2 1.9 13
2022 4-Seam Fastball NYM L 716 93.7 17.5 -3.1 -21 9.0 2.1 31
2022 Slider NYM L 550 84.4 37.7 0.9 2 3.9 -1.5 -28
2021 Curveball NYM L 16 76.6 51.4 -7.0 -12 6.9 -3.0 -30
2021 Slider NYM L 265 82.2 40.7 0.9 2 5.2 -0.9 -14
2021 Changeup NYM L 183 83.9 30.9 -0.1 0 17.6 4.3 32
2021 4-Seam Fastball NYM L 333 92.7 17.0 -2.2 -15 10.4 3.8 59
2021 Sinker NYM L 325 92.4 20.0 -0.6 -3 16.0 2.3 16
2020 4-Seam Fastball NYM L 304 92.1 18.3 -2.8 -18 11.4 4.5 66
2020 Curveball NYM L 18 74.5 57.0 -4.4 -7 7.9 -3.1 -28
2020 Slider NYM L 210 81.3 43.2 1.8 4 6.8 0.1 1
2020 Sinker NYM L 128 91.8 21.8 0.2 1 16.3 2.2 16
2020 Changeup NYM L 152 83.7 31.2 -0.4 -1 16.4 3.4 26
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2024 Sinker 1.1 2 232 31.8 61 .327 .418 .364 12.5 9.8 16.7 .313 .466 .371 42.9
2024 4-Seam Fastball 0.7 1 172 23.6 41 .200 .257 .295 18.9 17.1 11.3 .320 .486 .398 35.7
2024 Slider -2.5 -4 151 20.7 43 .333 .564 .413 31.8 25.6 15.1 .263 .450 .339 53.6
2024 Changeup 1.6 2 120 16.5 35 .107 .214 .249 21.3 8.6 6.7 .257 .420 .369 44.0
2024 Curveball -0.9 0 54 7.4 11 .200 .300 .259 33.3 45.5 27.8 .131 .162 .177 40.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball -1.0 -5 535 27.2 98 .287 .425 .379 28.1 24.5 15.9 .286 .473 .383 46.6
2023 Sinker 0.9 5 497 25.3 118 .314 .486 .399 16.5 11.9 20.9 .303 .450 .363 47.3
2023 Slider -2.6 -10 389 19.8 141 .268 .472 .355 39.4 41.8 29.2 .233 .400 .311 55.9
2023 Changeup -1.0 -4 372 18.9 93 .325 .550 .422 30.9 17.2 20.3 .261 .490 .363 32.3
2023 Curveball 2.3 4 173 8.8 42 .200 .200 .210 36.5 35.7 32.6 .210 .280 .217 30.8
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.1 0 716 37.9 170 .280 .427 .371 20.4 19.4 20.1 .254 .409 .349 36.9
2022 Slider 0.9 5 550 29.1 150 .175 .292 .255 47.9 52.0 32.9 .173 .269 .236 51.7
2022 Changeup -1.6 -5 311 16.5 76 .215 .354 .313 21.7 10.5 11.6 .264 .372 .330 37.9
2022 Sinker -1.6 -3 217 11.5 43 .306 .500 .379 16.0 9.3 16.7 .295 .458 .375 44.1
2022 Curveball 0.5 0 95 5.0 14 .308 .538 .386 34.4 21.4 25.0 .252 .521 .349 40.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 0.3 1 333 29.7 79 .232 .391 .317 22.7 25.3 25.6 .252 .460 .347 42.0
2021 Sinker -1.1 -3 325 29.0 86 .264 .500 .389 17.6 18.6 20.0 .307 .503 .405 51.8
2021 Slider -1.9 -5 265 23.6 72 .292 .554 .391 37.3 38.9 28.0 .275 .516 .370 43.2
2021 Changeup -0.7 -1 183 16.3 47 .190 .310 .295 21.4 10.6 9.6 .253 .374 .307 26.3
2021 Curveball -5.6 -1 16 1.4 3 .667 .667 .600 28.6 0.0 0.0 .638 .955 .676 100.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 1.9 6 304 37.4 74 .164 .262 .274 20.3 13.5 14.1 .214 .368 .327 39.2
2020 Slider 2.7 6 210 25.9 65 .119 .254 .209 37.1 36.9 22.4 .135 .255 .215 22.9
2020 Changeup -3.6 -5 152 18.7 40 .333 .556 .435 26.9 10.0 13.3 .305 .535 .392 31.3
2020 Sinker -1.0 -1 128 15.8 23 .368 .474 .426 17.5 8.7 14.3 .424 .590 .482 41.2
2020 Curveball 4.6 1 18 2.2 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .240 .353 .242 33.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
! Note: To better align with other values, positive numbers (red) are good, and negative numbers (blue) are poor.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2024 Changeup 120 84.8 93 15.6 10:00 9:15 45
2024 Curveball 54 79.1 71 13.1 5:00 5:15 -15
2024 4-Seam Fastball 172 93.5 84 15.2 10:45 10:45 0
2024 Sinker 229 92.2 82 16.9 10:45 9:45 60
2024 Slider 150 85.5 18 4.0 4:00 4:15 -15
2023 Changeup 357 85.3 95 17.3 10:00 9:30 30
2023 Curveball 168 78.6 70 11.9 5:00 5:15 -15
2023 4-Seam Fastball 513 92.7 82 15.1 10:45 11:00 -15
2023 Sinker 472 91.5 80 17.0 10:45 9:45 60
2023 Slider 375 85.3 17 3.9 3:30 4:00 -30
2022 Changeup 311 85.9 99 17.8 9:45 9:30 15
2022 Curveball 95 78.5 67 13.1 4:45 4:45 0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 713 93.7 88 16.1 10:30 10:45 -15
2022 Sinker 215 93.2 91 19.5 10:30 9:45 45
2022 Slider 548 84.4 19 5.2 4:00 3:15 45
2021 Changeup 183 83.9 99 19.7 9:45 9:45 0
2021 Curveball 16 76.6 50 10.9 4:45 4:15 30
2021 4-Seam Fastball 333 92.7 95 17.9 10:30 10:45 -15
2021 Sinker 316 92.4 96 20.2 10:30 10:00 30
2021 Slider 265 82.2 25 6.8 4:30 3:30 60
2020 Changeup 147 83.6 99 18.5 9:45 9:45 0
2020 Curveball 17 74.5 65 13.2 5:00 4:45 15
2020 4-Seam Fastball 296 92.1 97 17.8 10:30 10:30 0
2020 Sinker 113 91.8 96 19.7 10:30 10:00 30
2020 Slider 202 81.3 25 8.7 4:30 3:45 45
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 205 812 6 12 -8 -5 5
2021 287 1,122 -5 7 -5 -8 -10
2022 461 1,910 7 14 -9 -14 -3
2023 492 1,966 -5 14 -12 -8 -10
2024 191 729 5 5 -5 -3 1
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2020 812 44.7 65.3 81.0 24.1 57.4 42.4 55.1 42.5 26.1 6.3 76.5
2021 1,122 46.4 69.7 81.0 27.0 56.8 42.1 58.2 46.8 25.1 7.2 85.2
2022 1,889 44.2 66.0 80.4 27.7 48.3 41.1 52.5 44.6 30.2 5.7 75.7
2023 1,966 44.4 66.7 79.9 29.3 50.9 41.3 56.7 45.9 29.2 6.7 68.9
2024 729 50.2 68.3 83.6 29.8 63.0 43.2 63.4 49.1 21.2 8.2 66.7
Player 6,518 45.4 67.1 80.8 27.8 53.1 41.7 56.4 45.6 27.4 6.6 74.2
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 61.0 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2020 45 59 55 48 35 23 48 65 71 26 20 46 19 29 16 97
2021 5 10 10 15 5 47 16 15 19 54 25 42 39 30 18 97
2022 45 57 61 63 27 39 41 18 21 80 14 81 29 46 17 28 96
2023 20 24 31 41 15 35 46 23 12 71 23 72 56 21 25 33 95
2024 7 6 22 46 3 48 53 12 14 11 26 19 64 30 26 26 95
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR

Year to Year Changes

Metric 2020 2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 92.0 92.5 0.5 93.6 1.1 92.1 -1.5 92.8 0.7
Offspeed Velocity 83.7 83.9 0.2 85.9 2.0 85.3 -0.6 84.8 -0.5
Breaking Velocity 80.7 81.8 1.1 83.5 1.7 83.3 -0.2 83.8 0.5
Exit Velocity 87.4 90.4 3.0 89.7 -0.7 90.0 0.3 90.4 0.4
Launch Angle 13.0 10.3 -2.7 8.1 -2.2 5.3 -2.8 5.2 -0.1
Barrel % 7.2 9.8 2.6 7.7 -2.1 8.1 0.4 7.4 -0.7
Hard Hit % 33.3 42.9 9.6 41.4 -1.5 44.5 3.1 43.7 -0.8
LA Sweet-Spot % 29.7 38.0 8.3 33.7 -4.3 34.4 0.7 29.6 -4.8
xBA .230 .279 0.049 .231 -0.048 .263 0.032 .283 0.020
BA .202 .255 0.053 .236 -0.019 .287 0.051 .257 -0.030
xwOBA .321 .367 0.046 .308 -0.059 .340 0.032 .358 0.018
wOBA .290 .345 0.055 .313 -0.032 .357 0.044 .327 -0.030
xSLG .388 .478 0.090 .362 -0.116 .431 0.069 .441 0.010
SLG .337 .454 0.117 .378 -0.076 .456 0.078 .377 -0.079
K% 19.5 24.0 4.5 27.8 3.8 26.0 -1.8 16.8 -9.2
BB% 11.7 10.1 -1.6 10.6 0.5 10.2 -0.4 9.9 -0.3
Swing % 42.5 46.8 4.3 44.6 -2.2 45.9 1.3 49.1 3.2
Whiff% 26.1 25.1 -1.0 30.2 5.1 29.2 -1.0 21.2 -8.0
In Zone % 44.7 46.4 1.7 44.2 -2.2 44.4 0.2 50.2 5.8
Out of Zone % 55.3 53.6 -1.7 55.8 2.2 55.6 -0.2 49.8 -5.8
Out of Zone Swing % 24.1 27.0 2.9 27.7 0.7 29.3 1.6 29.8 0.5
First Pitch Swing % 24.9 32.1 7.2 25.4 -6.7 29.9 4.5 36.6 6.7
First Pitch Strike % 55.1 58.2 3.1 52.5 -5.7 56.7 4.2 63.4 6.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2020 Shifts 204 .291 168 30 17.9 36 13 36.1
2021 Shifts 287 .345 214 112 52.3 73 59 80.8
2022 Shifts 453 .313 357 104 29.1 96 66 68.8
2023 Shades 492 .357 375 1 0.3 117 63 53.8
2024 Shades 191 .327 139 0 0.0 52 26 50.0
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2020 249 15.1 49.0% 0.8% 152 22.9 0.0% 7.2%
2021 341 15.6 41.6% 0.6% 164 24.1 0.0% 7.9%
2022 550 14.8 52.7% 0.7% 335 21.1 0.0% 3.3%
2023 556 13.9 68.0% 0.4% 334 19.5 1.5% 0.3%
2024 187 14.2 64.2% 0.5% 113 18.7 2.7% 0.9%
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Pitch Distribution