Brewers call up Lake Charles native Jace Peterson from alternate training site

Brewers call up Lake Charles native Jace Peterson from alternate training site
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 19: Jace Peterson #11 of the Milwaukee Brewers poses during the Milwaukee Brewers Photo Day on February 19, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/Getty Images) (Source: Jamie Schwaberow)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The Milwaukee Brewers designated utility man Brock Holt for assignment and have selected the contract of Lake Charles native Jace Peterson to join the active 28-man MLB roster.

The former McNeese Cowboy and Hamilton Christian Warrior was one of the 45 players at Brewers summer camp. As a non-roster invitee Peterson signed as an insurance policy in case the team did suffer a rash of injuries and required a veteran presence.

The veteran utility man will give the Brewers a much needed boost of depth on their roster. Peterson has been featured in a Major League game at every position except catcher.

Throughout his six seasons in the majors, Peterson owns a .228/.314/.330 slash line in over 1,600 plate appearances. Last season Peterson hit .220 with two home runs and 11 RBIs for the Baltimore Orioles in 2019.

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