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23  Tim Peterson
Tim Peterson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Puyallup, Wash.

High School:
Emerald

Last College:
Western Nevada

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
RHP

Experience:
TR

B/T:
R/R


09/20/2012

Recapping the 2012 UK Baseball MiLB Season

31 Former Wildcats Finish 2012 Professional Season in Minor Leagues

07/18/2012

Summer Notebook: Reida Collects Five-Hit Game

UK Baseball Summer Notebook: Alex Meyer Dazzles in Return to Lexington, Promoted

06/06/2012

Alex Phillips Drafted by Tigers in the 21st Round

UK Senior Southpaw Picked in 21st round of MLB Draft by Detroit Tigers

06/06/2012

Cameron Flynn Nabbed in 23rd Round by Marlins

Junior Outfielder Tabbed by Marlins in the 23rd round of the MLB Draft

06/06/2012

Mets Take Tim Peterson in 20th Round

UK Junior Right-Handed Reliever Picked in 20th Round by New York Mets

Statistics

2012 Game-by-Game

Outlook
Talented right-hander impressed coaches throughout the fall with his mound presence ... Owns the best breaking ball on the pitching staff ... Could fill a variety of roles for UK in 2012 ... Transferred for UK, along with fellow UK pitcher Chris Garrison from Western Nevada College ... Was 8-1 with a 2.45 ERA in 2011 for WNC ... Tossed 23 innings in the fall with a 4.70 ERA, striking out 19.

Junior College
Played at Western Nevada College with UK teammate Chris Garrison, the same school that produced former UK slugger Lance Ray (2010) ... Totaled a 8-1 record and a 2.45 ERA in 2011, striking out 63 in 60 innings, walking 29 and charting one save ... In 2010, posted a 4-2 mark with a 2.51 ERA with 39 strikeouts in 43 innings, totaling two saves and 19 walks ... Earned first-team All-Scenic West Conference accolades in 2011 ... Played for coach D.J. Whittemore at WNC.

High School
Earned four letters for coaches Tim Spears and Roger Merrill at Emerald Ridge High School ... Also played football at Emerald Ridge.

Personal
Full name is Tim Louis Peterson ... Son of Bill and Carla ... Born Feb. 22, 1991 in Tacoma, Wash. ... Has a brother, Jeff (23) and a sister, Sarah (26).

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