Donald Scott Peters…resides in Glendora, CA…attended Western Nevada CC, where he was named 2016 Scenic West Athletic Conference Baseball Player of the Year after hitting .401 with 14 homers and 57 RBI as a sophomore…his 14 home runs set a single-season WNC record and led the SWAC…drafted by the Cubs in the 36th round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft but did not sign…drafted by the Rangers in the 36th round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft but did not sign…selected by the Dodgers in the fourth round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft and signed by scout Tom Kunis.
Was a member of the Dodgers’ Player Pool throughout the season.
Split the season between Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City…slashed a combined .249/.358/.453 with 20 doubles, a pair of triples, 23 homers and 81 RBI across 125 games ... Promoted to Triple-A Oklahoma City on June 27, and made his Triple-A debut that night…went 3-for-5 with two doubles and three RBI the next day…wrapped the season posting a .260/.388/.490 line with 10 doubles, one triple, 12 homers and 39 RBI in 57 games ... Recorded seven, three-hit games, with six of seven efforts coming at the Triple-A level…collected a pair of two-homer efforts in back-to-back games on July 18-19 ... Totaled a .976 fielding percentage with seven errors in 290 total chances between Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City…played 20 games in right field and 48 contests in center field for the Drillers, while playing the totality of his 56 games for the OKC Dodgers in center field…ranked among the top of the Tulsa squad in RBI (4th, 42), homers (5th, 11) and doubles (T-6th, 10)…continued to solidify himself among the ranks of the OKC leaderboard in RBI (T-6th, 39), homers (7th, 12) and doubles (T-9th, 10)…was a non-roster invitee to Spring Training.
Spent the entire season with Double-A Tulsa, where he put up a .236/.320/.473 slashline with 23 doubles, three triples, 29 home runs, and 60 RBI in 132 games ... Posted a .984 fielding percentage in 127 games, playing the majority at center field (96 games), while also spending time in right field (29 games) and left field (four games) ... Earned the Double-A MiLB Joe Bauman Home Run Award after leading the Texas League in homers…was named an MILB.com Organizational All-Star for second consecutive year...led the Texas League in total bases (232) and ranked among league leaders in games played (4th, 132), hits (16th, 116), doubles (18th, 23), RBI (12th, 60), walks (12th, 45) and hit by pitch (3rd, 18).
Received Rookie-of-the-Year and MVP honors after finishing his first professional season at Advanced-A Rancho Cucamonga, totaling a team-best 132 games with a .276/.372/.514 line…notched career highs in doubles (29), triples (5) and RBI (82)…ranked second on the team with 27 homers and continued to sit among the top of the squad in total bases (259, 1st), RBI (2nd), triples (2nd) and hits (2nd, 139) ... Turned in a .976 fielding percentage with six errors in 248 chances across 114 games in the outfield…played a majority of his innings in center field (80 games) while seeing 18 games (17 starts) in left and 17 starts in right field ... Named an MiLB.com Organizational All-Star and Mid/Post-Season All-Star, accompanied by a trio of Player of the Week accolades for the weeks of April 30, June 18 and July 9.
Spent his first professional season at Rookie-Level Ogden, where he played in 66 games and amassed a .351/.437/.615 slash line ... Led the team in runs (63), doubles (24), total bases (161) and walks (35), while ranking second in homers (13) and RBI (48) ... Named a Baseball America Rookie All-Star after ranking among the top Pioneer League bats in total bases(1st), doubles (2nd), walks (2nd), slugging (.615, 2nd), homers (3rd), OBP (.437, 3rd), RBI (5th) and average (.351, 6th) ... Received Top Star and Mid/Post-Season All-Star honors, including two Player of the Week Awards for the weeks of July 24 and Sept. 4.