He and his wife, Mandy have three daughters: Montana, Matisse and Leilani... He supports the Rally Foundation, which looks to cure childhood cancer, the Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Charity Golf Tournament, and CURE, another organization that fights childhood cancer... Is the co-owner of Apollo Cafe in West Melbourne, Australia.
Made 79 appearances with Kansas City, tied with CLE's Bryan Shaw for most in the majors...His total was the second highest in franchise history, trailing only Dan Quisenberry's 84 in 1985... Did not record a decision over 79 appearances, the second-most outings without a decision in major league history...Randy Choate pitched in 80 games without receiving a decision to set the record in 2012... Has not lost in 177 consecutive appearances, dating to 9/9/11...The streak is tied with LHP Sam Freeman for the longest active streak without a loss in the majors, and is tied for the thirdlongest undefeated streak in MLB history...Only Trevor Miller (240 games, 2006-09) and Glen Perkins (181 games, 2012-14) have had longer such streaks... Led the majors with 64 inherited runners... Allowed 15 to score (23.4 %), for the 17th-best percentage in the American League... Tied for sixth in the AL with 24 holds, the secondhighest total of his career (25 in 2009)...Twentyfour holds were the fifth most in a single season by a Royals reliever in franchise history. Made 34 appearances in which he threw nine pitches or less, second most in the majors behind SEA's Marc Rzepczynski (46)... Ranked sixth in the American League and ninth in the majors with a 1.57 ERA (5 ER/28.2 IP) after the All-Star break...Allowed just one run over his final 22 appearances... Righties hit .161 (28-for-174) against him, the fourth-lowest mark in baseball (minimum 150 at-bats).
Pitched in 14 Major League games across two stints with the Dodgers after starting the season as a non-roster invitee at Spring Training...began the season at Triple A Albuquerque before getting selected to the Major League roster on May 31...optioned back to Triple A on June 29...recalled to Los Angeles again on Sept. 1 where he remained through the end of the regular season...did not make the postseason roster...struck out 45 and posted a 2.74 ERA (14ER/46IP) in 38 games at Triple A.
Made eight appearances with Atlanta as a September call-up, allowing one earned run in 5.0 innings...held opposing hitters to a .167 average (3x18) including a .125 mark (2x16) against right-handers...worked his way back from shoulder surgery that was performed on Oct. 3, 2011...did not make his first appearance of the season until June 30 while with the Rookie Level GCL Braves...pitched at four levels of Atlanta's minor league system (Rookie, Class A, Double A, Triple A) during his rehab, compiling a 6.35 ERA in 22.2 innings pitched over 21 games (three starts).
Earned first win of the season (18th of his career) with 1.0 scoreless inning of relief on 4/4 at MIL...Reinstated 9/4 from the 60-day DL after missing 123 games with a lower back strain. Had surgery on 5/17 to repair a bulging disc. In six rehab appearances with Gwinnett (AAA), allowed one earned run on five hits while striking out 10 batters in 6.0 IP...Suffered a torn right labrum and rotator cuff that landed him on the DL from 9/28 to the end of the season.
... Tied for second in the Majors with 85 appearances. Since the start of the 2009 season his 172 games aresecond-most among all Major League relievers (Pedro Feliciano, 180). Moylan joined Feliciano to becomethe only two Major Leaguers with three-straight seasons of 80-or-more appearances (since 2008). ... Allowed an inside-the-park homer on 6/9 at ARI to Gerardo Parra, when OFs N. McLouth and J. Heywardcollided. It snapped his streak of consecutive homerless outings at 123 dating back to 3/30/08. ... Allowed five home runs in 2010, with his first "over-the-fence" home run of the year coming on 6/29 toWSH's J. Willingham. It was his first "over-the-fence" homer he allowed since Opening Day 2008 (3/30/08)to WSH's R. Zimmerman, a span of 132 appearances. ... Earned his sixth win on 9/10 vs. STL to match his career high from 2009. ... Inherited 68 runners, the most in the Majors, and allowed 21 (30.9%) to score.
Pitched in 87 games (2nd in Majors) and didn't allow a home run. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, he established a Major League record for the most games in a season without allowing a homer...Became the first Brave with two 80-appearance seasons (80 in 2007, 87 in 2009)...His last home run allowed was on 3/30/08 (Opening Day) to WSH's Ryan Zimmerman..Has won five consecutive games dating back to 6/30 at FLA...Won his career-high sixth game on 8/23 with a scoreless inning pitched...Tossed 14.1 scoreless innings from 7/24-8/26.
After appearing in just seven games, he was placed on the disabled list (right elbow strain) from 4/12 to the end of the 2008 season; underwent successful "Tommy John" surgery by Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, Ala., on 5/8 due to a bone spur that had broken off and compromised the elbow ligament....Earned second career save on 4/11 at WSH with a perfect ninth inning (2 K). His other save was 4/27/07....At the time of his surgery he was tied for second in the majors with four holds. Had one in four straightgames before saving the fifth game on 4/11....Charged with a blown save on 3/31 vs. PIT due to a throwing error on a routine grounder in the 7th inn....Gave up R. Zimmerman's ninth-inning walkoff HR on 3/30 at WSH after retiring the first four batters.
After being recalled from Richmond (AAA) on 4/14, Peter turned in a terrific rookie season during his second season with Atlanta after making 15 appearances in 2006...He led all MLB rookies with a 1.80 ERA, a .208 opp. average (min. 80 IP) and 80 games (7th in NL)...Twenty of his 80 appearances were more than 1.0 IP. Had a 0.65 ERA and .118 opponents' avg. in games in which he pitched more than 1.0 inning...Right-handed hitters managed just a .184 avg. but had all 6 HRhe allowed, while left-handed hitters hit .242. Excelled away from Turner Field with a 0.91 ERA on the road (5ER/49.2 IP) with an opponents' avg. of .169, while at home hehad a 2.90 ERA (13 ER/40.1 IP) with a .252 opponents' avg. With runners on, he held opponents to a .199 avg. and just onehomer. With RISP, opponents hit .225 and with two outs andRISP, they hit just .167. In June he went 1-0 with a 2.30 ERA in 13 games (4 ER/15.2 IP)with a .193 opponents' batting average. In July he went 2-0 with a 0.98 ERA in 16 games (2 ER/18.1 IP)with a .200 opponents' batting average. Peter dominated the NL West with a 2-0 record and his only saveof the season with a 0.00 ERA in 17.0 IP. Before the All-Star break he had a 2.12 ERA and 3-1 record andafter the break he was 2-2 with a 1.45 ERA. Had a 1.08 ERA during interleague play, allowing one earned run in 8.1 IP (3 H, 2 BB, 9 K). In eight appearances vs. NYM, he was 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA in 10.0 IP and allowed one hit (.033 opp. avg.). Pitched 2.0 perfect innings with two strikeouts on 8/28 at FLA. Suffered his first blown save on 8/23 at CIN, allowing a leadoff HR to E. Encarnacion in the 7th inning. Suffered his 2nd loss on 8/10 at PHI, allowing two hits and an unearned run in the 7th inning. Notched his 2nd win with a two shutout innings in the extra-inning affair at SF on 7/24. Got out of a no-out, runner-on-third jam in the fourth inning without letting the run score on 7/5 at LAD. Made his third 3.0 IP appearance on 6/9 vs. CHI, getting the win and matching his career-high. Notched his first career save on 4/27 when he nailed down the final out of the 9-7 win at COL. Claimed first career win with 3.0 scoreless innings of relief on 4/25 at FLA (1 H, 1 BB, 3 Ks). Earned first career hold on 4/18 when he induced a bases-loaded DP in the eighth inning vs. CHI. Was recalled from Richmond (AAA) on 4/14 when RHP Chad Paronto was placed on the disabled list. Madefirst appearance on 4/15 vs. FLA, allowing three runs on three hits and a walk. Had a save in two games at Richmond and allowing no runs with 3 K in 2.0 IP.Moylan's Career
Returned to American baseball for the first time since 1997, when he was with the Twins. Dropped down to a sidearm motion the previous winter and added nearly 10 miles per hour to his fastball...Was a surprise pick for the Australian World Baseball Classic squad following his performance in the February Claxton Shield tournament...Struck out four in an outing against Venezuela in the WBC, including Bobby Abreu, Marco Scutaro and Magglio Ordonez in his only WBC outing...Following the WBC, signed a minor-league deal with the Braves on 3/10...Contract was purchased from Richmond (AAA) on 4/11 and he made his Major League debut with a scoreless inning on 4/12 vs. PHI. Became the 23rd Australian-born player to appear in the majors...Returned to Richmond on 4/22...Was called up for a second time on 5/3, saw action in six games, thenreturned to Richmond on 5/19. Made third stint 7/15-19, and a fourth stint from 9/3 to the end of the season...Threw a scoreless inning in back-to-back two appearances (7/17 & 7/18 at STL) before being optioned back to Richmond on 7/19...Entered in eighth inning in Gm 1 on 9/3 at PHI and fanned P. Burrell...Appeared in 35 games at Richmond and went 1-7 with a 6.35 ERA and a save.
Played a second season with the Gulf Coast Twins and didn't allow a home run in 40.0 IP.
Started his professional career as a free agent in the Minnesota Twins organization.