Outside the power, he also owns one of the best arms in the organization and looks like an easy 70-grade to me. No chance he’ll move away from the corners in the outfield, but he’s capable out there and his bat has the potential to easily profile there.
Nick: “It’s awesome to know that the things we’ve been blessed with, like speed and defense are valued here. Makes us feel a little more at home, like we’re truly apart of this organization rather than maybe getting lost in the mix.
The interesting development since being drafted is Peterson’s improving power. Here he is hitting a homer off a lefty for the Naturals.
And for a quartet of Royals minor league players—Rudy Martin and teammates Nick Heath, DJ Burt, and Blake Perkins—Dyson isn’t just a nice story. Rather, for them, Dyson’s path represents their best path to the promised land of Major League Baseball. For them, chasing Dyson isn’t only a metaphor, but a dream.