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Peters Just Getting Started

Peters had surgery last November.

BURLINGTON, IA - While the Burlington Bees have relied heavily on their one-two punch of A.J. Cole and Drew Granier atop the rotation, they turned to a right-hander who began the year in extended spring training to start Game One of the Midwest League Playoffs.

Tanner Peters, a 16th-round pick in the 2011 amateur draft out of UNLV, has quietly put together a standout summer in his first full stint with a full-season club. When the 22-year-old earned the win with seven shutout innings in Game One of the Burlington Bees' playoff series against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, it marked another step in the right direction for a pitcher who underwent serious...

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