Dillon James Peters...attended Cathedral High School in Indiana and University of Texas...college career and junior season were cut short by Tommy John surgery following 2014 Big 12 Tournament...was 7-3, 2.13 as a junior for Longhorns and 6-3, 1.97 as a sophomore...tossed 7.0 innings in a combined no-hitter against Kansas State on May 16, 2014...was Indiana All-State in 2009 & 2010, and 2010 Indiana Super Team Player of the Year...went 12-1, 0.63 with 154 strikeouts in 89.1 innings as a high school senior, and 10-1, 0.99 with 112 strikeouts in 71.0 innings as a junior.
Overcame broken left thumb early in Minor League season and went 7-3 with a 1.57 ERA (63.0 ip/11 er) in 13 starts before earning his first MLB promotion in September... Had contract selected by Miami on September 1 and made MLB debut that night with a start vs. Philadelphia...Went 7.0 innings and struck out eight in debut, leaving in line for the win. Allowed just three hits and three walks. Tied Club record for innings pitched in an MLB debut, joining Justin Nicolino (June 20, 2015) and Brad Penny (April 7, 2000), and also tied for most strikeouts in an MLB debut, joining José Fernández (April 7, 2013)...In debut, infielder Brian Anderson also started and made MLB debut. Marked 18th time in Club history two-or-more players made MLB debut in same game, and just fourth time that two players started MLB debut together, joining Justin Bour & J.T. Realmuto (June 5, 2014 at Tampa Bay); Christian Yelich & Jake Marisnick (July 23, 2013 at Colorado); and Dan Uggla & Eric Reed (April 3, 2006 at Houston). -Stats LLC...Had 14 strikeouts over first two career starts, tying Dontrelle Willis for the third-most in Club history over a pitcher's first two career starts...Picked up first career win in final start, Sept. 28 vs. Atlanta...Went 1-1, 1.53 (31.1/18) in three starts at home, compared to 0-1, 9.88 (13.2/15) in three starts on road...Missed nearly two months of Minor League season after sustaining a fractured left thumb in April 17 start at Pensacola (hit by line drive)...In four rehab starts, posted 1-1 record, allowing just one earned run (three total) over 17.1 innings...Prior to going on DL, allowed two runs and six hits over first two starts of season (10.1 ip). In return, allowed six hits and one run over 5.0 frames July 27 at Mississippi...Allowed average of 3.15 hits per start and surrendered more than three hits in a start just three times; July 27 at Mississippi (6), August 6 vs. Birmingham (7) and August 25 vs. Birmingham (4)...Tossed season-high 6.2 innings in last Minor League outing, Aug. 25 vs. Birmingham. Held Barons scoreless with two walks and season-high tying seven strikeouts. ..Held opponents scoreless over final 13.2 innings in Minors, marking second-longest scoreless streak of season: tossed 14.2 scoreless from July 10-21.