The Slammers acquired Peters on August 12 in a sign and trade deal. Joliet signed outfielder Jett Hart and traded him to Gateway for Peters. Last season, Peters sported a rather impressive stat-line at the plate, batting .301 with 10 HR and 34 RBI. Overall, Peters has accumulated 23 HR and 95 RBIs in 148 games while hitting at a .296 clip in his three previous years with Gateway. The California Baptist University product has also played every position but P, C, and 1B in his professional career.