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Peterson providing veteran presence in cleanup spot

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B-Mets manager Pedro Lopez will admit that despite Gavin Cecchini's success at the top of the lineup, the team still doesn't have a true leadoff hitter. For much of the year they were also missing a true cleanup hitter. But, enter Brock Peterson.

Since joining the B-Mets as a free agent signing, Peterson has picked up 22 RBI in his first 15 games with the team. He wasted no time getting there either, his first hit as a B-Met was a grand slam. Sounds like a problem solved.

"Now we got a guy that's hit cleanup throughout his career and he's done that," Lopez said. "So, he doesn't panic when the moment arises. He doesn't panic. He knows what to do. Once again, it's unfair for me or anyone else to expect him to come up with the bases loaded every time and get a base hit, that's not going to happen. But he's a guy that doesn't panic. But now we've got a true cleanup hitter, a guy that's done it throughout his career."