By the numbers: David Peralta’s Diamondbacks tenure

Aug 1, 2022, 8:14 AM
David Peralta #6 of the Arizona Diamondbacks celebrates after hitting a two run home run in the 6th...
David Peralta #6 of the Arizona Diamondbacks celebrates after hitting a two run home run in the 6th inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on April 22, 2021 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

In July of 2013, the Arizona Diamondbacks took a shot on an independent league pitcher-turned-outfielder named David Peralta.

Less than a year later, he was with the big-league club and quickly proved he belonged.

Peralta played 961 games with the D-backs over the last nine seasons, winning a Gold Glove and Silver Slugger in the process.

Arizona, though, parted ways with the “Freight Train” Saturday, dealing him to the Tampa Bay Rays for catching prospect Christian Cerda.

Peralta climbed near the top of many franchise offensive leaderboards during his tenure.

Here is a look at his D-backs career by the numbers:


Paul Goldschmidt and Luis Gonzalez are a popular duo on D-backs leaderboards, but Peralta worked his way to third in games, hits (960), total bases (1,573) and extra-base hits (347).

Peralta played at least 140 games in a season four times with Arizona. He led the team in hits during the 2020 campaign and finished second behind Goldschmidt twice.

He entered Saturday fourth on the team in knocks.


Peralta concludes his D-backs tenure sixth in franchise history with 110 home runs.

Only Gonzalez, Goldschmidt, Steve Finley, Chris Young and Mark Reynolds had more.

Peralta clobbered his career-high 30 in 2018, the year he took home a Silver Slugger for left field.

He is also sixth in runs with 434.


The Gold Glove winner had 25 outfield assists during his time in Arizona, 18 of which came from left field.

His career high was seven back in 2017.

He accumulated four defensive runs saved that season, the second-most of his career behind his award-winning 2019 campaign (seven).


Peralta was a major contributor to Arizona’s Wild Card Game win over the Colorado Rockies in 2017.

The lefty collected three singles and scored a pair of runs as the lead-off hitter during the D-backs’ 11-8 victory at Chase Field.


Peralta took home the seventh annual Luis Gonzalez Award in 2021, the same year he was a nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award.

The honor goes to a D-backs player who “best exemplifies the talents, spirit and heart of the D-backs legend both on and off the field.”

Peralta’s teammates, coaches and team staff voted him the winner.

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