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A Tale of Two Toolsy Prospects: Brinson & Harrison

We hear it about a large number of prospects: “He’s a toolsy, raw player.  [Insert prospect name here] has some awesome talent, I can’t wait to see when he reaches the majors. He could be an all-star some day if he hits his potential.” But… [More]

2017 Prospect Overview: Third Basemen

Since there are only six names that are third base regulars, I’m just going to list the players in a general list like my usual “top 5” categories.  For the list, then, I would focus more on the top four as having solid/interesting potential, with… [More]

2017 Prospect Overview: Second Basemen

With the continuation of the positional prospect overviews, I’ve taken a look at the second basemen within the organization.  One major thing to note is the lack of potential at the position, as only one or two prospects may actually have a shot at reaching… [More]

2017 Prospect Overview: First Basemen

FIRST BASEMEN/DESIGNATED HITTERS: 10 (14) AZL: Gabriel Garcia (1B/3B), Nicol Valderrey Helena: Ronnie Gideon Wisconsin: Yerison Pena (3B/RF/LF), Juan Ortiz (DH/1B/OF) Carolina: Tyrone Perry, David Denson (DH/1B/OF) Biloxi: Dustin DeMuth (1B/3B) Colorado Springs: Art Charles, Garrett Cooper (1B/OF) Others to Note: Jacob Gatewood (Low-A, 3B/1B),… [More]

2017 Prospect Overview: Catchers

With just a few more months to go until pitchers and catchers report for the beginning of the 2017 season, now is the the perfect time for an organizational overview of prospects.  With the overhaul beginning at the 2015 deadline, much has changed in the… [More]

Top 10 Prospect List (December 2016)

With Baseball America’s Top 10 Brewers prospect rankings arriving tomorrow, I couldn’t help myself from thinking about a top prospect list going into 2017.  Though there will be a much longer list coming out periodically as the off-season winds down, we felt as though this… [More]

Rule 5 Draft Recap and The (Potential) Loss of Miguel Diaz

With the Rule 5 Draft coming and going in a matter of an hour, there was plenty of early morning buzz for Brewers fans.  Here is the recap of what had gone down: Probably the most unfortunate piece of news from the draft came in… [More]

Where Chris Carter Might Land

By on November 29, 2016

Where Chris Carter Might Land

Yesterday evening, word broke that the Brewers planned to non-tender 1B Chris Carter, the team’s primary power-bat in 2016.  Though the decision was not formally announced by the front office themselves, the team would most likely turn down the projected $8.1 million contract that may… [More]

Brewers Claim OF Adam Brett Walker

Just this afternoon, the Brewers filled the final spot of their 40-Man roster by claiming Milwaukee-native outfielder Adam Walker from the Minnesota Twins. The right-handed slugger attended Milwaukee Lutheran High School before he went on to Jacksonville University, playing both outfield and first base.  He… [More]

Arizona Fall League Update

By on October 19, 2016

Arizona Fall League Update

In the past 25 years, the Arizona Fall League has been played in the shadows of the MLB Playoffs.  Some of the best prospects in the game assemble in a 6-team, 32-game season that runs through mid-November.  This season, the Brewers ended up sending seven… [More]