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Live Draft Coverage: What Might Happen in the 2017 Draft (Part Two)

Welcome to the real-time Draft Coverage!  Post your thoughts on the draft as we move along the next few days. Looking into last season’s draft, a number of teams appeared to be in a similar position than the Brewers this year.  The Padres (picks #… [More]

Draft Notes: Potential Selections Beyond the First Round (Part One)

So far, our coverage of the 2017 MLB Draft has been focused on the first round names that have been fluttering around the Twitter universe.  However, we’ve all seen just how impressive the picks after the first one can be (see Lucas Erceg, Corbin Burnes,… [More]

1st 2017 Series Preview: The Mile-High come to Miller Park

RHP Jon Gray tossing one of his famous mid-upper 90’s fastballs to Jonathan Villar during the 2016 season. Team Matchup Historical Series: 63-70 (but 39-27 at Miller Park!) 2016 Series: 5-1 GAME ONE: LHP Jon Gray vs. RHP Junior Guerra Gray in 2016: 29 GS,… [More]

Miller Park Myth: Ground Ball Ratios at Home, Overall

  It is a common theme to hear from writers and fans: ground ball pitchers are ideal to have in the Miller Park environment.  The topic appears to make sense, as our home stadium leans towards favoring offensive abilities compared to pitchers.  Statistically-speaking, the more… [More]

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]