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Wednesday Morning Coffee: Lopez, Instructs, Top 15

The Brewers provided a late night special in San Diego, offering the MLB debut of Jorge Lopez on a (strangely timed?) trip to the west coast. Lopez flashed his fastball into the mid-90s, and equally selected his change and trademark curve to keep the Brewers… [More]

Meet Jorge Lopez

By on September 29, 2015

Meet Jorge Lopez

The Brewers promoted a gang of prospects from their successful AA Biloxi Shuckers club, a team that thrived on breakthroughs and competed through an improbable roadtrip on their way to the AA championship series. Although the Shuckers lost the series in five games, there is… [More]

30 Farmhands #9: Sleepers (Part One)

As many, many sources have documented throughout the season, there is a lot to like about the Brewers minor league development during the 2015 season. The AA Biloxi Shuckers had an amazing season while facing a seemingly insurmountable roadtrip; several key minor leaguers exhibited breakthroughs… [More]

Minors: Promotions, Orimoloye, Barnes, Lopez

Although the season is winding down on the Brewers farm, there is a lot of news around the system. The Southern League named AA Biloxi RHP Jorge Lopez its “Most Outstanding Pitcher”! Manager Carlos Subero was named manager of the year! Congratulations to the Shuckers!… [More]

30 Farmhands #8: Prospect Narratives

While working on ranking Brewers prospects, a number of difficult and intriguing issues appear. First and foremost, the convergence of lower-minor or Brewers-homegrown prospects that are advancing, and supremely advanced external acquisitions leads to a difficult set of wagers about the system’s value. The Brewers… [More]

Personal List: Brewers Midseason Top 15 Prospects

Throughout the season, I have shifted my focus from the MLB team to the Brewers’ farm system, which is perhaps a necessary consequence of preparing to cover a rebuilding ballclub. The Brewers also had one of the most exciting minor league seasons that they could… [More]

Ranking Top Prospects

By on August 11, 2015

Ranking Top Prospects

Once the Brewers experienced that wretched April, fans rather enthusiastically resigned to the fact that the Milwaukee organization would (perhaps, finally) rebuild their MLB roster and farm system. Of course, to prospect newcomers, there could be no better Brewers farm system to follow: prior to… [More]

Friday Morning Coffee: Scouting Barrios & More

Yesterday, the Brewers traded veteran third baseman Aramis Ramirez to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Yhonathan Barrios. While Barrios was not ranked by some nationwide prospect news sources, Pirates Prospects did rank the young flamethrower in their Top 50 for 2015. Barrios is an especially intriguing… [More]

2016: Winning and Rebuilding

As the Brewers continue to show their strengths with a relatively healthy roster core and pitching staff, it is worth further investigating and pushing on the rebuilding narrative. Of course, by now I have been working on a series of “Smartbuilding” posts that showcase strategies… [More]

30 Farmhands #6: 2015 Minor League Stars

Since it’s the All-Star Break, it’s a great time to reflect on the state of the organization and prepare for the sprint of the official (if not mathematical) second half. Unfortunately for our Brewers, their recent stretch of solid play is too little, too late,… [More]