Brewers Farm Update

Minor League Context: May 24

Over the course of the last month, the league environments throughout the Brewers farm system are shifting, yet to solidify as a few bats begin to surpass 150 plate appearances and top arms reach 40 innings. As Brewers fans focus on stat lines awaiting scouting reports on their favorite prospects, these contextual statistics should help […]

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Minor League Context: April 25

It seemed like only moments ago that the baseball season arrived, but now fans are approaching the end of April and analysts have more than ten percent of a season to consider. This is the time of year where performances creep into the territory where conclusions might be drawn, or at least interesting observations might […]

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Minor League Opening Day

On Tuesday morning, the Brewers’ affiliated minor league rosters were announced, showcasing the roster decisions made by GM David Stearns and the player development staff in perhaps their most important rebuilding season. 2017 is the year that talent acquired in former President Doug Melvin’s 2015 trades, Stearns’s round of moves, and the first Ray Montgomery […]

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Diamonds in the Rough: Brewers Mine From Indy Leagues

One in ten: That’s the approximate number of players in the minor leagues who make it to the major leagues. And that includes plenty of players we commonly think of as “busts” – think Ángel Salomé or Ben Hendrickson, both of whom clawed their way to the major leagues before fizzling out. Their stories are […]

Brewers Farm Update

Lucas Erceg and All-Around Development

After being drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the second round in June 2016, third baseman Lucas Erceg made quite a first impression. He joined the Helena Brewers on June 19th and managed to only stick around for a month due to the fact he slashed .400/.452/.552 with eight doubles, two home runs, and 22 […]