Brewers Farm Update

2017 Brewers Minors: Arms

At the big league level, the Milwaukee Brewers became a team known for pitching in 2017. The club featured the most single-season 2.00+ WARP pitchers in franchise history, thanks to strong campaigns by Chase Anderson, Zach Davies, Corey Knebel, and Jimmy Nelson. Between June and July, the club mostly hovered between 162-game paces for 25-to-50 […]

Brewers Farm Update

The Quiet Ascendance of Jon Perrin

In the fall of 2011, Jon Perrin arrived at Oklahoma State University as a lanky freshman with a mid-80s fastball and so-so command. He walked on to the  Cowboys’ squad that year and made five mediocre appearances, mostly out of the bullpen, resulting in a smoke-and-mirrors ERA of 4.05. But he had his foot in […]

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Meet Thomas Jankins

The minor league regular season will be coming to a close within the next two weeks, and three out of the four full-season teams that are associated with the Milwaukee Brewers are still legitimately competing for a playoff spot. The Class-AAA Colorado Springs Sky Sox have a 9.0 game divisional lead and look like a […]

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2017 Breakouts

The 2016 season didn’t produce quite as many notable individual performances within the Milwaukee Brewers’ minor league system as the previous year had seen, but there were still a few pleasant surprises by players who we may start seeing included in the various top-100 lists that will come out over the winter. Lucas Erceg hit the […]

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Brewers Minor League Awards

The minor league regular season wrapped up last week, ending the year for most of the prospects within the Milwaukee Brewers’ organization. As a whole the organization’s seven affiliates combined for a 328-423 record and had just two winning teams – AA Biloxi at 72-67 and low-A Wisconsin at 71-69. The Brewers had just one postseason entrant […]

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Midseason Prospects #2: 3 Up 3 Down

While Brewers fans chew on the midseason BaseballProspectus Top 50, BPMilwaukee will continue to augment that list with looks at “up” and “down” prospects in the system. Yesterday’s feature included some of the prospects with highest regard in the system, so today’s feature turns to depth. One cannot overlook the system depth, even if one […]

Judging Jon Perrin

The Milwaukee Brewers have had a long-running history of struggling to develop quality pitchers through their minor league system. These days though, it appears that narrative may be changing. While young big leaguer Jimmy Nelson and top prospects like Jorge Lopez, Josh Hader, Cody Ponce, Devin Williams, and Junior Guerra tend to get the bulk of […]