Brewers Farm Update

May Prospects: 3 Up 3 Down

Last year at BP Milwaukee, we introduced the “3 Up, 3 Down” feature to take a look at how the prospects down on the farm are trending throughout the regular season. We took a look at a few players in each category back in late April, and now with about two months of the regular season complete […]


Age in the Minors: Pacific Coast

Not unlike some of his highly-ranked, organizational teammates in Biloxi, Orlando Arcia received cool notes from the press in 2016. Throughout the season, fans and writers alike consistently pointed to Arcia’s Colorado Springs batting line as a sign that the shortstop should not be rushed, that perhaps 2016 was not indeed his year for the […]


The Case for Michael Reed as Brewers Center Fielder

Center field has been a black hole so far for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2016. The triumvirate of Keon Broxton, Ramon Flores, and Kirk Nieuwenhuis have so far combined for a .147/.247/.191 slash line with one home run through the season’s first 16 games. Their cumulative 22 wRC+ ranks the Brewers’ 26th out of the […]


Top Brewers Storylines of 2015: Resurrection of the Farm System

On Monday, my colleague Jack Moore covered the departure of Doug Melvin, one of the bigger developments to emerge from this year. While Melvin certainly had his strengths as General Manager, his failures ultimately outweighed his successes — and chief among the former was, as Moore cited, Melvin’s utter inability to construct a respectable minor […]


Milwaukee Brewers Top Prospects: #11-20

This morning, Baseball Prospectus proudly unveiled their Top-10 Brewers Prospects on the main site. The entire piece — which includes scouting reports, fantasy analysis, and an additional blurb on the state of the organization’s youth (full disclosure: I wrote the latter part) — can be read FOR FREE. Just a wealth of information at your fingertips. BP […]

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Surprise: Eight Brewers to Arizona Fall League

Brewers fans who wish the baseball regular season did not have to end — or at least that it might go on a bit longer — would do well to cast their hopeful gazes southward, where warmth and sunshine reign year-round, and where some of Milwaukee’s top prospects continue to hone their crafts. From mid-October […]


Rolling Out The Barrel: Unwritten Rules Aren’t Just For Players

Good morning, and welcome to the final Rolling Out the Barrel of the 2015 regular season. Just one last series remains, as Milwaukee will close the books on a disastrous campaign with a three-game set against Chicago at a stadium that will almost assuredly earn the pejorative moniker of Wrigley Park North this weekend. We’ve […]

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Don’t Overlook Michael Reed

This has been quite the year for the Brewers’ farm system. Prospects like Orlando Arcia and Jorge Lopez have increased their already high stock. Recent first-round draft pick Trent Clark lit up the rookie leagues. Taylor Jungmann is having a better-than-expected start to his major-league career. All the prospects in the Gomez/Fiers deal have impressed, including […]

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Trending Up, Trending Down In Brewers’ Minor-League System

THREE TRENDING UP SS Orlando Arcia Arcia has blossomed into a bona fide top-100 prospect, if not more. He’s hitting .308/.351/.448 with four homers and eight stolen bases for Double-A Biloxi, and his defense has also gotten rave reviews from scouts. He’s a well-rounded hitter with sneaky pop, which should allow him to wear out the […]