Category Archives: Prospect Profiles

Mallen1 June 15

Prospect Profile: Franly Mallen

Major League Baseball held their annual first-year player draft last week with thousands of young players selected during the three day event. While trying to project what type of player a college or high school prospect can eventually become is extremely difficult, it’s even tougher on the international market, where players are signed as young […]

jungmann2 June 08

Prospect Profile: Taylor Jungmann

WALK LIKE A JUNG-MANN BY: RYAN KAUFMAN The time has finally come for Taylor Jungmann. He will make his MLB debut on Tuesday for the Milwaukee Brewers in Pittsburgh. After the month of April, the distance between the 2011 first round pick and Miller Park seemed much further. An epic turnaround in May and a […]

Ashley June 04

Prospect Profile: Nevin Ashley

Renaissance Man By: Ryan Kaufman The most impactful member of the Colorado Springs Sky Sox this season is not who you might think. It is not a top prospect in the Milwaukee Brewers system, or even someone that fits the idea most people have of a prospect. It’s 30-year-old catcher Nevin Ashley. Ashley is experiencing […]

Clark May 13

Prospect Profile: Matt Clark

NOBODY’S FOOL BY: RYAN KAUFMAN Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me a third time…well Matt Clark doesn’t get fooled three times. After two strikeouts in his first two at-bats against Memphis Redbirds lefty John Gast Tuesday night, Colorado Springs Sky Sox First Baseman Matt Clark hit an […]

Sardinas April 13

Prospect Profiles: Knebel / Sardinas

Brewers Got Something In Knebel, Sardinas By: Ryan Kaufman With all apologies to the band Tesla, they wrote the lyrics backwards in their song, “What You Give.” It’s not what you give, it’s what you got. This offseason, the Milwaukee Brewers gave Yovani Gallardo to the Texas Rangers. What they got, was a pitcher with […]

Aviles3 April 03

Prospect Profile: Luis Aviles

Change is constant in the world of minor league baseball, and if there’s one thing that Milwaukee Brewers shortstop prospect Luis Aviles thrives at, it’s adapting to change. Born in Havana, Cuba, the slick-fielding 20-year-old moved to the United States at the age of 12, and after spending his high school years in Miami, Florida, […]

arcia March 15

Prospect Profile: Orlando Arcia

20-year-olds aren’t supposed to do what Orlando Arcia does on the baseball diamond. But the young Venezuelan shortstop is mature beyond his years and has handled himself against older competition at every level, making a name for himself as one of the Milwaukee Brewers top prospects. Originally signed by Milwaukee in October of 2010, Arcia […]

gagnon March 10

Prospect Profile: Drew Gagnon

As a former third round pick, who has enjoyed success at every level he’s pitched at, there may be no Brewers prospect who gets more overlooked than pitcher Drew Gagnon. Originally drafted out of high school by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the tenth round of the 2008 draft, Gagnon came quite close to pitching for […]

twilly2 March 04

Prospect Profile: Taylor Williams

When the Milwaukee Brewers surrendered their first round pick in the 2013 draft in order to sign veteran pitcher Kyle Lohse, it made it that much more important for them to be able to add top talent beyond the first round to strengthen their farm system. If the 2014 season is any indication, they may […]

At Brevard County in 2014, Lopez struck out a career high 119 batters. February 20

Prospect Profile: Jorge Lopez

When scouts look at prospects there are certain things that are easy to measure. Height, weight, velocity, etc. One thing that’s a bit more difficult to measure however, is a player’s heart. In 2014, pitcher Jorge Lopez showcased the heart of a champion as he battled through adversity off the field, to turn in his […]

DVO February 16

Prospect Profile: D’Vontrey Richardson

When it comes to tools and raw talent, there may be no player in the Brewers organization blessed with more than outfielder D’Vontrey Richardson. The Washington Nationals saw that talent early on and selected the Georgia native in the 35th round of the 2006 draft.  Though Washington pushed hard to sign Richardson, he had other […]

mac February 24

Prospect Profile: Chris McFarland

Baseball has been in Chris McFarland’s blood since a young age. As a standout high school player in Lufkin, Texas, McFarland played for the USA 18U National Team, saw action in the Area Code Games in Long Beach, CA, and was picked to play in the Under Armour All-American Game at Wrigley Field in 2010. […]

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Prospect Profile: Zach Quintana

When Milwaukee Brewers pitching prospect Zach Quintana needs a little pitching advice or some added motivation, he doesn’t have to turn too far. In fact, he can look right within the Brewers organization. “One of the pitchers I’ve always looked to, even when I was in high school, was Michael Blazek” said Quintana. Blazek, who […]

banda1 May 24

Prospect Profile: Anthony Banda

As a 16-year-old, Anthony Banda wasn’t even sure he’d be going to college for baseball. Just three short years later, he’s become a professional baseball player and a pitching prospect in the Milwaukee Brewers organization. Banda’s success is something he attributes, in no small part, to the support of his family. “I don’t come from […]

jenkins May 06

Prospect Profile: Renaldo Jenkins

Milwaukee Brewers second base prospect Renaldo Jenkins is known to his family and friends as Ra Ra. In the future, Brewers fans might be more inclined to spell that Rah-Rah, as his positive attitude, team-first mentality and tireless work ethic make Jenkins a very easy player to root for. The nickname is one he’s had […]

Stephen Parker April 21

Prospect Profile: Stephen Parker

Just a short time ago, some were predicting Stephen Parker to be the Oakland A’s third baseman of the future.  He came up through the Oakland organization, and was with the Athletics as recently as Spring Training.  But as the end of spring approached, the A’s found themselves in need of another pitcher.  Coincidentally, the […]

Mike Walker March 31

Prospect Profile: Mike Walker

The World Baseball Classic was the thrill of a lifetime for Milwaukee third baseman Mike Walker. Though Walker was born and predominately raised in the United States, his mother is a native of Wagga Wagga, Australia, and his time there as a child was connection enough to get the Brewers third base prospect named to the […]


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