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Milwaukee Brewers: Offseason League Wrap-Up

For many Milwaukee Brewers, there is no off-season… Instead they travel across the globe looking for top-level competition. For the young guys, it helps to cultivate their progress and gives them added exposure. For the vets, it is a great way to get some sun and keep your skills fresh. BREW MATHs reviews how all The Brewers fared in their off-season leagues… Check in with Jesus, Orlando and Keston, they miss you!

Australian Baseball League (ABL)

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OFFENSE

Zach Clark (Centerfield; Auckland Tuatara)

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  • Swings hard but strikes out a lot

Alex Hall (Catcher; Perth Heat)

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  • Producing at a good clip and improving every year

Jess Williams (Shortstop; Perth Heat)

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  • The Bryce Harper look-a-like had an uncharacteristically tough time at the plate

PITCHING

Christian Meister (RHP; Melbourne Aces)

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  • Really struggled Down Under

Arizona Fall League (AFL)

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OFFENSE

Keston Hiura (Second Base; Peoria Javelinas)

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  • Tearing the cover off the ball, per usual

Trent Grisham (Centerfield; Peoria Javelinas)

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  • A small sample size but never got things going

Weston Wilson (First Base; Peoria Javelinas)

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  • TOTALLY CRUSHING IT… While “Double W’s” only had 48 ABs, the kid hit 0.375!

PITCHING

Daniel Brown (LHP; Peoria Javelinas)

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  • The southpaw pitched well out of the pen (17 Ks in 12 INN!)

Bubba Derby (RHP; Peoria Javelinas)

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  • Derby got hit hard

Jon Olczak (RHP; Peoria Javelinas)

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  • Olczak pitched really well over 12 innings (averaged over a strikeout per inning)

Miguel Sanchez (RHP; Peoria Javelinas)

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  • Mixed results from Sanchez over ten innings

Liga de Beisbol Dominicano (LIDOM)

OFFENSE

Nate Orf (Second Base; Leones del Escogido)

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  • Orf never was able to get things going

PITCHING

Tristan Archer (RHP; Leones del Escogido)

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  • Pitched well in very limited action

Aaron Wilkerson (RHP; Gigantes del Cibao)

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  • Wilkerson pitched worse than one would expect

Liga de Venezuela Beisbol Profesional (LVBP)

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OFFENSE

Troy Stokes (Centerfield; Tigres de Aragua)

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  • Stokes keeps climbing the prospect ladder and may be a star in the making… a true five tool player who also won a gold glove last year

Jesus Aguilar (First Base; Tigres de Aragua)

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  • Zeus did not have a single HR over 79 ABs but he nearly hit 0.300

Orlando Arcia (Caribes de Anzoategui)

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  • Very reassuring results from Arcia… last year he came into camp out of shape. He seems to be ready to go for 2019!

PITCHING

Deolis Guerra (RHP; Naegantes del Magallanes)

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  • Guerra was signed to a Minor League deal in the offseason and it already looks like a smart move

Junior Guerra (RHP; Tiburones de La Guaira)

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  • Guerra got hit very hard in 5 innings of work

Wuilder Rodriguez (RHP; Tigres de Aragua)

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  • Solid numbers over 5 innings

Liga de Beisbol Profesional Roberto Clemente (PWL)

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PITCHING

Alex Claudio (LHP; Indios de Mayaguez)

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  • Claudio is a nice addition to The Brewers bullpen. That said, the lefty struggled in the offseason leagues

Liga Mexicana del Pacifico (LMP)

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PITCHING

Victor Castaneda (RHP; Tomateros de Culiacan)

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  • Solid showing from the youngster; averaged over a strikeout per inning