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Brew Crew Ball Community Top Prospects Vote #14

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This is your chance to choose who the most exciting future Brewers are!

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The calendar has finally turned over to 2018, meaning that the Major League Baseball offseason is now roughly halfway complete. Only another four weeks until pitchers and catchers report!

Our local nine has been only modestly active this winter, especially in comparison to the previous two offseasons under Slingin’ David Stearns. The rebuild is complete, so the Brewers are no longer in the mode of trading established major league players for prospects. We have also started to see many of the prospects acquired in the last three seasons by either Stearns or his predecessor Doug Melvin come up and start making an impact at the MLB level. Still, Milwaukee possesses an enviable collection of minor league talent and one of the best farm systems in baseball.

Now it’s your turn to parse through Milwaukee’s top prospects and vote for where you think they stack up in the rejuvenated farm system. You’ll be given guidance from the top prospect lists that have already been released, and once outlets like MLB Pipeline and Minor League Ball update their lists for 2018, those will be included, too.

Yesterday, Corey Ray dispatched all challengers in his quest to be voted top prospect #13. Today, he has been removed from the list and Phil Bickford has been added as we’ll vote for top prospect #14 through the weekend:

RHP Marcos Diplan (age 21)

Acquired from TEX (1/2015)

2017 stats (A+):

125.2 IP || 5.23 ERA || 119 K || 71 BB || 11 HR || 1.568 WHIP

Baseball Prospectus: 11-20
Fangraphs: 14
Prospects 1500: 16

1B/3B Jake Gatewood (age 22)

Drafted 1st round (41st overall) in 2014

2017 stats (A+-AA):

570 PA || .264/.333/.441 || 15 HR || 10 SB || 161 K || 51 BB

Baseball Prospectus: 11-20
Fangraphs: 24
Prospects 1500: 20

RHP Phil Bickford (age 22)

Acquired from SF (8/2016)

2017 stats (Rookie):

17.0 IP || 2.12 ERA || 16 K || 10 BB || 0 HR || 1.412 WHIP

Baseball Prospectus: n/a
Fangraphs: 23
Prospects 1500: 19

OF Trent Grisham (age 21)

Drafted 1st round (15th overall) in 2015

2017 stats (A+)

569 PA || .223/.360/.348 || 8 HR || 37 SB || 141 K || 98 BB

Baseball Prospectus: 9
Fangraphs: 9
Prospects 1500: 8

C Mario Feliciano (age 19)

Drafted 2nd round in 2016

2017 stats (A):

446 PA || .251/.320/.331 || 4 HR || 10 SB || 72 K || 34 BB

Baseball Prospectus: 11-20
Fangraphs: 17
Prospects 1500: 17

RHP Cody Ponce (age 24)

Drafted 2nd round in 2015

2017 stats (A+-AA):

137.2 IP || 3.14 ERA || 103 K || 30 BB || 14 HR || 1.235 WHIP

Baseball Prospectus: n/a
Fangraphs: 16
Prospects 1500: 18

Statistics courtesy of Baseball-Reference

Poll

Who is Milwaukee’s #14 prospect?

This poll is closed

  • 44%
    Trent Grisham
    (158 votes)
  • 14%
    Jake Gatewood
    (50 votes)
  • 18%
    Cody Ponce
    (65 votes)
  • 7%
    Phil Bickford
    (28 votes)
  • 7%
    Marcos Diplan
    (28 votes)
  • 7%
    Mario Feliciano
    (25 votes)
354 votes total Vote Now