Young Brewers Tracker: 2016 draft picks Ray, Erceg flourishing
The Milwaukee Brewers are reshaping their franchise with an injection of youth and prospects.
Every Thursday for the rest of the season, FOX Sports Wisconsin will take a closer look at some specific young players — as well as noting others who might be stepping up — measuring, highlighting and evaluating their progress. Please note the glossary of advanced stats at the bottom of the story.
This is the 14th edition of the Young Brewers Tracker.
Others: RHP Austin Ross has a 2.25 ERA and 0.9375 WHIP over his last 16 innings with 15 strikeouts. . . . Since being promoted to Biloxi, RHP Junior Rincon has allowed just four hits and two walks with 16 strikeouts in 11 innings (and only two runs). . . . Brevard County 3B Dustin DeMuth is batting .313 over his last 10 games and .358 overall in July. . . . RHP Cody Ponce (2nd round, 2015) has llowed 1 run over his last four starts (22 innings). . . . Wisconsin C Mitch Ghelfi is batting .492 with a 1.229 OPS since moving to the second spot in the batting order. He is hitting .330 on the season. . . . Wisconsin RHP Corbin Burnes (4th round, 2016) has not allowed a run in his last two outings (8 IP). . . . RHP Johan Dominguez and C Jose Sibrian were named DSL All-Stars.
Statistics courtesy baseball-reference.com and milb.com
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