Young Brewers Tracker: 2016 draft picks Ray, Erceg flourishing

Single-A outfielder Corey Ray had his first pro extra-base hit with a double on July 16.

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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.

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