The Milwaukee Brewers Double-A Affiliate, the Biloxi Shuckers, will resume Minor Lague Baseball play on Wednesday, June 28, when they take on the Mississippi Braves. Mississippi is the Double-A Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
During the first half of the season, Milwaukee’s farm team had a record 34-35, and they are looking to be better in the second half. Biloxi finished 7.5 games back of first-place Pensacola Blue Wahoos, which is the Double-A Affiliate of the Miami Marlins.
The Brewers have a few top prospects in Double-A with the Biloxi Shuckers. Who are some of the top players on that team that you should look out for when going to a game during the second half of the season?
Milwaukee Brewers Farm Report: Double-A Biloxi Shuckers
Outfielder Jackson Chourio is the top-ranked prospect in the Milwaukee Brewers farm system. He is only 19 years old. Chourio was signed as an international free agent on January 15, 2021. He is projected to reach the Majors in 2024.
It is very possible he finishes the 2023 season with the Biloxi Shuckers. Jackson Chourio is going through the Minor Leagues rather quickly. In 64 games played so far this season, he has a .252 batting average with 10 home runs and 46 RBIs, along with 21 stolen bases and three caught stealing attempts. His on-base percentage is .308. Chourio has all the tools to be a big-time player in the Big League for the Brewers.
Third baseman Tyler Black is the fifth-ranked prospect in Milwaukee’s farm system. He throws from the right side and bats from the left side of the plate. Black is 22 years old and was the Brewer’s 33rd overall pick in the 2021 MLB Draft. He is also versatile, playing second base and the outfield.
Tyler Black has played in 58 games so far this season for the Bixoli Shuckers. He has a .263 batting average with 10 home runs and 32 RBIs, along with 40 stolen bases. Black has a .429 on-base percentage. He is projected to be in the Big Leagues by 2024. The Brewers have a potential leadoff hitter of the future in the Minors with Tyler Black.
Catcher Jeferson Quero is 20 years old, but he is not a part of the Brewers’ Top 30 prospects, according to MLB.com. He is having a very good season in Double-A for the Biloxi Shuckers. Quero can take his time in Double-A and throughout the Minors.
He has played in 49 games so far this season and has a .265 batting average, with 10 home runs and 31 RBIs. Jeferson Quero has a .338 on-base percentage as well for Bixoli.
Carlos F. Rodriguez (P)
Pitcher Carlos F. Rodriguez was a sixth-round pick, 177th overall, in the 2021 MLB Draft for the Milwaukee Brewers. He is the 10th-ranked prospect in their farm system. Rodriguez has potential, but he is another pitcher that needs to work on his command. Carlos F. Rodriguez is projected to reach the Majors in 2024.
He has started in 13 games so far this season for the Bixoli Shuckers. Rodriguez has pitched in 62.2 innings and has given up 43 hits and 26 runs. He has also walked 31 batters and struck out 83. His WHIP is 1.18. Carlos F. Rodriguez also has a good strikeout rate.