The Milwaukee Brewers have had their fair share of flashy outfielders over the past decade or so. Nyjer Morgan, otherwise known as T-Plush, was known for his antics and additionally was a post-season hero in 2011. Carlos Gomez had incredible defense, speed, and power at the plate. Lastly, to a lesser level than Gomez the Brew Crew also had Keon Broxton with a similar skill set.
Throughout his five year MLB career, Keon Broxton had multiple stints with the Brewers. A vast majority of his big league service time came with Milwaukee. He managed to put together a 20-20 season in 2017 and was an excellent defender in the outfield.
The last time Keon Broxton played at the big league level was in 2019. In 2021 he spent time in the Brewers and Twins farms systems. Since then he has been playing in Indy ball with the hope of someday returning to Major League Baseball or inking a minor league contract.
Ex Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Keon Broxton pursuing MLB comeback by playing in Indy ball.
In 2022 Keon Broxton put up monster numbers for the Acereros de Monclova in the Mexican League. Over 73 games that year he posted a .333/.486/.664 slash with 20 home runs and 12 stolen bases. This equates to a 1.150 OPS, which is certainly eye popping over that large of a sample size.
For the 2023 season Keon Broxton is playing for the Kansas City Monarchs. Their season has just begun, but his hope is to someday return to the big leagues. Here is what Keon Broxton had to say about the opportunity.
“It’s just a matter of me wanting to do it and my mind not playing tricks on me. I’m not retiring anytime soon. I still think my ability is actually better than what it was when I was in the big leagues, which is kind of scary to think.”
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