How the MLB Draft Shaped the Brewers

Several First-Rounders on current roster

Chuck & Winkler
June 03, 2019 - 8:38 pm

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It's the week of the MLB draft and it's always fun to speculate on what kind of careers the Milwaukee Brewers selections will end up having in the big leagues. But a lot of the names being called this week will never make it to Miller Park. Here's a look at the active 25-man roster (as well as the disabled list) and where each player was drafted, if they were even drafted at all.

 

ACTIVE ROSTER AS OF 6/3/19

2001

Matt Albers - Houston Astros, 23rd rd. (686th overall)

Junior Guerra - Atlanta Braves AMATEUR FREE AGENT

 

2004

Lorenzo Cain - Milwaukee Brewers, 17th rd. (496th overall)

Manny Pina - Texas Rangers AMATEUR FREE AGENT

 

2005 

Ryan Braun - Milwaukee Brewers, 1st rd. (5th overall)

 

2006

Jeremy Jeffress - Milwaukee Brewers, 1st rd. (16th overall)

 

2007 

Mike Moustakas - Kansas City Royals, 1st rd. (2nd overall)

Jesus Aguilar - Cleveland Indians AMATEUR FREE AGENT

Hernan Perez - Detroit Tigers AMATEUR FREE AGENT

 

2008

Eric Thames - Toronto Blue Jays, 7th rd. (219th overall)

 

2009

Chase Anderson - Arizona Diamondbacks, 9th rd. (276th overall)

 

2010

Yasmandi Grandal - Cincinnati Reds, 1st rd. (12th overall) - originally drafted 2007 Boston Red Sox 27th rd

Christian Yelich - Florida Marlins, 1st rd. (23rd overall)

Ben Gamel - New York Yankees, 10th rd. (325th overall)

Alex Claudio - Texas Rangers, 27th rd. (826th overall)

Orlando Arcia - Milwaukee Brewers, AMATEUR FREE AGENT

 

2011

Adrian Houser - Houston Astros, 2nd rd. (69th overall)

Travis Shaw - Boston Red Sox, 9th rd. (292nd overall)

Jacob Barnes - Milwaukee Brewers, 14th rd. (431st overall)

Zach Davies - Baltimore Orioles, 26th rd. (785th overall)

 

2012 

Josh Hader - Baltimore Orioles, 19th rd. (582nd overall)

 

2013 

Taylor Williams - Milwaukee Brewers, 4th rd. (122nd overall)

Freddy Peralta - Seattle Mariners, INTERNATIONAL FREE AGENT

 

2014

Brandon Woodruff - Milwaukee Brewers - 11th rd. (326th overall) -originally drafted in 2011 by the Texas Rangers, 5th rd. (174th overall)

 

2016

Corbin Burnes - Milwaukee Brewers, 4th rd. (111th overall)

 

INJURED LIST

2004

Gio Gonzalez - Chicago White Sox, 1st rd. (38th overall)

Jhoulys Chacin - Colorado Rockies INTERNATIONAL FREE AGENT

 

2010 

Jimmy Nelson - Milwaukee Brewers, 2nd rd. (64th overall)

 

2012

Brent Suter - Milwaukee Brewers, 31st rd. (965th overall)

 

2013

Corey Knebel - Detroit Tigers, 1st rd. (39th overall)

Bobby Wahl - Oakland Athletics, 5th rd. (161st overall), originally drafted in 2010 by the Cleveland Indians, 39th round (1170th overall)

 

AND HERE'S A BONUS.... KESTON HIURA

2017

Keston Hiura - Milwaukee Brewers, 1st rd. (9th overall)

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