Milwaukee Brewers: The 2016 draft class looks fantastic

Matthew Dewoskin
MILWAUKEE, WI - OCTOBER 19: Corbin Burnes #39 of the Milwaukee Brewers throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the eighth inning in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Miller Park on October 19, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
MILWAUKEE, WI - OCTOBER 19: Corbin Burnes #39 of the Milwaukee Brewers throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the eighth inning in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Miller Park on October 19, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) /
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Weston Wilson

Weston Wilson was drafted in out of college in 2016, but he went in the 17th round. The Milwaukee Brewers may have found a diamond in the rough in Wilson because he’s already spent time in Double-A.

Wilson slashed .270/.326/.434 in 473 plate appearances in 2018. Most of his experience came at High-A, but he did end the year in Double-A.

Wilson also went to the Arizona Fall League, and absolutely raked. Wilson played 13 games with the Peoria Javelinas, and posted a 1.038 OPS with two homers and two steals.

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Wilson is by no means a lock to make a Major League roster, but he’s also working his way up the organizational ladder, and he’s still only 24 years old. and has played just about every position other than catcher. It would be a positive step for him to settle on a position, but versatility is a skill in 2019, and Wilson definitely has it.

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