Milwaukee Brewers: Ranking All of the Rookie Debuts So Far in 2023

The Brewers have debuted a bunch of rookies in 2023, here's how they rank.

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Ranking Milwaukee Brewers 2023 Rookie Debuts: #4 Joey Wiemer

Joey Wiemer made his Brewers debut very early in the season. The 2020 4th round pick was the first player called up from Triple-A following the injury on Opening Day to Luis Urias. Wiemer made his debut on April Fools Day and went 1-for-2 with a double. The Brewers scored three runs in the 8th inning that day to win 3-1 over the Cubs.

Wiemer has given Milwaukee fantastic defense all season long in center field. He has also flashed some power with his 13 home runs, however his batting average needs some work down at .210. It is important to remember, though, that Wiemer is a rookie and will get better as he gets more experience against Major League pitching.

Bottom line, Wiemer plays defense the way few others can, has hit a couple walk-offs, and is surely in the Milwaukee Brewers' future plans.

Ranking Milwaukee Brewers 2023 Rookie Debuts: #3 Blake Perkins

The Brewers signed Blake Perkins to a one-year deal after most recently being a part of the Yankees organization. Perkins did make two appearances as a pinch runner before making his first career start on April 22nd against the Boston Red Sox. In his debut, he went 1-for-3 and scored a run on a Christian Yelich double. The Brewers went on to win 5-4, a signature one-run win.

Perkins has played a much more prominent role than expected, helping out very importantly after the injury to Garrett Mitchell. Perkins also has a walk-off hit this season and, like Wiemer, plays great defense.

Blake Perkins is still 12th in defensive runs saved for outfielders in all of baseball. The crazy part about that fact is that Perkins has played just over 300 innings while all of his peers on the leaderboard have played over 600.