The Milwaukee Brewers have released the 2009 roster for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. This is the Rattlers inaugural season as a Brewers affiliate.
Highlights of the 2009 Timber Rattlers:
The infield is led by the
Brewers 1st round pick in the 2008 draft (16th overall), Brett
Lawrie. After signing with
After spending two years as a
pitcher, Brock Kjeldgaard (34th round 2005) was converted to
the infield and was a Pioneer League All-Star for
OF Cutter Dykstra was a
2nd round pick of the Brewers in 2008.
Rated as the 7th best prospect for the Brewers, he is the son
of former Major Leaguer Lenny Dykstra. Cutter
is joined in the outfield by Erik Komatsu,
OF Michael Vass (35th
round 2008) is no stranger to Time Warner Cable Field, having played for
The pitching staff features eight players drafted in the top twelve rounds of the MLB Draft, including 2008 Supplemental 1st rounder LHP Evan Frederickson and 2008 2nd round choice RHP Cody Adams, as well as five members of the Brewers top 30 prospects, led by RHP Cody Scarpetta at number 15. RHP Wily Peralta (#22), LHP Efrain Nieves (#23), Fredrickson (#24), and Adams (#28) also made the Baseball America list.
To view the entire roster, click here.
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