Roster Update: Erceg to Triple-A; Meyer added

Lucas Erceg promoted to Triple-A; Charlie Meyer transferred to Carolina from Helena

By Carolina Mudcats | September 1, 2017 6:12 PM

ZEBULON, N.C. - The Milwaukee Brewers announced a series of roster transactions today with two affecting the Carolina Mudcats active roster. The moves included the promotion of INF Lucas Erceg from the Mudcats to Triple-A Colorado Springs and the transfer of catcher Charlie Meyer from the Helena Brewers to the Mudcats.

Erceg, 21, was recently named a Carolina League year-end All-Star and was batting .256/.309/.417 with a .724 OPS, a team high 15 home runs and a Carolina League high 81 RBIs at the time of his promotion to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. The Campbell, CA native was a two time Carolina League Player of the Week Award winner in 2017 and finished his High-A run among the Carolina League leaders in doubles (33), extra-base hits (49), total bases (207) and games (127). 

Video: Carolina's Erceg cracks two-run shot

Meyer, 24, has played in two games with the Mudcats so far this season, with his most recent game played on August 6 versus Buies Creek. The Janesville, WI native has gone 1-for-5 with a run and a walk with Carolina this year and 1-for-6 with a run and two walks over six games with Helena earlier this season.

The Mudcats roster is currently at 25 active players with one on the disabled list. 

In summary:

9/1 - INF Lucas Erceg transferred from Carolina to Colorado Springs
9/1 - C Charlie Meyer transferred from Helena to Carolina

The Carolina Mudcats are the proud new Carolina League, Class-A Advanced affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. First established in 1991, the two-time Southern League Champion Mudcats are in their 27th consecutive season of baseball at Five County Stadium in Zebulon, N.C. 

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