The Milwaukee Brewers have released the 2009 roster for the Wisconsin
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
The infield is led by the
Brewers 1st round pick in the 2008 draft (16th overall), Brett
Lawrie. After signing with
, Lawrie participated with the Canadian National Team in the 2008 Summer
. The 3rd best Brewers
prospect according to Baseball
will be making his professional debut with the Timber Rattlers.
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
in 2008 after hitting 27 doubles and 14 home runs.
INF Michael Marseco (11th round 2008) hit .311 in 40
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,
's 8th round pick in the '08 draft.
The Cal State Fullerton product batted .321 for Rookie Helena last year.
OF Michael Vass (35th
round 2008) is no stranger to Time Warner Cable Field, having played for
in the 2008 NCAA Division III Championships.
He hit .300 (4-12) with 4 RBI for the Panthers in their three games in
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.
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