Javi Salas added from extended spring, Mejia to Helena

Salas was 3-2 with a 5.13 ERA for the Shuckers in 13 games

Javi Salas was the Milwaukee Brewers 10th round pick in 2014 out of the University of Miami (FL) (Mike Krebs)

By Biloxi Shuckers | May 17, 2017 4:40 PM ET

BILOXI, MS The Milwaukee Brewers announced the following roster moves this afternoon. RHP Javi Salas has been transferred to Biloxi from extended spring training. C  Natanael Mejia  has been transferred to Helana from Biloxi

Salas, 25, made 13 appearances, 12 starts for the Shuckers in 2016 going 3-2 with a 5.13 ERA, striking out 35 batters over 47.1 innings pitched. Salas was transferred to Class-A Brevard County on August 3 after two stints on the disabled list. Salas was a 2015 Florida State League All-Star and went 6-4 with a 2.41 ERA before the break. Salas graduated from the University of Miami (FL) and tossed a perfect game on March 4, 2014, against Villanova. The Coral Gables, FL native was selected by the Brewers in the 10th round of the 2014 draft.

 Mejia, 24, collected one at-bat for the Shuckers, striking out in a pinch-hit appearance, during Wednesday's day game. The San Pedro de Macoris, DR native was signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Brewers in 2010.

Click HERE to see the most up-to-date Shuckers roster. An updated PDF roster is attached to this email.

The Shuckers wrap up the first leg of the 10-game homestand tonight against the M-Braves. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 pm, with the Beau Rivage Pregame Show starting at 6:15 pm on Cruisin' WGCM AM-1240/FM-100.9 and the Shuckers Radio Network. The game will also be available at biloxishuckers.com and TuneIn Radio.

The Shuckers' homestand at MGM Park continues tonight with great promotions:

All-You-Can-Eat Wednesday - Bring your appetite to MGM Park each Wednesday this season for an all-you-can-eat buffet in the Left Field Terrace which will include hamburgers, hot dogs, and offerings from Papa John's, Aztecas Restaurant & Cantina, Murky Waters, Krispy Kreme and more. The all-you-can-eat ticket is just $20! Season ticket holders will have the option to upgrade their tickets each Wednesday for only $10. Limited all-you-can-eat tickets are available, so reserve your spot in advance.

The Chattanooga Lookouts will come to town to begin a five-game set at MGM Park opening on Thursday night. Fans are encouraged to purchase Shuckers tickets in advance at any Ticketmaster outlet or biloxishuckers.com.


The Biloxi Shuckers are the Double-A Southern League Affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Shuckers play at MGM Park in Biloxi, Mississippi. For more information please visit biloxishuckers.com and follow us on Twitter @biloxishuckers and at facebook.com/biloxishuckers.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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