Milwaukee Brewers 2012 Mid-Season Top 5 Prospect Rankings

By: J.P. Schwartz

As we are now halfway into the season and the signing deadline for 2012 draft picks has passed, here is my revised list of top 5 prospects in the Milwaukee Brewers organization.

Remember, a prospect must have fewer than 130 ABs or 50 IP in the Major Leagues to qualify.
(Stats through 7/29/2012)

1) Tyler Thornburg – P
Highest Level: MLB Milwaukee Brewers
2012 Stats:
MLB: 0-0, 5.79ERA, 14IP, 7BB, 12K, .309BAA
MILB: 9-1, 3.04ERA, 80IP, 24BB, 77K, .215BAA

2) Jean Segura – SS
Highest Level: MLB Los Angeles Angels (Traded to Brewers)
2012 Stats:
MLB: .000 (0-3)
MILB: .296, 11(2B), 5(3B), 7HR, 40RBI, 34SB

3) Jimmy Nelson – P
Highest Level: AA Huntsville Stars
2012 Stats:
MILB: 5-5, 2.79ERA, 96.2IP, 41BB, 88K, .223BAA

4) Victor Roache – OF
Highest Level: 2012 Draft Pick – Has Not Played

5) Johnny Hellweg – P
Highest Level: AA Huntsville Stars
2012 Stats:
MILB: 5-10, 3.38ERA, 119.2IP, 60BB, 88K, .245BAA

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