Keep an eye on these Brewers prospects in the Arizona Fall League

September 21st, 2022

Some of the Brewers top prospects are headed to the desert in October for this year’s edition of the Arizona Fall League.

Eight prospects – five within the organization’s Top-30 – will join top prospects from the Dodgers, Reds, Twins and White Sox to make up the Glendale Desert Dogs.

Here’s a preview of some of the top Brewers prospects to keep an eye on in Phoenix.

Tyler Black

Black, the Brewers No. 6 overall prospect, joins the Desert Dogs as the top representative from the Crew.

A 2021 first round draft pick, Black spent this season in High-A Wisconsin and demonstrated his prowess at the plate prior to suffering a torn scapula in July. Before the injury, Black slashed .281/.406/.424 with an impressive 45-to-44 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

On top of his offensive ability, Black can provide major value in the field. This season, he logged innings at second base, third base and center field for the Timber Rattlers while showing off his versatility to play key positions.

Healthy again, Brewers fans can hope that Black picks up right where he left off as an on-base machine in Arizona.

Jeferson Quero

Another Timber Rattler coming off an impressive 2022 campaign, Jeferson Quero, will join Tyler Black in the Arizona Fall League.

Bouncing between Single-A Carolina and High-A Wisconsin, the catcher and No. 7 ranked Brewers prospect logged ten home runs and 57 RBI in 95 games this season, collecting a .286 batting average along the way.

Quero’s numbers have been impressive this season despite this being just his second year in the Brewers system -- he hasn’t even celebrated his 20th birthday yet.

In addition to a solid bat, Quero is known for his defensive skillset behind the plate. After nabbing 31 percent of runners this season, his arm will be put to the test in the Arizona Fall League, where he will face some of the fastest prospects in the game.

Abner Uribe

On the mound, the Brewers will bring their No. 26 overall prospect, Abner Uribe, to the Desert Dogs staff.

Uribe’s path through the Brewers minor league system hasn’t been smooth, battling inconsistencies and injuries, but the righty has massive potential as a flamethrowing reliever.

His strongest asset on the mound is his 80-grade fastball, which frequently touches 100+ mph. Balanced out by a powerful slider, Uribe has the stuff to ring up batters. Uribe showed a glimpse of this in the 2021 Arizona Fall League, striking out 16 batters in just nine frames.

The Brewers hope Uribe can be a big part of their future bullpen. And after losing nearly his entire 2022 season due to injury, it will be key for the hard-throwing righty to log meaningful innings in the Fall League once again this October.