The Milwaukee Brewers made 41 selections in the 2016 Major League Baseball draft that concluded on Saturday.
Twenty-one of the 41 selections taken by the Brewers came from the college ranks. Of that group. 17 were pitchers.
The Brewers didn’t take a high school pitcher until the 16th round, when they selected right-hander Louie Crow of Buena Park high school in California. Crow has a scholarship offer to the University of San Diego and has indicated that he plans to go there.
The Brewers made Louisville centerfielder Corey Ray their first round pick. They also looked to bolster their catching position with the selection of five catchers in the draft.
Four players from Wisconsin went on the final day of the draft on Saturday. Right-hander Derek Heffel of Madison Junior College went in the 14th round by Texas. UW-La Crosse outfielder Taylor Kohlwey was taken in the 21st round by San Diego. UW-Whitewater right-handed pitcher Austin Jones went in the 26th round to the Cubs and Menomonee Falls High School right hander Ty Weber went in the 34th round to Cincinnati.
The Brewers also selected Bradley left-handed pitcher Cam Roegner in the 22nd round. He is a native of Beloit.