Brewers Name July Minor League Players and Pitchers of the Month
Wiemer and Dillard Earn Players of the Month; Knarr and Castañeda Named Pitchers of the Month
Wiemer, 22, hit .263 (25-for-95) with 4 HR and 14 RBI in 22 games for Low-A Carolina in July, including a 14-game hitting streak from July 13-28.Selected by Milwaukee in the fourth round of the 2020 First-Year Player Draft, Wiemer reached base safely in each of his final 17 games in July and recorded a hit in 16 of those 17 games.Dillard, 23, batted .267 (27-for-101) with 9 HR and 26 RBI in 27 games with High-A Wisconsin during July.
Knarr, 23, went 3-1 with a 3.10 ERA (29ip, 10er), 45 strikeouts and just 9 walks in 5 appearances (4 starts) for Low-A Carolina in July. He ranked second in Low-A in strikeouts (45), third in opponent batting average (.200), fourth in ERA (3.10), fifth in WHIP (1.03) and sixth in innings (29.0).
The Brewers signed Knarr as an undrafted free agent in July of 2020.
Castañeda, 22, went 2-2 with a 2.45 ERA (25.2ip, 7er), 11 walks and 36 strikeouts in 5 starts for High-A Wisconsin during July. He recorded a career-high 9 strikeouts over 5.0 innings on July 13 at Peoria.
In his fourth year in the organization, Castañeda signed with Milwaukee as an undrafted free agent in July of 2017.
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