WILSON, WESTON

Position: Third Base, First Base

DOB: September 11, 1994

Height: 6’3″ / Weight: 195

Bats: Right / Throws: Right

40-man roster: No

How acquired: Drafted (17th round, 2016)

Profile: Drafted in the 17th round of the 2016 draft out of Clemson University, the Brewers signed Wilson for $80,000 and sent him to Helena to begin his pro career in the Pioneer League. After playing third base during his first two seasons at Clemson, Wilson moved to second base in 2016 and has seen most of his action at those two positions with the Brewers as well. At 6’3″, Wilson is better suited for third base in the pros and he handled the position well in his first year, making just four errors in 107 chances at the hot corner. He has better than average power and showed an ability to put the bat on the ball during his time with Helena.

2016: Upon his signing with the Brewers, Wilson made his way to their rookie league club in Helena where he saw action in 62 games. He bounced all over the diamond, playing first, second and third base, as well as a few innings in the outfield, but saw the bulk of his playing time at third. He hit .318, collecting 16 doubles, seven triples and four home runs while driving in 38 runs and also scoring 38.

2017: Wilson made the jump from Helena to High-A Carolina to open the 2017 season, but on a roster loaded with prospects, he found at-bats hard to come by.  He was sent down to Low-A Wisconsin in June and hit .277 with five home runs in 39 games there before re-joining Carolina in August.  He wound up playing in a total of 73 games for the Mudcats and hit .241 with three home runs and 27 runs batted in.