Brewers Grab Three Sunday Night at MLB Draft
MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Brewers made three picks on the first day of the 2022 First-Year Player Draft, selecting Coastal Carolina infielder Eric Brown Jr. with the 27th overall pick in the first round, right-handed pitcher Jacob Misiorowski of Crowder (Mo.) Junior College with the 63rd overall pick in the second round and infielder Robert Moore of the University of Arkansas with the 72nd overall pick in Competitive Balance Round B. The announcements were made by Vice President of Domestic Scouting Tod Johnson.
Brown, 21, batted .330 (68-for-206) with 19 doubles, 2 triples, 7 HR, 40 RBI and 12 stolen bases in 57 games as a junior at Coastal Carolina in 2022. He was named the 2022 preseason Sun Belt Player of the Year by D1Baseball.com and Perfect Game.
In 2021, the 5-foot-10, 190-pound Brown hit .294 (55-for-187) with 12 doubles, 9 HR, 38 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 50 starts at shortstop and was named All-Sun Belt Second Team.
Misiorowski, 20, went 10-0 with a 2.72 ERA (76ip, 23er) as a redshirt freshman at Crowder, earning NJCAA Division I Second-Team All-American honors. The 6-foot-7, 190-pound right-hander struck out 136 batters across 76.0 innings in 15 starts with 2 complete games.
Misiorowski is the highest draft pick in program history and is the first Roughrider to be selected since the Brewers drafted Aaron Ashby in fourth round of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. He is committed to LSU.
Moore, 20, batted .232 (56-for-241) with 19 doubles, 2 triples, 8 HR, 44 RBI and 5 stolen bases in 65 games as a junior at Arkansas in 2022. He won the Rawlings/ABCA Gold Glove Award at second base, becoming the first player in Razorbacks history to garner the honor as the nation’s best defensive player at their respective position.
A 5-foot-9, 170-pound switch-hitter, Moore was named Freshman All-American Second Team by Baseball America and All-SEC First Team in 2021 after hitting .283 (66-for-233) with 10 doubles, 3 triples, 16 HR and 53 RBI in 61 games. He played in 16 games as a freshman in the shortened 2020 season, batting .317 (20-for-63) with 2 doubles, 2 HR and 17 RBI to earn Freshman All-American honors from Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.
A native of Leawood, KS, Moore is the son of Kansas City Royals President of Baseball Operations Dayton Moore.
The First-Year Player Draft resumes tomorrow at 1 p.m. CT with rounds 3-10 exclusively on MLB.com. Rounds 11-20 will be held Tuesday, July 19 starting at 1 p.m. CT on MLB.com.