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Brewers' Luis Lara: Promoted to High-A
Lara was promoted to High-A Wisconsin on Monday, Ben Badler of Baseball America reports.
Lara -- as an 18 year old -- posted a .733 OPS and 39:46 BB:K over 318 PA with Single-A Carolina, and the Brewers are ready to give him a shot at the next level. If he can maintain that type of plate discipline he will have a shot to rise up prospect rankings in the coming years.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Luis Lara: Reaching base regularly
Lara went 16-for-38 (.421) with three doubles, three RBI, four stolen bases and a 11:4 BB:K over his last 10 games with Single-A Carolina.
Lara has shined since making his first appearance with Carolina in early May, and through 154 plate appearances he owns a .323 batting average and .448 OBP -- marks that would both rank second in the Carolina League if he qualified. That's not too shabby for a prospect who will not turn 19 years old until November.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Luis Lara: Launches first homer
Lara went 4-for-5 with a home run, two RBI, three runs and a stolen base in a game with Single-A Carolina on Tuesday.
The 18-year-old is getting his first taste of affiliated ball, and he is making the most of the opportunity, posting an .825 OPS over his first 57 plate appearances. He has recorded only a pair of extra-base hits, but he has shown a key eye at the plate, walking 10 times while striking out only five. Lara signed for over $1 million in 2022, so the Brewers clearly believe in his potential.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 5-9, 151 lbs|
|Birthplace: San Felipe, Venezuala|
|Bats/Throws: S, R|