Brewers' infield benefits from Keston Hiura replacing Travis Shaw

null Baseball The Brewers have enjoyed a golden age of middle-infield prospects.Shortstop Orlando Arcia was ranked .com’s No. 6 prospect before his promotion three years ago. Former Milwaukee shortstop and onetime top-100 prospect Jean Segura was 23 when he made an All-Star appearance in 2013, and former second baseman Jonathan Villar was 25 when he stole 62 bases for the club in 2016. Now comes second baseman Keston Hiura, who was called up Tuesday. His presence should not be overlooked: As baseball’s No. 20 prospect according to .com, he gives the Brewers’ infield immediate relief in a season where the group has not lived up to lofty expectations.Hiura replaces IL-bound Travis Shaw (wrist), who had been by far the worst hitter of the bunch. Additionally, Hiura’s middle-infield background allows Mike Moustakas to return to his more natural position at third base. For a team already considered one of the best in the National League, that’s a big deal.“It's a good jolt of energy for everybody,” said Brewers manager Craig Counsell to r夜网论坛eporters Tuesday. "We've had Keston the last two springs. He's an advanced hitter.  … That's always been what has stood out. He has hit his way up here."MORE: Watch 'ChangeUp,' a new live whiparound show on DAZNHiura’s debut went about as well as possible. It ended with two hits and a walk on[......]

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