The former first-round pick of the Brewers had a key game in the victory over

Sal Frelick promotion: Brewers’ former first-round pick has huge game in comeback win vs. Braves in MLB debut

Sal Frelick, an outfield prospect, was promoted to the major leagues by the Milwaukee Brewers for their game against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday (MIL 4, ATL 3), and he immediately had an impact. In his Major League Baseball debut, the 2021 first-round selection went 3 for 3 and scored the game-winning run on a sac fly in the bottom of the eighth inning after driving in the game-tying run with a single in the bottom of the sixth. In the top of the sixth, he also made two leaping catches at the wall.

Early in 2023, Frelick—Milwaukee’s 2021 first-round selection—should make his major league debut. Swift and contact-oriented hitter, he walked more batters than he struck out in 46 Triple-A games the previous year. At 5-foot-10 and 180 pounds, Frelick has more pop than you might think for a player of his size, but power is not going to play a major role in his game. When Frelick reaches the majors, he might have to play left field due to deference to either Chourio or Garrett Mitchell, who made his major league debut last season.
Naturally, Mitchell had a shoulder issue earlier in the season that might keep him out of the picture for the remainder of it. Rather, the Brewers have been depending on
With his three hits in his MLB debut, Frelick is just the third player in Brewers history to do it, after Steve Bowling in 1976 and Sixto Lezcano in 1974. The Legend of Sal emerged quickly after that, in

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