• Full name Brock Caleb Wilken
  • Born 06/17/2002 in Albuquerque, NM
  • Profile Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 225 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Wake Forest
  • Drafted in the 1st round (18th overall) by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2023 (signed for $3,150,000).
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    School: Wake Forest Source: 4YR

    Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted
    Age At Draft: 21.1
    BA Grade:50/High
    Tools:Hit: 45. Power: 65. Run: 30. Field: 40. Arm: 60.

    Wilken ranked as the No. 354 prospect in the 2020 class out of high school, when scouts saw him as a power-hitting righthander who had a chance to develop 70-grade power in the future. Those evaluations were prescient, and Wilken made it to Wake Forest where he has become a massive 6-foot-4, 225-pound slugger and one of the preeminent home run hitters in college baseball. Wilken has amassed 71 home runs over three seasons, with a .299/.419/.679 career slash line over 173 games. During his 2023 draft season, he hit over .300 for the first time in his career, set Wake Forest’s single-season home run record with 31, became the career home run leader for the program and finished No. 2 in the country for total home runs. Wilken has 70-grade raw power. He can launch a baseball out of any park, from foul pole to foul pole, and in 2023 he posted a 94.6 mph average exit velocity and 108.1 mph 90th percentile exit velocity. That power does come with questions about his pure hitting ability, though Wilken in 2023 attempted to answer those questions by hitting for the highest average of his career, nearly doubling his walk rate from 2022 and significantly improving his contact vs. sliders—which he previously whiffed on at an alarming rate. Wilken has some tools that could play nicely at third base, including fine hands and a 60-grade throwing arm, but his lateral mobility is a question, he struggles to stay low to the ground at times and he’s also a well-below average runner. There’s plenty of first base-only risk here, though he has more than enough power for that slide down the defensive spectrum.

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Career Transactions

  • Biloxi Shuckers activated 3B Brock Wilken from the 7-day injured list.
  • Biloxi Shuckers sent 3B Brock Wilken on a rehab assignment to ACL Brewers.
  • Biloxi Shuckers placed 3B Brock Wilken on the 7-day injured list.
  • Milwaukee Brewers invited non-roster 3B Brock Wilken to spring training.
  • 3B Brock Wilken assigned to Wisconsin Timber Rattlers from ACL Brewers.
  • 3B Brock Wilken assigned to Wisconsin Timber Rattlers from ACL Brewers.
  • 3B Brock Wilken assigned to ACL Brewers.
  • Milwaukee Brewers signed 3B Brock Wilken.

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