Milwaukee Brewers option Andy Wilkins to Triple-A

The Milwaukee Brewers announced Wednesday they optioned career minor leaguer Andy Wilkins to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Wilkins spent a little more than five weeks in the majors; Milwaukee recalled him on July 6 right before the All-Star break to give the team an extra bat, and he stayed on the roster. The 27-year-old went just 3-for-24 […] The post Milwaukee Brewers option Andy...
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August 17, 2016

Wilkins all smiles after notching first homer

While trotting around the bases, in the dugout and in the clubhouse postgame, Andy Wilkins just couldn't stop smiling.
July 26, 2016

Andy Wilkins hits first MLB home run

Wilkins had been 0 for 9 since getting called up from Triple-A Colorado Springs this month.
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July 26, 2016

Brewers’ 1B Andy Wilkins records first career big league home run

Milwaukee Brewers’ first baseman Andy Wilkins recorded his first career home run at the big league level on Monday evening against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Despite failing to start the National League matchup at Miller Park, Wilkins pinch-hit in the bottom half of the sixth inning while giving the Brewers a 7-2 lead over their opponent. […] The post Brewers’ 1B Andy Wilkins...
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July 25, 2016

Perez, Wilkins lead Brewers past Mariners

PHOENIX -- Mike Baxter hit a two-run homer in off the batter's eye screen behind center field during the Seattle Mariners' 5-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday.Wily Peralta and Chris Capuano each pitched two scoreless innings for the Brewers, who have allowed three runs in two wins to start the exhibition season.Mariners starter Taijuan Walker allowed one run and two hits...
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March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Rangers get 1B Wilkins on waiver claim from Seattle

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers have received first baseman Andy Wilkins on a waiver claim from Seattle. Texas is the sixth organization to have Wilkins since the start of the 2015 season. But the Rangers selected him in the 25th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Wilkins hit a combined .251 with 18 home runs and 79 RBIs in 126 games this year at the Triple-A level for...
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December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Dodgers acquire first baseman Andy Wilkins from Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired first baseman Andy Wilkins from the Toronto Blue Jays for cash considerations. The teams announced the move Sunday night. Wilkins, 26, hit .264 in 21 games this season for Triple-A Buffalo, with four doubles and nine RBIs. The 6-foot-1, 220-pound left-handed hitter was originally acquired by Toronto on waivers from the Chicago...
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May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Sox Nab Intriguing Prospect, Free Up Playing Time for Wilkins by Trading Dunn to A’s

Just hours after Alejandro De Aza was shipped off to Baltimore, White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn has been traded to the Oakland Athletics for pitcher Nolan Sanburn. We will take a look back at Dunn’s time with the Sox soon, but for right now let’s focus on what this deal means for the good guys moving forward. I’ll just add that we wish all the best to Dunn – and I now...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Prospect Andy Wilkins Tearing Cover Off of the Ball

Chicago White Sox prospect and current 1B/DH of the Charlotte Knights was just honored by the International League, earning Player of the Month honors for July. In August, he hasn’t slowed down. In July, Wilkins hit 12 HR and 31 RBI all while maintaining a .419 batting average. Through five games in August, Wilkins is hitting .563 (9/16) with three doubles, one home run, and two...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilkins, Ravelo Emerging as Future Options

With Paul Konerko set to retire after the 2014 season and Adam Dunn’s contract expiring, the role of 1B/DH alongside prodigy Jose Abreu could be up for grabs next season. We’ve heard the common names and options by now. Dayan Viciedo, if he’s still around, makes sense if a stronger defensive outfielder is signed in free agency. If Avisail Garcia fails to regain full arm strength...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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