Biloxi Shuckers

Brewers call up big group of Biloxi Shuckers

The Milwaukee Brewers announced the call-up of six members of the Biloxi Shuckers on Tuesday.

The players set to join the big league squad are right-handed reliever Yhonathan Barrios, right-handed starting pitcher Adrian Houser, outfielder Michael Reed, right-handed starting pitcher Jorge Lopez, infielder Yadiel Rivera and right-handed starting pitcher Tyler Wagner.

The Shuckers' season came to a close on Tuesday in a 4-0 loss to the Chattanooga Lookouts in game five of the Southern League Championship Series.

Lopez was 12-5 with a 2.26 ERA in 24 starts at Biloxi this season and was named the Milwaukee Brewers' Minor League Pitcher of the Year earlier this month.

Barrios was 3-2 with a 3.15 ERA in 16 appearances with the Shuckers after being acquired in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Reed, who split time with the Shuckers and Triple-A Colorado Springs, batted .278 with five homers and 49 RBIs this season. He rejoined the Shuckers for the postseason run.

Yadiel Rivera, who also spent time at Triple-A, batted .277 this season with 16 RBIs at Biloxi this year.

Wagner, who is making his second appearance with the Brewers this season, was 11-5 with a 2.25 ERA at Biloxi.

Houser was 4-1 with a 2.92 ERA in seven starts with Biloxi after being acquired in a trade with the Houston Astros.

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