Now Commenting On:

{"event":["prospect" ] }

Shipley to play for U.S. in Futures Game

Shipley to play for U.S. in Futures Game play video for Shipley to play for U.S. in Futures Game

PHOENIX -- The D-backs had one player selected to participate in the 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game.

Class A Visalia right-hander Braden Shipley was named Tuesday to the U.S. Team for the game, which will take place on July 13 at Minnesota's Target Field.

Shipley, 22, was the D-backs first-round pick (15th overall) in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Nevada.

Shipley began the year at Class A South Bend where he went 4-2 with a 3.74 ERA in eight starts before being promoted to Advanced-A Visalia.

In four starts for Visalia, Shipley has compiled a 2.81 ERA.

Steve Gilbert is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @SteveGilbertMLB. Adam Lichtenstein is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

{"event":["prospect" ] }
{"event":["prospect" ] }
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español