Shuckers 2B named to Futures Game

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Keston Hiura’s journey through the Milwaukee Brewers farm system has been a quick one and next weekend the Biloxi Shuckers second baseman will get the chance to show everyone why.

The top-ranked prospect of the Brew Crew has been named to the 2018 Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game and will play for Team USA on July 15th at Nationals Park.

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From the time Hiura was taken in the first round in 2017 it took him less than a year to get the call-up to the Double-A ranks. Ever since that June 1st promotion, he’s only gotten better, improving his .320 batting average to .326 as the three-hole hitter.

He’ll be following in the footsteps of Mauricio Dubon in 2017, Josh Hader in 2016, and Orlando Arcia in 2015.

As for tonight’s game versus the M-Braves, the Shuckers are back in the win column following a brief Fourth of July hangover. They take this one by the final of 7-4.

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