Shucker’s pitcher added to All-Star Futures Game

Biloxi Shuckers Right handed pitcher Luis Ortiz was added to the 2018 Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game roster.

The former first-round pick has 51 strikeouts this season and has pitched to a 4.41 ERA while making seven starts and earning a pair of saves.

The Brewers acquired Ortiz in a trade during the 2016 deadline that sent Jonathan Lucroy and Jeremy Jeffress to the Texas Rangers.

Ortiz will join infielder Keston Hiura as well and will play for Team USA on Sunday, July 15th at Nationals Park.

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