Spencer Schwellenbach.
Spencer Schwellenbach.

Schwellenbach named to SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game

Augusta GreenJackets pitcher Spencer Schwellenbach has been named to the roster for the National League in the upcoming 2023 SiriusXM All-Star Futures League game July 8 at All-Star Weekend in Seattle. 

The Lansing, Mich. native Schwellenbach, who is rated as the sixth overall prospect in the Atlanta Braves organization by MLB Pipeline, was selected in the second round of the 2021 MLB Draft out of the University of Nebraska.

After missing the 2022 season recovering from surgery, the former John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year has dominated on the mound for Augusta this year. Schwellenbach has recorded three quality starts, tied for the league lead amongst active pitchers. The right-hander boasts a record of 3-2 with a 2.76 ERA and a WHIP of 1.16. 

Schwellenbach is the lone Braves’ representative at the All-Star Futures Game. Voting for your favorite Atlanta players is still open now at www.mlb.com/all-star/ballot. The SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game will start at 7 p.m. and air exclusively on radio on SiriusXM and will be televised by Peacock. SiriusXM, the Official Satellite Radio Partner of Major League Baseball, will provide live play-by-play coverage of the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on the MLB Network Radio channel. The game can be heard by SiriusXM subscribers on SiriusXM radios (channel 89), on the SXM App and online at SiriusXM.com/mlb.

The GreenJackets are on the road this week for six games against the Columbia Fireflies (Kansas City Royals), before returning home to take on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Chicago Cubs) beginning with a Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza! Tickets are running out, but a limited quantity are still available at greenjacketsbaseball.com

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