Top prospect Hiura chosen for Futures Game

July 6th, 2018

MILWAUKEE -- One day after the Brewers signed 2018 first-round Draft pick Bryce Turang, last year's top pick was named to the prestigious SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game.
Futures Game roster revealed
Fast-rising infielder Keston Hiura, MLB Pipeline's No. 1 Brewers prospect and No. 30 on the overall Top 100 list, will be Milwaukee's lone representative at the prospect showcase on July 15 at Nationals Park in Washington.

The Brewers drafted Hiura ninth overall last year, and he was limited to designated hitter duty while recovering from a right elbow injury. He has split time between second base and DH this year and remains a hitting machine at Class A Advanced Carolina and Double-A Biloxi, entering Friday with a .322/.381/.523 slash line between the two stops.
Hiura was sidelined recently with a mild strain of his left thumb, but returned to Biloxi's lineup on Friday.
He's one of 30 members of MLB Pipeline's Top 100 prospects slated to take part in the game, which will stream live on MLB Network will exclusively televise the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at 3 p.m. CT, with Greg Amsinger, Harold Reynolds, Lauren Shehadi and Jim Callis calling the contest live. The game will also be available to SiriusXM subscribers.