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Flying Squirrels' Tommy Joseph selected for MLB Futures Game

Richmond, VA (WWBT)- Richmond Flying Squirrels catcher Tommy Joseph has been selected to play in Major League Baseball's Futures Game on July 8 in Kansas City.

Joseph is batting .248 for the Flying Squirrels with 3 home runs and 15 RBIs. He is ranked as the San Francisco Giants No. 5 prospect. He is the only Giants representative in the Futures Game. Joseph is in his 3rd season with the Giants organization after being drafted in the second round of the 2009 draft.

Joseph will also be joined in the Futures Game by former UVA pitcher, Danny Hultzen, who was recently promoted to the Seattle Mariners Triple-A affiliate, Tacoma. Hultzen was 8-3 with a 1.19 ERA with Double-A Jackson.

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