Nevada alum Shipley to pitch for Diamondbacks on Thursday


Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo announced on Tuesday that Wolf Pack alum and Aces player Braden Shipley will start for Dbacks on Thursday against the Nationals.

Shipley will pitch against the Nats' four-time All-Star and two-time Cy Young winner Max Scherzer.

Shipley has had 20 strikeouts in 22 innings pitched this season for the Aces. His record is 3-1 with a 4.18 ERA.

This is the first time this season the Nevada alum has been called up to the Dbacks, but he was called up last season.

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